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Glennon Timothy Moran

Military

Fighter ace Moran served in World War II, Korea, the Berlin Crisis and as commander of the 131st Tactical Fighter Wing at Robertson ANG Base, Missouri, from August 1962 to October 1968.

Service

Units served with

  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 487th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-13320

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 328FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) 28-May-44 mission Pilot Lt James A Burr Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 6782.

  • 42-103320 'Little Ann' 'Silver Dollar'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 487FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Friendly fire caused the loss of this A/C, Lt James White baled out successfully.

Associated Place

  • Bodney

    Military site : airfield
    Before the Americans arrived Bodney was a grass-surfaced airfield. So when the 352nd Fighter Group arrived with heavy P-47 Thunderbolts, work was carried out to strengthen its roads and runways with steel matting, concrete and tarmac. Nissen huts also...

Events

Event Location Date
Born St Louis, MO, USA
Lived in Granite City, IL, USA 6 March 1919
Enlisted 12 February 1942
End Tour of Duty (ETD) 23 October 1945

Ended Tour of Duty and joined the reserves

Died 3 September 1986
Buried Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 July 2018 15:53:09 Lucy May Changes to highest rank
Sources

Correspondence with Glennon T Moran's granddaughter.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2015 13:52:57 Jenny Changes to events
Sources

http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=677

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2015 13:46:30 Jenny Changes to events
Sources

Virginia Irwin's article, as previously cited

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2015 13:42:32 Jenny Changes to middlename
Sources

http://acepilots.com/eto/moran.html - article by Virginia Irwin

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:35 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Fighter Aces of the U. S. A., Mustang Aces of the Eighth Air Force and Aces and Wingmen II / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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