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2012th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Platoon

Activated as the 2012th Engineer Aviation Fire Fighting Platoon 1 Jul 43 at Bradley Field, Connecticut per AAF GO# 62, 28 Jun 43.
Redesignated as the 2014th Engineer Aviation Fire Fighting Platoon 30 Mar 44, HQS IX Air Force Service Command, 30 Mar 44.
Departed POE, Camp Kilmore, NJ, 7 Oct 43.
Deactivated 20 Oct 45, per Organization Order Number 99, HQs, Ninth Air Force, dated 17 Oct 45.

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  • 2014th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

    2014th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

    Platoon
    Unit was originally designated as te 2012th Engr Avn F/F Plat and on 30 March 1944 was redesignated as the 2014th Engr Avn F/F Plat. in accordance with letter, headquarters IX Air Force Service Command, subject, "Movement of Troops", dated 30 March 1944.

Stations

Station Location Date
Based Stansted Mountfitchet

Connections

People

  • Arnold Blackman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Commanding Officer
    Commanding Officer, 2014th EAFFP, 2 Jun 45

  • Henry Fadden

    Military | Captain | Commanding Officer
    Commanding Officer, 2012th EAFFP, 30 Nov 44.

  • Russell Gilchrist

    Military | Sergeant | Fire Fighter

  • Robert Mierhofer

    Military | Private First Class | Fire Fighter

  • Leslie Sayers

    Military | Second Lieutenant
    The first Commanding Officer for the 2012th EAFFP, 1 Jul 43 - 29 Nov 43.

  • Harvey Wampler

    Military | Private First Class | Firefighter
    Received Bronze Service Star in May 45, for Battle participation credit in Germany.

  • William Weber

    Military | Corporal (Technician Fifth Grade) | Fire Fighter

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 December 2016 23:40:34 usaeff Changes to unit previously was association and unit became association
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Unit History

Date Contributor Update
10 December 2016 23:39:40 usaeff Changes to unit previously was association
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Unit History

Date Contributor Update
16 November 2016 04:20:49 usaeff Changes to nicknames, unit became association and media associations
Sources

American Battle Monuments Commission website: https://www.abmc.gov/
Fire Trucks At War: http://www.firetrucks-atwar.com/
Army Firefighting website: http://www.armyfirefighting.com

Date Contributor Update
13 November 2016 19:15:01 usaeff Changes to description and unit became association
Sources

Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency (AFHRA)

Date Contributor Update
13 November 2016 17:31:00 usaeff Changes to unit previously was association and stations
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Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency (AFHRA)

Date Contributor Update
13 November 2016 17:21:11 usaeff Changes to type, description, unit encompassing associations, unit previously was association and unit became association
Sources

Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency (AFHRA)

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:59 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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