14128351 - O-832430 - 2nd Lt. Graham Lupton - born: 1922 - Nativity: North Carolina
Residence 1942: Charleston County, South Carolina
Enlistment, 24 Sep 1942, Fort Moultrie, Charleston County, South Carolina
born 28 Jun 1922, Kinston, North Carolina - died 12 Nov 2008, Tavares, Florida - Age 86
The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...
Distinguished Unit Citation: Germany, 11 September 1944.
Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot
Prisoner of War (POW) crashed into Ijssel Sea on 16 Jan 45 in P-51 #42106693
Military site : airfield
East Wretham was not improved to Class A standard. It retained its shorter runways, although eventually pierced-steel planking was laid to make take offs and landings easier for the Thunderbolt, and then Mustang, pilots. Steel matting was also laid to...