Ambort, Ernest Julian, Sr., Maj

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1056-Pilot, Two-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1951-1952, AAF MOS 1055, 6147th Tactical Control Group
Service Years
1942 - 1953
Officer Collar Insignia
Major

 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Arkansas
Arkansas
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Little Rock, Arkansas
Last Address
Little Rock, Arkansas

Date of Passing
Nov 17, 1981
 
Location of Interment
Little Rock National Cemetery - Little Rock, Arkansas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
SECTION 15, SITE 1036

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Association Memberships
American Fighter Aces AssociationAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2015, American Fighter Aces Association
  2015, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He  was credited with destroying 5 enemy aircraft in aerial combat plus 1 damaged during WWII.
In lower photo he is with top ace Dick Bong (left).
   
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Sources:
http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=679
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=278484
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_049.php
https://www.ancestry.com
   
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 Ribbon Bar


Aviator (Senior)


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Air Force9th Fighter Squadron  - Flying Knights49th Fighter GroupArkansas Air National Guard
6147th Tactical Control Group
  1942-1944, AAF MOS 770, 89th Air Base Squadron
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 9th Fighter Squadron - Flying Knights
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 49th Fighter Group
  1946-1951, AAF MOS 1055, Arkansas Air National Guard
  1951-1952, AAF MOS 1055, 6147th Tactical Control Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1944-1945 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Air Offensive Campaign Japan (1942-45)
  1944-1945 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Leyte Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1951-1952 Korean War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil)  LT-6 Mosquito  
  1944-1945, P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil)
  1951-1952, LT-6 Mosquito
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