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Wilson W Montague

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) near Wertheim in P-51D 44-14254.

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...

  • 385th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

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 Granville County, NC, USA 3 June 1918
Killed in Action (KIA) Wertheim am Main, Germany 1 March 1945
Buried 4301 Louisburg Road, Raleigh, NC 27604, USA

Buried at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 October 2014 01:24:02 TMontague Changes to awards
Sources

Wilson W. Montague is my uncle. I am Terry Montague. He was awarded the Purple Heart. Killed in Action, March. 1, 1945.

Date Contributor Update
27 October 2014 01:05:50 TMontague Changes to role
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Wilson W. Montague is my uncle. I am Terry Montague. I have uploaded his photo.

Date Contributor Update
20 October 2014 13:19:27 Lucy May Changes to service number, biography and events
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13305 and brother Bobby Montague.

Date Contributor Update
19 October 2014 09:25:57 Pyker Changes to biography and events
Sources

Transposed data from duplicate entry into this one.

Date Contributor Update
19 October 2014 09:05:47 Pyker Changes to events and place associations
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Updated data.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 13305 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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