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2037th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Platoon

The 2037th EAFFP was activated 5 July 1943, per GO 24, Hqs. Harding Field, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, dated 5 July 1943.
Nine (9) Enlisted were transferred 14 April 44 to 2147th EAFFP per par 3 SO 103, Hqs. IX Bomber Comman.
The 2037th EAFFP was disbanded 9 June 1945 pursuant to authority contained in teletype U-1531-1, IX Air Force Service Command (Secret) dated 7 June 1945 and par 1 SO___ Hq 490th Air Service Group, dated 9 June 1945.
Personnel were assigned to Hq & Base Services Sq, 490th Air Service Group, par 1 SO___Hq 490th Air Service Group, dated 9 June 1945.

Commanding officers
  • Henry During

    Military | First Lieutenant | CE
    Assigned to 2037th EAFFP – Commanding Officer 24 July 43 - ???

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Earls Colne 21 July 1944
Based Dover Army Air Base 21 July 1944

Connections

People

  • Leo Beese

    Military | Corporal | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2037th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter Assigned to Hq & Base Services Sq, 490th Service Group, 9 Jun 45

  • Carl Brandenburg

    Military | Corporal (Technician Fifth Grade) | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2037th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter Assigned to Hq & Base Services Sq, 490th Service Group, 9 Jun 45

  • Edmund Brzezinski

    Military | Corporal (Technician Fifth Grade) | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2037th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter Assigned to Hq & Base Services Sq, 490th Service Group, 9 Jun 45

  • George Drake

    Military | Private | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2037th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter Assigned to Hq & Base Services Sq, 490th Service Group, 9 Jun 45

  • Henry During

    Military | First Lieutenant | CE
    Assigned to 2037th EAFFP – Commanding Officer 24 July 43 - ???

  • Arnold Ellefson

    Military | Corporal | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2037th EAFFP – MOS 590, Duty Solider III Assigned to Hq & Base Services Sq, 490th Service Group, 9 Jun 45

  • Anthony Fistola

    Military | Corporal (Technician Fifth Grade) | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2037th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter Assigned to Hq & Base Services Sq, 490th Service Group, 9 Jun 45

  • Stephen Gehl

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2037th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter Assigned to Hq & Base Services Sq, 490th Service Group, 9 Jun 45

  • Milton Gerland

    Military | Sergeant | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2037th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter Assigned to Hq & Base Services Sq, 490th Service Group, 9 Jun 45

  • Richard Gunn

    Military | Private | Firefighter
    Assigned to 2037th EAFFP – MOS 383, Firefighter Assigned to Hq & Base Services Sq, 490th Service Group, 9 Jun 45

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 August 2017 19:11:23 usaeff Changes to description
Sources

Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency; http://www.afhra.af.mil/

Date Contributor Update
13 August 2017 16:43:39 usaeff Changes to commanding officers associations
Sources

Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency; http://www.afhra.af.mil/

Date Contributor Update
08 July 2017 21:55:59 usaeff Changes to type, nicknames, description and stations
Sources

Unit History received from Air Force Historical Research Agency; http://www.afhra.af.mil/

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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