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70th Replacement Depot



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Based Stone (Jefferson Hall) September 1944



  • Michael Alba

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 339th Fighter Group
    Born in Pasadena, California, Michael Alba grew up in Simi Valley where his family worked in the orchards. He was a 1937 teammate of future baseball star Jackie Robinson at the Pasadena City College, practicing on Catalina Island with the Cubs team....

  • Frank Birtciel

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 343FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. 121 x missions over 2 x tours. Credited 1 x shared and 1 x damaged [Air], 5 x destroyed and 1 x damaged [Ground]. Bailed out safely near Bruges from P-51D 44-15701 3-Apr-45 returned to duty (RTD). Completed Tour of...

  • Richard Bishop

    Military | Captain | Fighter pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 343FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. 270 Hrs on 72 missions. Credited 1 destroyed, 1 x damaged [Air], 1 x destroyed [Ground]. Completed Tour of Duty (ETD). Transferred to the 70th Replacement Depot. ...

  • Willard Burnett

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Aerial Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Willard 'Pete' Burnett served as an aerial gunner and then as a ball turret gunner with the 331st Bomb Group of the 94th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Rougham, England. One of the crews he flew with was the Raymond C Stachowiak crew. ...

  • William Burns

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 55th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 338FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Flew 94 x missions. Credited with 1 x probable and 1 x shared destroyed. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD). ...

  • Edward Davidson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Assigned to 322BS, 91BG, 8AF USAAF. Harold Reichert crew. Completed 35 missions. Returned to ZI via 70th Replacement Depot. ...

  • Shirley Holmes

    Military | Corporal | Clerk-Typist
    Served in Britain 1943-1945 at Stone Staffs. Women's Army Air Corps

  • Robert Keegan

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Completed tour 10/15/44. Trans/70 RD 10/26/44.

  • William Keeler

    Military | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Trans from 66 BS 8/3/44. Completed tour 11/8/44. Trans/70 RD 12/5/44. Home leave 12/16/44. Transferred 44th BG

  • Ted Lines

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine
    Ted Elvan Lines was born in Mesa, Arizona, on 4 May 1921. He graduated from Aviation Cadet Training on 1 October 1943. He was assigned to the 4th Fighter Group, 335th Squadron in April 1944, and in May he shot down an Me-109 for his first victory. In...

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Date Contributor Update
28 October 2014 10:16:01 Lucy May Changes to type, name and air forces

Associated 70th Replacement Depot to Stone (AAF station number 594) based on the following sources:
391st Bomb Group website mentions that the 70th RD were based at Stone:
A website about Lou Proucha's service includes reference to Stone as AAF station number 594:

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:43 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia