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Glenn F Aschbrenner

Military

Assigned to 374FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF. Completed (End) Tour of Duty (ETD).

Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Post War: member of the 9663rd Air Reserve Squadron in the USAF Reserve for 30 years retiring at the rank of Lt Colonel. Subsequently employed with Wausau Motor Parts as a manufacturing manager until his retirement.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

  • 374th Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Bottisham

    Military site : airfield
    The P-47 Thunderbolts of the 361st Fighter Group damaged the surfaces of the airfield so much in the first months of flying from Bottisham that American engineers were called in to lay a new runway. In January 1944 they constructed a 1,470-yard-long...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Wisconsin, USA 2 October 1921
Enlisted Milwaukee, WI, USA 9 July 1942
Promoted Bottisham, Cambridge CB25, UK August 1944

Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

Assigned Bottisham, Cambridge CB25, UK August 1944 – March 1945

Assigned to 374FS, 361FG, 8AF USAAF.

End Tour of Duty (ETD) England, UK March 1945

Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

Buried Marathon County, WI, USA 2009

Pine Grove Cemetery
Wausau
Marathon County
Wisconsin, USA.

Died Wausau, WI, USA 16 February 2009

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 July 2016 11:14:42 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/89585870_glenn_f%20aschbrenner/details/
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Aschbrenner&GSfn=G...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:31 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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