Luftwaffe and Allied Air Forces Discussion Forum  

Go Back   Luftwaffe and Allied Air Forces Discussion Forum > Discussion > Allied and Soviet Air Forces

Allied and Soviet Air Forces Please use this forum to discuss the Air Forces of the Western Allies and the Soviet Union.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 15th February 2008, 17:12
phil phil is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: belgium
Posts: 118
phil
looking for info on US glider pilot market garden bastogne ?301St,441 St

dear reader,
i am currently looking for more info on a person glider pilot or dakota pilot
all the info i have is
name
ERNEST .L. MCDUFFIE T-1191
301 St groupe carrier squadron
later to 441 St troups carrier group

trained at VICTOR VILLE
operated South of France
%Market garden hollland
and (i would like to know if has been to Bastogne ?)
has had at least 2 rewards
air medal us army
orange order william holland
can someone tell me more about this person?
KIA ? when where? has been in Bastogne ??? where
any info would be appreciated
thanks in advance
phil
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 15th February 2008, 18:07
Leendert Leendert is offline
Alter Hase
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Belgium
Posts: 2,033
Leendert will become famous soon enough
Re: looking for info on US glider pilot market garden bastogne ?301St,441 St

Phil,

So far found this picture of him on a glider pilot website: http://www.pointvista.com/WW2GliderP...20McDuffie.jpg

Also that (a) Ernest L.McDuffie is buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX. Born Feb 27, 1915, died May 30, 1986.

Regards,

Leendert
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 15th February 2008, 18:13
phil phil is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: belgium
Posts: 118
phil
Re: looking for info on US glider pilot market garden bastogne ?301St,441 St

thank you Mr Leendert,
do you know anything if he served in Bastogne or was he a pilot ?
kindly regards
phil
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 15th February 2008, 18:22
Leendert Leendert is offline
Alter Hase
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Belgium
Posts: 2,033
Leendert will become famous soon enough
Re: looking for info on US glider pilot market garden bastogne ?301St,441 St

Phil,

Don't know if he was in involved in Bastogne, but mentioned picture appears under heading "Glider Pilot Pictures".

Regards,

Leendert
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 15th February 2008, 18:28
phil phil is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: belgium
Posts: 118
phil
Re: looking for info on US glider pilot market garden bastogne ?301St,441 St

so if that picture apears under glider pilots i suppose that he was a glider pilot ( WACO)?
regards Mr Leendert
groetjes uit tienen (brabant)
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 15th February 2008, 20:42
Leendert Leendert is offline
Alter Hase
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Belgium
Posts: 2,033
Leendert will become famous soon enough
Re: looking for info on US glider pilot market garden bastogne ?301St,441 St

Phil,

Confirmation here that McDuffie was a glider pilot:http://www.wwiiadt.org/Our_Heroes/Hi...20Squadron.htm

Groet,

Leendert
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 10th September 2015, 18:54
NUPPOL NUPPOL is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 426
NUPPOL is on a distinguished road
Re: looking for info on US glider pilot market garden bastogne ?301St,441 St

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg...033927&df=all&

Picture of McDuffie
Cant see what type of "Wings" he had!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
RAF raid on Gdynia, 18/19 Dec 1944 alkali Allied and Soviet Air Forces 9 5th January 2012 07:06
JG2 losses 19/8/42 Steve49 Luftwaffe and Axis Air Forces 18 19th August 2007 17:10
Operation Market Garden Sylvester Stadler Luftwaffe and Axis Air Forces 7 22nd June 2007 23:13
Prone Pilot Glider Habicht Peter Ocker Luftwaffe and Axis Air Forces 0 25th November 2006 12:15
Why did 3 JD relocate;compromise of Market Garden? SES Luftwaffe and Axis Air Forces 0 21st January 2005 17:26


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 19:18.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©2004 - 2018, 12oclockhigh.net