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William Leslie Brinson


Unit was with the 8th AF from November/December 1942 until October 1943 when group was transferred to 9th AF. Five of the above months the majority of the Air Echelon was on detached service to the Mediteranean Theater of Operations. While the 315th Troop Carrier Group was with the 8th AF, it provided cargo and passenger service around the British Isles, and provided some air drop capability for the British Airborne Forces.



Units served with

  • 315th Troop Carrier Group

    315th Troop Carrier Group

    The chief purpose of the 315th Troop Carrier Group when assigned to the Eighth Air Force was to transport troops around the UK in the early part of 1943. Before long though, the Group was used by the Twelfth Air Force and flew from Bilda, Algeria, from...

  • 43rd Troop Carrier Squadron


Event Location Date
Born Augusta, Georgia 11 March 1921


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:29 AAM AAM ingest

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