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9th Air Force. European Campaign

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#1 Francis X Boyle 9th Air Force

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 09:38 PM


I am looking for any information about the following WWII Troop Carrier Groups and Squads from the 9th Air Force:

Nov 1944. - April 45- Merryfield.
50th Troop Carrier Wing- CO- Colonel Julian M. Chappell
441st Troop Carrier Group- CO Lt. Col. Theodore G Kershaw
302nd Troop Carrier Squadron - CO Lt. Col. Frederick Funston Jr.
Plane -C47
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Lt. Col. Frederick Funston Jr.
Deceased Nov 4, 1955
Buried San Francisco National Cemetery, San Fran, CA

May 1945- June 45 - Merryfield
50th TCW, 441st TCG, 99th TCS
Commanding officer- Lt Col. Walter T. Fletcher
Plane- C47

June 1945 -Folkingham
52nd Troop Carrier Wing- CO- Brig. Gen. Harold L. Clark
313th Troop Carrier Group- CO- Col. James J. Roberts Jr.
47th Troop Carrier Squadron - CO- Major Paul W. Stephens
Plane- C47

Also need more info on :
349th TCG-312th TCS June 1945
440th TCG- 98th TCS July 1945

Occupation Force:
9th air force, 12th tactical air command
70th fighter wing, Hqtrs Squadron Munich, Germany Aug 1945- Mar 1946.

If you have any information about my grandfather Francis X. Boyle, or any information about missions flown by any of these squads, i would love to hear from you.

Thank You

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Posted 09 January 2010 - 02:04 PM

Welcome matey,

That is a fine list you have there, IF you head over to the Information Forum section you will sure to get somesort of help.:)
For want of a nail the shoe was lost, for the want of a shoe the horse was lost, for the want of a horse the rider was lost, for the want of a rider the battle was lost, For want of a battle the kingdom was lost, and all for the want of a horseshoe nail.


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