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...
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...
Military | General | 447th BG Commander | 447th Bomb Group
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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...
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...
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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)