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Leonard A Ahlstrom


Assigned to the 384th Bombardment Group, 546th Bombardment Squadron on Gowen Field, Idaho, Special Orders #362 dated 28 December 1942, as a member of the original squadron cadre.


Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...


Event Location Date
Born 3 December 1914
Enlisted Milwaukee, WI, USA 3 June 1942

Residence: Kenosha County, Wisconsin
Private, Branch Immaterial
Nativity: Sweden

Died 5 December 1986

Riverside National Cemetery
Riverside County
California, USA
Plot: 19A, 0, 2473


Date Contributor Update
08 January 2017 23:42:40 bombercommand Changes to media associations

Date Contributor Update
30 January 2016 21:48:06 bombercommand Changes to service number, biography, events, place associations and media associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:34 AAM AAM ingest

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