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Fermin McLeod Bennett

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • 387th Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Gosfield

    Military site : airfield
    First used as an airfield during the First World War, when known as Royal Flying Corps/RAF Sible Hedingham, it was built as Gosfield for the Eighth Air Force and then Ninth Air Force in 1942-43. Home to first the 365th Fighter Group, then the 397th...

  • Juvincourt

    Military site : airfield

  • Fritzlar

    Military site : airfield

  • Bretigny

    Military site : airfield

  • Azeville

    Military site : airfield

  • Chievres

    Military site : airfield

  • Metz

    Military site : airfield

  • Florennes / Juzaine

    Military site : airfield

  • Aachen

    Military site : airfield

  • Beaulieu

    Military site : airfield

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Events

Event Location Date
Born Great Bend, Kansas 29 April 1922
Enlisted Spokane, WA 18 October 1942
Died Walla Walla, WA 19 January 2003
Buried Dayton, Washington 22 January 2003

Dayton City Cemetery
Dayton, Columbia County, Washington, USA
Plot
Block F Lot 78 Plot 10

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 January 2021 02:05:18 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=7669487
http://hellhawks.org/387_roster.html
https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/34274320/person/1801394...

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