Taylor, Elmer W., 2nd Lt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Second Lieutenant

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1918
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Taylor, Elmer W. ("Chubby"), 2nd Lt.
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
Last Address
Ramitelli Airfield, Foggia, Italy

Date of Passing
Jun 02, 1944
 
Location of Interment
Homewood Cemetery - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section: 12, Lot: 25 R2, Grave: 48

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Association Memberships
Tuskegee AirmenIn the Line of Duty
  1944, Tuskegee Airmen - Assoc. Page
  2015, In the Line of Duty


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He died when his airplane crashed during a training mission.
   
Other Comments:
Sources:
http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100413-023.pdf
Book: "Red Tails, Black Wings", The Men of America's Black Air Force, by John B. Holway, Yucca Tree Press, 1997, p 133.

   
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Pilot Badge


 
 Unit Assignments
Aviation Cadet Flight School302nd Fighter Control Squadron332nd Fighter Group
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1943-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 302nd Fighter Control Squadron
  1943-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1944 World War II
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Anzio Campaign (1944)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
PT-17 Kaydet  BT-13 Valiant  AT-6 Texan  P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk  
P-39 Airacobra  P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  
  1942-1943, PT-17 Kaydet
  1943-1943, BT-13 Valiant
  1943-1943, AT-6 Texan
  1943-1944, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
  1944-1944, P-39 Airacobra
  1944-1944, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
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