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Wallace Simms Davidson


Assigned to the 384th BG, 547th BS on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #74 dated 5 April 1945, as crew pilot. 2 combat missions.



  • Edward Raila

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 384th Bomb Group
    Assigned to the 384th BG 547th BS on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #74 dated 5 April 1945, Wallace Davidson Crew. 2 combat missions.

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 547th Bomb Squadron


  • 43-38757 Peaslee's Payoff

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 16/9/44; Grenier 30/9/44; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-L] Grafton Underwood 6/10/44; crash landed Troston AD, Sfk, UK with Wallace Davidson 8/5/45, repaired; Returned to the USA Bradley 11/7/45; 4185 BU Independence 12/7/45; 4136 BU...

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...


Event Location Date
Born Shrewsbury, New Jersey 10 October 1923
Died 11 July 2007
Buried Fairview Cemetery, Middletown, New Jersey


Date Contributor Update
16 February 2015 16:54:53 bombercommand Changes to middlename, nickname, biography, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:43 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self/best friend for 35 years,