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Edward C Beaumont

Military

Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Completed Tour of Duty (ETD).

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

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. ...

  • 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...

  • 383rd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-14013 'Beau's Baby'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of 1st Lt Edward C Beaumont. Lost 14-Jan-45 1 mile E Honington/Sta 375 Lt Jackie C Woodside bailed safely. RTD.

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 Los Angeles, CA, USA 26 January 1921
Lived in Los Angeles County, CA, USA 1941
Enlisted Los Angeles, CA, USA 20 June 1942
Based Honington 23 April 1944 – November 1944

Assigned to 383FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

Promotion Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31, UK 19 July 1944

Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

End Tour of Duty (ETD) England, UK November 1944

Completed Tour of Duty (ETD).

Died Banning, CA, USA 8 June 1994

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 October 2016 18:28:18 Al_Skiff Changes to role
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/84994582_edward_c%20beaumont/details/
https://www.fold3.com/page/16631777_edward_c%20beaumont/details/

Date Contributor Update
13 October 2016 18:23:51 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/84994582_edward_c%20beaumont/details/
https://www.fold3.com/page/16631777_edward_c%20beaumont/details/

Date Contributor Update
13 October 2016 18:21:56 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/84994582_edward_c%20beaumont/details/
https://www.fold3.com/page/16631777_edward_c%20beaumont/details/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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