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Ernest A Barnes

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Service

People

  • Ernest Barnes

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunnery | 447th Bomb Group

  • Benjamin Goins

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunnery | 447th Bomb Group

  • Louis Iven

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 447th Bomb Group

  • Arvo Johnson

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Engineer/Gunnery | 447th Bomb Group

  • Warren Larson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 447th Bomb Group

  • Peter Marcopulos

    Military | 447th Bomb Group

  • James Quigley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 447th Bomb Group

  • William Tipper

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Radio Operator | 447th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

  • 709th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Rattlesden

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force in 1942, Rattlesden had three concrete runways, 50 hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. Intended to be a twin-engine B-26 bomber base, it was originally a satellite for nearby Rougham, and first occupied from...

  • Rattlesden Memorial

    Other location

  • St Nicholas, Rattlesden

    Other location

  • Rattlesden Gliding Club

    Other location

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 January 2021 00:16:16 pamccolgan Changes to person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

222nd combat crew training school: Army air field Ardmore, Oklahoma. (1944). Baton Rouge, LA: Army and Navy Pub. of Louisiana.

Date Contributor Update
09 January 2021 00:13:53 pamccolgan Changes to highest rank and role
Sources

222nd combat crew training school: Army air field Ardmore, Oklahoma. (1944). Baton Rouge, LA: Army and Navy Pub. of Louisiana.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History Roster as of 01 August 1945

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