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987th Military Police Company

Company

Browse 987th Military Police photographs and other documents in the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library digital archive here: www.2ndair.org.uk/digitalarchive/Dashboard/Index/62

Structure

Part of
  • 2nd Bomb Division

    2nd Bomb Division

    Division
    The groups under the command of the 2nd Bomb Wing came under the command of the 2nd Bomb Division in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 2nd Air Division.

  • 14th Combat Bomb Wing
  • 20th Combat Bomb Wing

    20th Combat Bomb Wing

    Wing
    Prewar bombardment wing in the northwest. Moved to England, May–June 1943, for duty with Eighth Air Force. Received its first groups in November 1943 and served in combat in the European theater from December 1943 until April 1945. Returned to the US...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Bungay
Based Morley Hall
Based Norwich
Based Wendling

Connections

People

  • Robert Kunkel

    Military | Medic | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Joined Sqd 2/15/44. DS/987 Military Police Company 2/20/44. Trans/Infantry 3/29/45.

  • John Rex

    Military | Private First Class | Military Policeman
    Military police duties in the villages and towns of Norfolk and the city of Norwich, 1943 - 1946. GC/ ETO Ribbon/ WW II Victory Medal

  • Charles Schroeder

    Military | Private | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Killed in Action (KIA)

Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 March 2018 15:58:49 2nd Air Division Memorial Library Changes to description
Sources

2nd Air Division Memorial Library

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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)

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