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100th Service Group

Group

Established as 100th Air Base Group, 13 Jan 1942 Activated on 9 Feb 1942. Redesignated 100th Service Group, 13 Jun 1942. Redesignated 100th Air Service Group, 18 Nov 1944 Disestablished, 25 Apr 1945

Structure

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Snetterton Heath 20 May 1943
Assigned VIII Service Command 20 May 1943
Based Knettishall 5 July 1943
Assigned IX Service Command 10 January 1944
Based Mendlesham 11 January 1944
Assigned 2nd Advanced Air Depot Area 11 January 1944
Assigned 1st Advanced Air Depot Area 5 February 1944
Based Langar 15 March 1944
Based Merryfield 25 April 1944
Deployed Chilbolton 14 August 1944 – 23 August 1944
Assigned IX Troop Carrier Command 26 August 1944 – 25 April 1945
Deployed Langar 30 August 1944 – 5 September 1944
Based St Marceau 4 October 1944
Based Dreux 1 November 1944 – 25 April 1945

Connections

People

  • Marvin Otto

    Military | Building and Maintenance | 100th Bomb Group
    Marvin was assigned to the 100th Service Group. “In England our unit was split in half. My half went to set up three air fields being built. We put up Nissen huts, mechanic facilities and bomb and ammo storage dumps.” His last field was...

  • Harold Wykoff

    Military | Private | Passenger | 100th Service Group
    Missing (non-battle) on 21 August 1944 in Proctor (LZ676)

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 July 2021 14:14:28 Emily Changes to type, description, air forces, unit encompassing associations and stations
Sources

usafunithistory.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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