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Andrew Jackson Bing

Military

Assigned to 48FS, 14FG, 12AF USAAF. Credited 1 x kill. Transferred to HQ Sqn, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Completed Tour of Duty (ETD).

Awards: DFC, AM (4 OLC), 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. ...

  • 14th Fighter Group

    14th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 14th Fighter Group (USAAF) was a P-38 Lightning Group that fought in Tunisia and the Italian campaign, as well as providing bomber escorts for attacks across southern Europe. ...

  • 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...

  • Headquarters Squadron (364th Fighter Group)
  • 48th Fighter  Squadron

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 Elkins, WV 26241, USA 15 February 1917

Son of Ashley Ernest and Elizabeth L [Daugherty] Bing.

Lived in Fulton County, GA, USA 1941
Based Honington 1944 – 1945

Assigned to HQ Sqn, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

Promotion Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31, UK 1944

Promoted to Major.

End Tour of Duty (ETD) England, UK 1945

Completed Tour of Duty (ETD).

Died Riverside County, CA, USA 17 January 1969
Buried February 1969

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 November 2016 20:18:45 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/83935133_andrew_j%20bing/details/
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49122595
Army Air Force Victories by Arthur Wyllie

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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