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2047th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon

Platoon

Structure

Part of
  • 98th Combat Bomb Wing
  • 387th Bomb Group

    387th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 387th Bomb Group flew just under thirty missions with the Eighth Air Force before being transferred to the Ninth Air Force in October 1943. The Group remained at Chipping Ongar, Essex after being reassigned and continued to hit targets in France....

  • 559th Bomb Squadron
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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Chipping Ongar
Based Clastres

Connections

People

  • Oscar Adams

    Military | Corporal (Technician Fifth Grade) | Fire Fighter
    Killed at Advance Landing Ground A-71, Clastres, France, when a B-26C, #42-107844, returning from an operational mission crashed at the East-West runway and immediately burst into flames.

  • James Brasington

    Military | Private | Fire Fighter
    Killed at Advance Landing Ground A-71, Clastres, France, when a B-26C, #42-107844, returning from an operational mission crashed at the East-West runway and immediately burst into flames.

  • Lester Crabb

    Military | Sergeant | Fire Fighter
    Died of Injuries while while conducting firefighting operations at Advance Landing Ground A-71, Chastres, France, when a B-26C, #42-107844, returning from an operational mission crashed at the East-West runway and immediately burst into flames.

  • Harry Dixon

    Military | Corporal (Technician Fifth Grade) | Fire Fighter
    Died of Injuries received while performing firefighting duties at Advance Landing Ground A-71, Chastres, France, when a B-26C, #42-107844, returning from an operational mission crashed at the East-West runway and immediately burst into flames on...

  • George Felion

    Military | Private First Class | Fire Fighter
    Killed at Advance Landing Ground A-71, Chastres, France, when a B-26C, #42-107844, returning from an operational mission crashed at the East-West runway and immediately burst into flames.

  • Inez Garcia

    Military | Corporal | Fire Fighter
    Killed at Advance Landing Ground A-71, Chastres, France, when a B-26C, #42-107844, returning from an operational mission crashed at the East-West runway and immediately burst into flames.

  • Roy Jones

    Military | Sergeant | Fire Fighter
    Killed at Advance Landing Ground A-71, Chastres, France, when a B-26C, #42-107844, returning from an operational mission crashed at the East-West runway and immediately burst into flames.

  • Charles LaVoy

    Military | Corporal (Technician Fifth Grade) | Fire Fighter
    Killed at Advance Landing Ground A-71, Chastres, France, when a B-26C, #42-107844, returning from an operational mission crashed at the East-West runway and immediately burst into flames.

  • Harold Nelson

    Military | Corporal (Technician Fifth Grade) | Fire Fighter
    Killed at Advance Landing Ground A-71, Chastres, France, when a B-26C, #42-107844, returning from an operational mission crashed at the East-West runway and immediately burst into flames.

  • Armando Orante

    Military | Private First Class | Fire Fighter
    Killed at Advance Landing Ground A-71, Chastres, France, when a B-26C, #42-107844, returning from an operational mission crashed at the East-West runway and immediately burst into flames

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 November 2016 18:59:01 usaeff Changes to nicknames
Sources

Army Firefighting website: http://www.armyfirefighting.com

Date Contributor Update
16 November 2016 18:57:29 usaeff Changes to type, nicknames, unit encompassing associations, aircraft associations and stations
Sources

Fire Trucks At War: http://www.firetrucks-atwar.com/
Army Firefighting website: http://www.armyfirefighting.com
http://usaafdata.com/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:59 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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