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Grubb

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Wing Commander, 8th Air Force Combat Support Wing. Colonel Grubb conducted an inspection tour of 8th AF Combat Support Wing Installations commencing 1st Nov. 1943. At Col. Grubb's request he was accompanied by Colonel Ganoe. They were also accompanied by Tech Sgt. Gold. The report mentions they commenced from London.

A variety of conditions and states of morale were found and commented on.

Service

People

  • Ganoe

    Military | Colonel

  • Michael

    Military | Second Lieutenant
    In the Nov.1943 Inspection report of Supply Command Depots made by Wing Co. Colonel Grubb it was commented that 'a Lt Michael seemed to be particularly bright and apt'. The October 1943 series of photos at the site does not show a Lt Michael. So...

  • Murray

    Military | First Lieutenant
    Lt. Murray is recorded as being the C/O at Wortley at the time of a visit (03/11/1943) by the Wing Commander of Supply Command, Colonel Grubb.

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Associated Place

  • Bristol

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to a Quartermaster Truck unit. Exact location unknown - based on city centre.

  • Bures

    Military site : non-airfield
    Advance Ammunition Parks used by the RAF were often enlarged to include USAAF munitions. These dumps which might exploit natural cave systems or dense woodland, also included concrete structures as a means of protection. Some were also used to store...

  • Egginton

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to a Quartermaster unit. There was a rail junction nearby (one line is now dismantled). Exact location unknown - probably to the north of Egginton Road which runs west out of Hilton.

  • Groveley Wood

    Military site : non-airfield
    RAF Oakley Farm. The huge area of woodland was utilised as an Ordnance Depot. The RAF originally used Wylie Station and built sidings there. Later, the USAAF also used Great Wishford Station.

  • Hull

    Military site : non-airfield
    A Quartermaster Truck Battalion base. Black GIs were based here.

  • Tetbury

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to a Quartermaster Truck Battalion. Exact location unknown.

  • Wortley

    Military site : non-airfield
    Wortley was a Reserve Ammunition Dump in South Yorkshire, to the west of Barnsley and north of Sheffield. ...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 March 2015 20:38:37 Redmist Changes to place associations
Sources

US AAF document recording an 'Inspection of Combat Support Installations of the 8th Air Force', dated 08/11/1943.

Date Contributor Update
26 March 2015 20:30:42 Redmist Changes to biography and events
Sources

US AAF document recording an 'Inspection of Combat Support Installations of the 8th Air Force', dated 08/11/1943.

Date Contributor Update
25 March 2015 22:41:37 Redmist Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role and place associations
Sources

US AAF document recording an 'Inspection of Combat Support Installations of the 8th Air Force', dated 08/11/1943.

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