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326th Ferry Squadron

Squadron

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Stations

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Connections

People

  • William Bavin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    KIA. A-20B # 41-3386 PH

  • Addison Fain

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 31st Transport Group

  • Joseph Fiset

    Military | Sergeant | 31st Transport Group
    KIA. C-47 #43-48592 shot down by flak and crashed in the water in Bowley Bay.

  • Richard Hite

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    He was trained as a P-38 pilot trained in photo-recon but was assigned to the 9th Air Force's 326th Ferrying Squadron based out of Paris. He was killed at or near St. Dizier airfield in France Jan 8, 1945.

  • Edward Krause

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Jack Krause served as a pilot with the 4th Gunnery & Tow Target Flight and later the 326th Ferrying Squadron. ...

  • Alva Leeper

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 31st Transport Group
    KIA. P-51B 43-6969. No details.

  • Douglas Legear

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 31st Transport Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) DNB. Killed in an accident in a fighter aircraft near Cormeille, France.

  • Joe Quintana

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Killed in Action (KIA)

  • William Shaffer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) DNB. P-47D #42-75143.

  • Oliver Tudman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Meritorious Service Unit Plaque/ EAME Medal/ AM/ American Campaign Medal/ WW II Victory Medal

Aircraft

  • N4839

    Oxford
    Airspeed Oxford N4839 assigned to 326th Ferrying Squadron, 31st Air Transport Group, 9AF USAAF.

  • MJ561

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire MJ561 Mk LF IX, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • BL993

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire BL993 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • 44-23590 'Scrap Iron IV'

    P-38 Lightning
    Assigned to 393FS, 367FG, 9AF. Personal aircraft of Capt Laurence E Blumer. Transferred to 326 Ferrying Squadron, 1 Transport Group, 9AF USAAF.

  • 42-26633 'Dickee Dee'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 352FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 379FS, 362FG, 9AF USAAF.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 September 2017 12:33:06 general ira snapsorter Changes to type, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 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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