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Leland Calvin Spencer

Military

Service

People

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 409th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

Events

Event Location Date
Born Monerey Park, California

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 February 2021 06:43:48 captainspencer Changes to place associations
Sources

Leland Spencer's son, Bruce Spencer.

Date Contributor Update
07 February 2021 06:39:58 captainspencer Changes to unit associations
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Leland Spencer's son, Bruce Spencer.

Date Contributor Update
07 February 2021 06:38:39 captainspencer Changes to middlename
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Leland Spencer's son, Bruce Spencer.

Date Contributor Update
07 February 2021 06:38:03 captainspencer Changes to person associations
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Leland Spencer's son, Bruce Spencer.

Date Contributor Update
07 February 2021 06:16:29 captainspencer Changes to service number
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Leland Spencer's son, Bruce Spencer.

Date Contributor Update
07 February 2021 06:12:00 captainspencer Changes to highest rank and role
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Leland Spencer's son, Bruce Spencer.

Date Contributor Update
07 February 2021 06:09:15 captainspencer Changes to nickname
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I am Bruce Spencer, son of Captain Leland Spencer, who flew 30 B-24 missions from 7/6/44 to 1/28/45. Leland was assigned to the 93rd Bomb Group, 409th Bomb Squadron at Hardwick Aerodrome.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / roster

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