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36th Troop Carrier Squadron

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Cottesmore
Langham

Connections

People

  • Wilbur Alley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 316th Troop Carrier Group
    KIA in Operation Husky July 1943 Air Medal

  • Eugene Hock

    Military | Flight Officer | Pilot | 316th Troop Carrier Group
    Flight Officer Eugene (Gene) M. Hock, was a CG-4A glider pilot with the 316th Troop Carrier Group.

  • Dickson Spencer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | co-pilot | 316th Troop Carrier Group
    2nd Lt. Dickson Hall Spencer was born on January 24th, 1921 in Racine Wisconsin. He and his older brother Jack(my Grandfather) were both pilots before the war. Jack was a flight instructor, so remained stateside. Dick was sent to England where he...

  • Hildren Tyson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 316th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 36TCS, 316TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Hit by flak over the drop zone in C-47A 43-48056, went down aflame, crew unable to bale out. Killed in Action (KIA). 23-Dec-44 MACR 11025. Awards: AM (2OLC), PH.

Aircraft

  • 42-23931

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 43-15179

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 43-15185

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 43-15638

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 43-36782

    CG-4A Haig
    CG-4A glider of the 316th Troop Carrier Group, serial number 43-36782.

  • 42-92679

    C-47 Skytrain
    Took part in Operation Eagle on 12 May 1944. After successfully completing the practice jump, the aircraft collided with C-47 42-108877 on the return journey. Crews reported a large explosion and a bright flash. All members of the crew were killed in...

  • 42-24269

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 43-15634

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 42-18909

    C-47 Skytrain

  • 43-15258

    C-47 Skytrain

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 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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