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Ernest Abe Jr



Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...


Event Location Date
Born Pennsylvania, USA 1910
Enlisted Philadelphia, PA, USA 20 April 1942

Residence: Undefined
Private, Branch Immaterial

Promoted Grafton Underwood NN14, UK 29 December 1944

•Promoted from Sergeant to Staff Sergeant on Station 106 SO #259 dated 29 December 1944.
• Served on Gilbert Jacob's Ground Crew.


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27 May 2017 20:44:08 bombercommand Changes to events

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06 January 2017 02:10:23 bombercommand Changes to media associations

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16 June 2015 01:04:48 bombercommand Changes to nickname, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations

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27 September 2014 18:09:12 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia /