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Halesworth (Holton) Airfield Memorial Museum

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Station 365 memorial museum, home of Zemke's Wolfpack. Three memorials stand in front of the building, commemorating the 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron, the 56th Fighter Group, and the 489th bomb Group.

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People

  • Dominick Cavallo

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 489th Bomb Group
    Dominick was drafted into the Army on January 30, 1942, and was honorably discharged on October 30, 1945, with the rank of 1st Lieutenant. He was a Supply Sergeant in the Medical Training Battalion prior to joining the Air Corps. ...

  • James Gandy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner/Flight Engineer | 489th Bomb Group

  • Lewis Hull

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight Mechanic | 56th Fighter Group
    Lewis "Harry" Hull served as a crew chief with the 61st Fighter Squadron of the 56th Fighter Group in England during the Second World War. ...

  • William Russell Surbaugh

    Military | Major | Pilot | 489th Bomb Group

  • Howard Took

    Civilian
    Buzz grew up in Halesworth, next to a USAAF base. Buzz’s father was a plumber, and worked on the airfield. Buzz recalled ‘standing against the fence with my brother, watching the Liberators.’ After the war, Buzz and his friends played on the airfield: ...

  • Warren Wackford

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Bombardier | 489th Bomb Group
    Warren Wackford served as a bombardier with the 489th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Halesworth, England.

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Date Contributor Update
23 January 2018 10:04:07 CatLady54 Changes to person associations
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Dominick F Cavallo

Date Contributor Update
25 March 2015 19:53:22 usxpat Created entry with name, known as, latitude, longitude, history and media associations
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http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

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