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Headquarters & Headquarters Company (447th Signal Construction Battalion)



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  • Kenneth Barnette

    Military | First Lieutenant | Supply Officer, 709th Squadron | 447th Bomb Group
    Lt Barnette was the chief supply officer for the 709th squadron. Supply officers were tasked with making sure resources for the group made it to Rattlesden. Lt. Barnette was born in Iowa 1917, died in 1969 while working as a journalist in Western New...

  • Charles Davis

    Military | Major | 447th Bomb Group
    Charles Gerald Davis is the son of Dr. Cecil Clair and Margaret Marie Quinlan Davis. Charles Enlisted into the Army Air Corps, Aviation Cadet on 3 Oct 1941. On his application it states that he had 4 years of college with Civil Occupation as Architects...

  • Hunter Harris

    Military | General | 447th BG Commander | 447th Bomb Group
    From Wikipedia: ...

  • William Ready

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot-Air Executive | 447th Bomb Group
    In 1941 he was a flight instructor for the cadets stationed at Randolph Field in San Antonio. At the 96th he started out as an instructor, meteorologist and navigator. (He had been a violinist for the Kansas City Philharmonic and orchestra lead. He...

  • John Sizer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 447th Bomb Group
    John Sizer flew 30 missions as pilot of his Flying Fortress. He was a patriot of the truest kind, and joined up simply to serve his country in a time of great need. His wife, Ruth (Jacobs) Sizer, traveled with him all during his training and waited...




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

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)