Coleman, James, 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
1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
Service Years
1943 - 1945
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Second Lieutenant

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Detroit, Michigan
Last Address
Cattolica Airfield, Italy

Date of Passing
Jun 15, 1945
 
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Sicily-Rome, Italy
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot H Row 3 Grave 48

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was born in Texarkana, TX and later his family moved to Detroit. He crashed and was killed while practicing dive-bombing after VE Day.
   
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  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 332nd Fighter Group

Second Lieutenant
From Month/Year
- / 1944
To Month/Year
June / 1945
Unit
332nd Fighter Group Unit Page
Rank
Second Lieutenant
MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Location
Ramitelli & Cattolica Airfields
Country/State
Italy
   
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 332nd Fighter Group Details

332nd Fighter Group





99TH FS





100TH FS



301ST FS


302ND FS


Lineage


The 99th Pursuit Squadron was established on 19 March 1941. The squadron was activated on 22 March 1941.The 99th PS was redesignated the 99th Fighter Squadron on 15 May 1942 and later the 99th FS was designated 99th Fighter Squadron, Single Engine, on 28 February 1944.

Assignments


U.S. Army Air Corp, 22 March 1941
U.S. Army Air Corp Technical Training Command,26 March 1941
Southeast Air Corp Training Center, 5 November 1941
3rd Fighter Command, 19 August 1942 to 2 April 1943
Twelfth Air Force, 24 April 1943
XII Air Support Command, 28 May 1943
*Attached 33rd Fighter Group, 29 May 1943
*Attached 324th Fighter Group, 29 June 1943
*Attached 33rd Fighter Group, 19 July 1943
*Attached 79th Fighter Group, 16 October 1943
*Attached 324th Fighter Group, 1 April 1943 to 6 June 1944
*Attached 332nd Fighter Group, 1 May 1944
*Attached 86th Fighter Group, 11-30 June 1944
477th Composite Group, 22 June 1945

Stations


Chanute Field, Illinois, 22 March 1941
Maxwell Field, Alabama, 5 November 1941
Tuskegee AAF, Alabama, 10 November 1941 to 2 April 1943
Casablanca, French Morocco, 24 April 1943
Qued N'ja, French Morocco, 29 April 1943
Fardjouna, Tunisia, 7 June 1943
Licata, Sicily, 28 July 1943
Termini, Sicily, 4 September 1943
Barcellona, Sicily, 17 September 1943
Foggia, Italy, 17 October 1943
Madna, Italy, 22 November 1943
Capodichino, Italy, 16 January 1944
Cercola, Italy, 2 April 1944
Pignataro, Italy, 10 May 1944
Ciampino, Italy, 11 Jun 1944
Orbetello, Italy, 17 June 1944
Ramatelli, Italy, 6 July 1944
Cattolica, 5 May to June 1945

Commanders


Capt Harold R. Maddux, 22 Mar 1941
2Lt Clyde H. Bynum, 10 Nov 1941
Capt Alonzo S. Ward, 6 Dec 1941
1Lt George S. Roberts, 1 Jun 1942
Lt Col Benjamin O. Davis Jr., 22 Aug 1942
Maj. George S. Roberts, 2 Sep 1943
Capt Erwin B. Lawrence Jr., 13 Apr 1944
Maj. George S. Roberts, 1 Sep 1944
Capt Alfonso W. Davis, 20 Oct 1944
Maj. William A. Campbell, 29 Oct 1944
Capt Wendell M. Lucas, 22 Jun 1945
Maj. William A. Campbell, 3 Jul 1945

Decorations


Distinguished Unit Citations: Sicily, [Jun-Jul] 1943;
Cassino, 12-14 May 1944; Germany, 24 Mar 1945






























 

 




Type
Combat - Fighter Units
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Fighter Units
Strength
Group
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

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Harris, Maceo Antonio, 1st Lt, (1942-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1055 First Lieutenant
Johnson, Langdon Elmer, 1st Lt, (1942-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1055 First Lieutenant
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Moody, Roland West, 1st Lt, (1942-1945) A23 AAF MOS 1055 First Lieutenant
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Romine, Roger, 1st Lt, (1942-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1055 First Lieutenant
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Walker, Quitman Charles, 1st Lt, (1942-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1055 First Lieutenant
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Wheeler, Jimmie Douglas, 1st Lt, (1942-1945) A23 AAF MOS 1055 First Lieutenant
Wiggins, Robert Harry, 1st Lt, (1942-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1055 First Lieutenant
Williams, William F., 1st Lt, (1942-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1055 First Lieutenant
Wright, Frank N., 1st Lt, (1941-1945) A23 AAF MOS 1055 First Lieutenant
Brewer, Fred Lorenzo, 2nd Lt, (1942-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Second Lieutenant
Brown, James B., 2nd Lt, (1942-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Second Lieutenant
Brown, Roger Bartlett, 2nd Lt, (1942-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Second Lieutenant
Calhoun, James Albert, 2nd Lt, (1943-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Second Lieutenant
Chavis, John Henry, 2nd Lt, (1942-1945) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Second Lieutenant
Crockett, Woodrow W., Lt Col, (1940-1970) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Second Lieutenant
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Marshall, Andrew Daniel, 1st Lt, (1942-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Second Lieutenant
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