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Major Lester Ferguson Squadron Commander of the 85th Squadron of the 437th Troop Carrier Group with Captain Doug Wright RAF Liaison officer on the Control Tower at USAAF Station 469 RAF Ramsbury. Picture taken by Joseph C Antrim, 85th Squadron Operations Officer; hole punch on left hand side and handwritten No 70 top right indicates that this picture was copied directly from Antrim's print collection. Handwritten caption on reverse: '010565. Ramsbury, Eng. Ferguson and British Officer - Control Tower.'

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Ferguson of the 437th Troop Carrier Group with a British officer on the Control Tower at Ramsbury. Handwritten caption on reverse: '010565. Ramsbury, Eng. Ferguson and British Officer - Control Tower.'

Connections

Units

  • 437th Troop Carrier Group

    437th Troop Carrier Group

    Group
    Constituted as the 437th Troop Carrier Group on 15 April 1943, it was activated on 01 May 1943 in Dunnellon, FL. They trained with C-46 and C-47 aircraft for duty overseas with the Ninth Air Force. They moved to England during January and February of...

Locations

  • Ramsbury

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF operational training station, Ramsbury was allocated while under construction to the Eighth Air Force as a transport base. Built during 1942, it had eventually three concrete runways, 28 pan and 24 loop hardstandings, and two T2...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 December 2014 00:00:44 Ramsbury437 Changes to caption
Sources

Joseph C Antrim

Date Contributor Update
06 December 2014 00:00:17 Ramsbury437 Changes to caption
Sources

First person discussion.

Date Contributor Update
05 December 2014 23:58:22 Ramsbury437 Changes to caption
Sources

From first person discussions with Joseph C Antrim

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:42:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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