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Baine Arnold Hawthorne

Military

Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Robert Edwards

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt Hawthorne crew. 30 x combat missions. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Thomas Lilley

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 30 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Harry Rocklage

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 32 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (4OLC), PH, WWII Victory, EAME, National Defense, UN and Korean medal. Post war: Remained in USAF serving in Korean conflict, lost aboard B-29 44-86415 on 19-Sep-51.

  • Eugene Rodriguez

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 32 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • William Schofield

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot; Co-Pilot | 379th Bomb Group
    77 missions flown from June 1944 to 20 April 1945. Flew 30 missions with 379th BG. Started as co-pilot, ended as pilot. Transferred to 1st Scouting Force flying P-51s. Flew 47 missions as lead pilot in Scouting Force. ...

  • George Wensel

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. Hawthorne crew. 32 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Daniel Whealton

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt Hawthorne crew. 30 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Egon Woerle

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. Blaine Hawthorne crew. 30 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 524th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Kimbolton

    Military site : airfield
    Planned for RAF use, Kimbolton airfield was built by W and C French Ltd. in 1941. The airfield was increased in size to accommodate a full US heavy Bomb Group, and the first such unit to us it was the 91st Bomb Group, who arrived in September 1942....

Events

Event Location Date
Born Wirt, OK 3 June 1920

Son of Ervin Isaac & Ola Mae [Watts] Hawthorne.

Based Kimbolton June 1944 – September 1944

Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Conroe, TX 4 December 2007
Buried Cedar Grove Cemetery, Trinity, TX 6 December 2007

Cedar Grove Cemetery
Trinity,
Trinity County, TX

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 June 2019 15:00:15 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

http://www.379thbga.org/looking4.htm
https://www.fold3.com/image/612729130
https://www.fold3.com/image/159485304?rec=159485340
https://www.fold3.com/record/57817193-baine-arnold-hawthorne
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/153899412/baine-arnold-hawthorne

Date Contributor Update
19 June 2019 10:50:46 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.379thbga.org/looking4.htm
https://www.fold3.com/image/612729130
https://www.fold3.com/image/159485304?rec=159485340
https://www.fold3.com/record/57817193-baine-arnold-hawthorne
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/153899412/baine-arnold-hawthorne

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Plaque in Memorial Garden

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