Bostrom, Ernest Olof, Capt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Primary Unit
1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 352nd Fighter Group
Service Years
1942 - 1945
Foreign Language(s)
Swedish
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Captain

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Brooklyn, NYC, NY
Last Address
New Jersey

Date of Passing
Jan 16, 1980
 
Location of Interment
Laurel Memorial Park and Crematory - Pomona, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Association Memberships
American Fighter Aces AssociationAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2016, American Fighter Aces Association
  2016, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He shot down 5 enemy aircraft in Europe.
He became an architect after the war.
 
   
Other Comments:
Sources:
https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=2&cat=WR26&tf=F&q=Ernest++O.++Bostrom&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=542971&rlst=542971,547529
http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=590
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=106318902
http://www.cieldegloire.com/014_bostrom_e_o.php
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_352.php
http://www.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/URG/bostrom.html
http://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/59977
http://public.aia.org/sites/hdoaa/wiki/American%20Architects%20Directories/
1970%20American%20Architects%20Directory/Bowker_1970_B.pdf
https://www.ancestry.com
   
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 Ribbon Bar


Pilot Badge


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Aviation Cadet Flight SchoolUnited States Army Air Forces (USAAF)486th Fighter Squadron
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1943-1944, AAF MOS 1055, USAAF Flying Training Command
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 486th Fighter Squadron
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 352nd Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
 Colleges Attended 
Upsala College
  1941-1943, Upsala College
  1945-1950, Others/Not Listed
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1944-1945, P-51/F-51 Mustang
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