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Headquarters (437th Troop Carrier Group)

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  • 437th Troop Carrier Group

    437th Troop Carrier Group

    Group
    Constituted as the 437th Troop Carrier Group on 15 April 1943, it was activated on 01 May 1943 in Dunnellon, FL. They trained with C-46 and C-47 aircraft for duty overseas with the Ninth Air Force. They moved to England during January and February of...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Balderton January 1944
Based Ramsbury

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People

  • Harold Adkins

    Military | Major | Group Medical Officer | 437th Troop Carrier Group
    In the 1940 Census, he is listed as living in Indiana with his wife and their two children. His occupation was "Medical Doctor" in "Private Practice". Harold was in the Headquarters Squadron and a member of the 437th TCG Association; he appeared on...

  • Fred Armagost

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Group Supply Officer (G-4) | 437th Troop Carrier Group
    Fred entered the service on 25 June 1942 from Sacramento, California. He enlisted as a Private. (Enlisted Service #: 39390687) He had one year of college education, was married, and his civilian occupation was listed as: "Guards and watchmen, except...

  • Carlis Arnn

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Administrative Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) - MOS 502 | 437th Troop Carrier Group
    Dick entered the service on 13 October 1941 from Roanoke, Virginia. He enlisted as a Private in the Air Corps. He had four years of high school, was Single without dependents, and his civilian occupation was listed as: "Salespersons." Dick was in the...

  • John Babel

    Military | Private First Class | Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): 699 - Ambulance Driver | 437th Troop Carrier Group
    The service number appearing on the orders we have is not listed in the NARA data base, and a search by name also produced no results. ...

  • Walter Baker

    Military | Corporal | MOS 501 - Administrative and Technical Clerk | 437th Troop Carrier Group
    He entered the service from Tacoma, Washington on 16 January 1943. He enlisted as a Private, had four years of high school education and was single without dependents. His civilian occupation was listed as: "Sales clerks". ...

  • John Barrett

    Military | 437th Troop Carrier Group
    We have no Service Number for John, and a search by name in the NARA data base produced no results. ...

  • Frank Becker

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator (Ground Based) | 437th Troop Carrier Group
    On 01 November 1942 Frank entered the service from Camp Dodge, Herrold, Iowa as a Private in the Air Corps. He had four years of high school education, was single, without dependents and his civilian occupation was listed as: "Farm managers and foremen...

  • Vernon Berg

    Military | Private First Class | MOS 521 - Basic Clerk | 437th Troop Carrier Group
    On 23 December 1942 Vernon entered the service as a private from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He had two years of high school education, was married and his civilian occupation was listed as: "Semiskilled filers, grinders, buffers, and polishers (metal)". ...

  • Chester Bigelow

    Military | Sergeant | MOS 239 - Teletype Mechanic | 437th Troop Carrier Group
    He entered the service as a private on 18 January 1943 from Fort Devens, Massachusetts. He had four years of high school education, was married, and his civilian occupation was listed as: "Office machine operators". ...

  • Albert Bivings

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Power Pilot | 437th Troop Carrier Group
    On 27 October 1940, Gene registered for the draft. He was listed as 6' tall and weighed 180 pounds. He had a ruddy complexion, brown eyes and brown hair. ...

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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