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Vincent J Baietti

Military

Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME (6 Battle Stars), Good Conduct.

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. ...

  • 334th Fighter Squadron

    334th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 334th Fighter Squadron was the successor to No. 71 Eagle squadron of the Royal Air Force when the 4th Fighter Group was activated on 12 September 1942. They were based at Debden Field, Essex. The "Fighting Eagles" as they were called, flew...

Associated Place

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Plymouth, MA, USA 8 April 1918

Son of Gustavo and Margherita [Vergnani] Baietti.

Enlisted Boston, MA, USA 3 July 1942
Based Debden 12 December 1942 – 1 September 1945

Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

Promotion Debden, Loughton IG10 3SW, UK 1 January 1943

Promoted to Private First Class.

Promotion Debden, Loughton IG10 3SW, UK 1 June 1943

Promoted to Staff Sergeant.

Promotion Debden, Loughton IG10 3SW, UK 1 April 1944

Promoted to Technical Sergeant.

Buried Plymouth, MA, USA February 2011

Saint Josephs Cemetery
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

Died Plymouth, MA, USA 19 February 2011

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 August 2017 18:49:16 Al_Skiff Changes to nickname, service number, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.4thfightergroupassociation.org/uploads/8/2/0/3/8203817/334_ba...
https://www.fold3.com/page/85571266_vincent_j%20baietti/details/
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=65897071

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:31 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

'1000 Destroyed' by Capt. Grover C. Hall, Jr. / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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