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Harry Robert Lakoduk

Military

Assigned to 560BS, 388BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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. ...

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 560th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Knettishall

    Military site : airfield
    Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Max, ND 16 April 1919

Son of Harry and Katie Dobowey Lakoduk.

Enlisted Fort Snelling, MN 24 October 1942

Fort Snelling, Minnesota

Based Knettishall 1944 – 1944

Assigned to 560BS, 388BG, 8AF USAAF.

Hospitalised Amarillo AAF, TX August 1945

Hospitalised Amarillo AAF, Texas.

Died 26 September 1996
Buried Fort Snelling National Cemetery Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN October 1996

Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2021 14:26:16 Sigaroda Changes to awards
Sources

Enlisted Record and Report of Separation
Honorable Discharge

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2021 09:25:25 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/record/67206468
https://www.fold3.com/image/670234990
https://www.fold3.com/record/84674594/harry-r-lakoduk-wwii-army-enlistme...
https://www.fold3.com/record/701372877/lakoduk-harry-r-us-wwii-hospital-...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/897250/harry-robert-lakoduk

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2021 09:17:07 Al_Skiff Changes to role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/record/67206468
https://www.fold3.com/image/670234990
https://www.fold3.com/record/84674594/harry-r-lakoduk-wwii-army-enlistme...
https://www.fold3.com/record/701372877/lakoduk-harry-r-us-wwii-hospital-...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/897250/harry-robert-lakoduk

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2021 07:27:37 Emily Changes to service number and events
Sources

Enlistment Record, Find a Grave

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2021 07:16:24 Emily Changes to surname, middlename and media associations
Sources

Amended spelling of first name and added middle name as per media uploads made by user< a href="https://www.americanairmuseum.com/user/61191">Sigaroda and associated media

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.388bg.info/Personnel.html

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