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Wilbur Earl Degroff

Military

Assigned to HQ Sqn, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

Service

Units served with

Associated Place

  • Andrews Field

    Military site : airfield
    The base was known as Great Saling when construction – by US Army engineers – began in 1942 but was renamed Andrews Field in honour of the memory of Gen. Frank M. Andrews, who was killed when the B-24 he was travelling in crash-landed in Iceland on 3...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Wisconsin, USA 3 September 1918
Enlisted Milwaukee, WI, USA 21 April 1941
Based Andrews Field 1943 – 1944

Assigned to HQ Sqn, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

Honourably Discharged United States 29 September 1945
Buried Plymouth, WI 53073, USA February 1998

Saint John The Baptist Catholic Cemetery
Plymouth
Sheboygan County
Wisconsin, USA

Died Plymouth, WI 53073, USA 19 February 1998

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2017 19:47:44 Al_Skiff Changes to events
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https://www.fold3.com/page/628514516_wilbur_degroff%20%20(1918)/details/
https://www.fold3.com/page/47892850_wilbur_e%20degroff/details/
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=115425670

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2017 19:45:52 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, highest rank, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
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https://www.fold3.com/page/628514516_wilbur_degroff%20%20(1918)/details/
https://www.fold3.com/page/47892850_wilbur_e%20degroff/details/
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=115425670

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