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Norvin K Averett

Military

Assigned to 365FS, 358FG, 8AF USAAF. Abandoned P-47D 42-76525 out of fuel over English channel, baled and picked up by ASR, WIA, RTD.

Awards: PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

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. ...

  • 368th Fighter Group

    368th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 368th Fighter Group flew P-47s in combat from England from March 1944. In the days after D-Day the Group supported Allied ground troops fighting in the Cherbourg penisula and then around St. Lo. The Group received a DUC for flying seven missions in...

  • 365th Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • High Halden

    Military site : airfield
    Used as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943 with temporary runways and buildings. High Halden was then used as a Ninth Air Force Advanced Landing Ground, before being occupied by the 358th Fighter Group in 1944.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Florida, USA 4 January 1920
Lived in Pensacola, FL, USA 1941
Enlisted Fort Barrancas, Pensacola, FL 32508, USA 26 January 1942
Crashed Monoghan Ct, Sumter, SC 29154, USA 10 October 1942

Taxiing Accident Monoghan Field, Sumter, SC Cat 3 damage Lt Norvin K Averett, 10-Oct-42.

BT-13A 41-10946 455SchSq

Crashed English Channel 7 May 1944

Abandoned P-47D 42-76525 out of fuel over English channel, baled and picked up by ASR, WIA, RTD.

Buried Escambia County, FL, USA April 1992

Saint John's Cemetery
Pensacola
Escambia County
Florida, USA.

Died Pensacola, FL, USA 4 April 1992

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 August 2016 13:52:25 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

http://p-47.database.pagesperso-orange.fr/Database/42-7xxxx.htm
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Averett&GSfn=Norvi...

Date Contributor Update
01 August 2016 13:51:05 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://p-47.database.pagesperso-orange.fr/Database/42-7xxxx.htm
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Averett&GSfn=Norvi...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:43 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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