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Lionel S Appelby

Military

Promoted to Sergeant on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #30 dated 15 June 1943.

Service

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 547th 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Florida, USA 21 May 1919
Enlisted Camp Blanding Aaf/Ng, Starke, FL 32091, USA 15 November 1941

Residence: Seminole County, Florida
Private, Air corps

Died Florida, USA 13 May 1986

Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Sanford
Seminole County
Florida, USA
Plot: Section A-1, Lot 1, Space 2, Evergreen 1st

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 February 2016 01:25:57 bombercommand Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=119

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=a...

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