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Everett Peter Abar

Military

Service

People

  • Thomas Adcock

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 61FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).

  • William Aggers

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 495th Fighter Training Group
    Assigned to 61FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Baled out during navigation mission when visual contact with leader was lost in overcast in P47 41-6401 Returned to Duty RTD. 31-Dec-43. Transferred to 495FTG 8AF USAAF.

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Units served with

  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

    Group
    Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...

  • 61st Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Boxted

    Military site : airfield
    Boxted was built for heavy bombers and became operational from May 1943. In the few months B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group were stationed there, there were two night attacks by the Luftwaffe. On 17 August 1943, one man was killed when bombs...

Events

Event Location Date
Born West Burke, Vermont, USA 26 January 1916
Lived in Berkeley, CA 1940

2220 Dwight Way

Enlisted San Francisco, CA, USA 7 November 1941
Died Japan 14 April 1945

KIA 14th April 1945
Appears to have been killed over Japan while flying with the 497th BG - 20th AF

Buried Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery 1949

Plot: Section 82, Site 56-57

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 August 2020 21:40:29 466thHistorian Changes to events and place associations
Sources

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2238&h=17181208...
https://www.20af.org/abar-everett-a1171-497bg.cfm
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14452520/everett-peter-abar

Date Contributor Update
08 June 2016 10:27:23 Wex_AdamSterecki Changes to person associations
Sources

http://www.56thfightergroup.co.uk/personnel.htm

Date Contributor Update
08 June 2016 10:16:01 Wex_AdamSterecki Changes to awards
Sources

http://www.497thbombgroupb29.org/Master%20497th%20A-Z.pdf

Date Contributor Update
08 June 2016 10:06:59 Wex_AdamSterecki Changes to middlename and events
Sources

http://www.497thbombgroupb29.org/Master%20497th%20A-Z.pdf

Date Contributor Update
08 June 2016 09:54:39 Wex_AdamSterecki Changes to service number and events
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/84952545_everett_p%20abar/details/

Date Contributor Update
08 June 2016 09:36:04 Wex_AdamSterecki Changes to highest rank and events
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=14452520

Date Contributor Update
08 June 2016 09:35:08 Wex_AdamSterecki Changes to events
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=14452520

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.56thfightergroup.co.uk/personnel.htm

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