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Thomas Lorren Barrineau

Military

Thomas and twin brother Murdock Barrineau lived in Waycross, Georgia with their parents and younger sister Stella. Both brothers attended the Waycross High School and after their graduation the family moved to Naples, Florida. Thomas and Murdock both enlisted in February 1943 and both served in Europe in the 8th Air Force.

Service

People

  • Murdock Barrineau

    Military
    Murdock and twin brother Thomas Barrineau lived in Waycross, Georgia with their parents and younger sister Stella. Both brothers attended the Waycross High School and after their graduation the family moved to Naples, Florida. Murdock and Thomas both...

Units served with

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

Associated Place

  • Eye

    Military site : airfield
    Eye air base was not a Class A base but was constructed to a less demanding standard by the 827th and 859th Battalions of U.S. Army Engineers in 1943 and was finished in early 1944. Unusually, a group of its hardstandings were on the other side of the...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Florida, United States 19 September 1923

twin brother of Murdock, both sons of Lorren and Jenet (Jeanette ?) Barrineau

Lived in Waycross, Georgia, United States 1935
Lived in Pensacola, Cambria County, Florida, United States 1942
Enlisted Camp Blanding, Starke, Florida, United States 25 February 1943

Both twins enlisted on the same day at the same recruiting office

Buried Morgan Cemetery, Molino, Escambia County, Florida, United States 2000
Died Molino, Escambia County, Florida, United States 15 April 2000

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 February 2016 13:17:26 ED-BB Changes to media associations
Sources

Link to person

Date Contributor Update
05 February 2016 13:16:14 ED-BB Changes to media associations
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Added photo

Date Contributor Update
05 February 2016 13:12:58 ED-BB Changes to middlename, service number, biography, events and place associations
Sources

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force Newsletter 1 February 2016 [m8afnews@mightyeighth.org]
NARA WWII Enlistment records
US 1940 Census
Personal research on the Barrineau twins

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:03 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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