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Avelin P Tacon Jr

Military

Jan. 1943-Nov. 1944, to 67th Fighter Wing

Service

People

  • Oscar Fladmark

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot | 359th Fighter Group
    Flew 64 combat missions,in WWII,then served in Air National Guard, Korean War (he flew 100 combat missions). ...

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Units served with

Associated Place

  • East Wretham

    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...

  • Walcot Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    Bought by the Dearden family in 1891, during the Second World War the Hall was used as an RAF operations room remote from conjoined RAF Wittering and RAF Collyweston. From December 1943 the 67th Fighter Wing took over, using the Hall as a command and...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Shreveport, Louisiana

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 April 2017 10:19:01 Lucy May Changes to service number, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Information from duplicate record. Source:
Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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