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Willard Edward Moore

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) crashed into North Sea on 15 Apr 44 in P38 #4268148

Service

Units served with

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 384th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

Associated Place

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Normantown, WV 25267, USA 12 March 1921
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 15 April 1944 – 29 April 1945
Died Arlington, VA, USA 14 May 2015

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 July 2019 15:28:42 ldh2244 Changes to media associations
Sources

Pamela Moore collection

Date Contributor Update
27 March 2016 02:23:18 gregmoore Changes to events
Sources

Greg Moore

Date Contributor Update
27 March 2016 02:22:10 gregmoore Changes to events
Sources

Greg Moore

Date Contributor Update
27 March 2016 00:57:21 gregmoore Changes to nickname and awards
Sources

Greg Moore

Date Contributor Update
20 March 2016 00:34:59 gregmoore Changes to middlename, nickname, highest rank, awards, place associations and mission associations
Sources

From his son and his log books

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3894 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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