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Alfred F Eaton

Military

Assigned to 84FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF.

Award: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

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  • John Saviks

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew Chief
    Assigned to 84FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF.

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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. ...

  • 84th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Duxford

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Duxford, now a museum and still a working airfield, was operated by the USAAF from 1943 to 1945. The base was briefly the home of the 350th Fighter Group in late 1942, but it was not until April 1943 that it became a fully American station when the...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 2 September 1920
Lived in Holly Bluff, MS 39088, USA 1941
Based Duxford 13 June 1944 – 29 November 1944

Assigned to 84FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF.

E/A damaged [Air] 02100 Saint-Quentin, France 1 July 1944

Me109 damaged in the air Saint-Quentin, France. 1-Jul-44.

E/A Destroyed 1.5 [Ground] Eutingen im Gäu, Germany 19 July 1944

1.5 Do-217 destroyed on the ground Eutingen. 19-Jul-44.

E/A Destroyed [Ground] Eutingen im Gäu, Germany 19 July 1944

Me-410 destroyed on the ground Eutingen. 19-Jul-44.

End Tour of Duty (ETD) England, UK 29 November 1944

Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

Died 28 October 1979

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2018 14:03:50 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list
http://www.station131.co.uk/78th_FG/pilots/e_pilots/Eaton_Alfred/Eaton%2...
https://www.fold3.com/image/48254656?terms=Alfred%20F%20Eaton

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2018 13:42:55 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list
http://www.station131.co.uk/78th_FG/pilots/e_pilots/Eaton_Alfred/Eaton%2...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster on page 135 in 'Eagles of Duxford' book by Fry

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