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Daniel James Whealton II

Military

Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt Hawthorne crew. 30 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Baine Hawthorne

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 524th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Kimbolton

    Military site : airfield
    Planned for RAF use, Kimbolton airfield was built by W and C French Ltd. in 1941. The airfield was increased in size to accommodate a full US heavy Bomb Group, and the first such unit to us it was the 91st Bomb Group, who arrived in September 1942....

Events

Event Location Date
Born Salisbury, MD 28 December 1922

Son of Clarence W and Dorothy [Sudler] Whealton.

Enlisted Camden, NJ 14 November 1942

Camden, New Jersey

Based Kimbolton June 1944 – September 1944

Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Salisbury, MD 11 October 2005

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 June 2019 18:56:04 Al_Skiff Changes to media associations
Sources

http://www.379thbga.org/Looking4%201600-1591%20p60.htm
https://www.fold3.com/image/540530332
https://www.fold3.com/record/22604833-daniel-j-whealton
https://www.fold3.com/record/83598556-daniel-j-whealton
https://www.fold3.com/record/624749066-daniel-whealton-1922

Date Contributor Update
19 June 2019 18:42:16 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, suffix, service number, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.379thbga.org/Looking4%201600-1591%20p60.htm
https://www.fold3.com/image/540530332
https://www.fold3.com/record/22604833-daniel-j-whealton
https://www.fold3.com/record/83598556-daniel-j-whealton
https://www.fold3.com/record/624749066-daniel-whealton-1922

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Plaque in Memorial Garden

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