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21st Air Depot Group



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  • Bernard Chesler

    Military | Flight Officer | Fighter pilot | 21st Air Depot Group
    Assigned to 357FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Suspended from Flying Duty. Assigned to 21st Depot Repair Sqn. Transferred to 357FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. EOW. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • William Cooley

    Military | Corporal | Carpenter | 21st Air Depot Group
    Toward the end of the war he was given an unusual assignment, to build a conference table 24'x4'. After completing the table, he was to 'Black ' out the room where the table was placed. When he finished he was whisked away on a 3 day pass to London....

  • Ray DeVries

    Military | Airman First Class | 21st Air Depot Group

  • Joseph MacCarroll

    Military | Captain | Chaplain | 21st Air Depot Group
    U. Presb.

  • Herman Neiditch

    Military | Private First Class | Mail Clerk | 21st Air Depot Group
    Was a Mail room clerk at Burtonwood, a large air depot that had around 18,000 people on base. 1 service stripe; 3 overseas bars, Amer Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, WW II Victory Medal EAME theater ribbon

  • Les Portwood

    Military | Medic | 21st Air Depot Group

  • William Schukraft

    Military | Major | Chief of Supply Division | 21st Air Depot Group

  • Anthony Wolfe

    Military | Private First Class | Aerial Engineer; Mechanic | 21st Air Depot Group

  • Raymond Zimmerman

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flying Control | 21st Air Depot Group
    From 524 Winona Ave, Grand Rapids, MI. Joined in US came to Burtonwood, England with 21st Air Depot Group November 1942, name changed to 401st HQ & HQ Sqn 96th Air Depot Group and then Base Air Depot No 1. Senior NCO in Flying Control; returned to US...




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

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