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Henry S Sykes

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 496th Fighter Training Group

    496th Fighter Training Group

    Group
    Activated as 496th Fighter Training Group on 11 December 1943 at Greencastle by VIII Composite Command. ...

  • 487th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-6644

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 363rd FS, 357th FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 555th FTS, 496th FTG. Crashed, suffered a landing accident on 12 August 1944 Cat 3 damage. Pilot Lt Henry S Sykes, by which point it was marked as War Weary. Transferred to 82nd FS, 78th FG....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 August 2019 13:17:13 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number and unit associations
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:46 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / unit history

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