Harris W Ames entered the service on 21 November 1942 from Boston, Massachusetts. He enlisted as a Private in the Air Corps. He had four years of high school, was single, without dependents and his civilian occupation was listed as: “Gardeners and grounds keepers, parks, cemeteries, etc.”. He was identified as a 1945 member of the 84th TCS in Frank Guild's book Journey to the Far Shore; he appeared on the 437th TCG Association rosters from 1972 until 1986.
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Constituted as the 437th Troop Carrier Group on 15 April 1943, it was activated on 01 May 1943 in Dunnellon, FL. They trained with C-46 and C-47 aircraft for duty overseas with the Ninth Air Force. They moved to England during January and February of...
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