File MC 376/493, USF 9/3 - Jeffers, Thomas F.

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MC 376/493, USF 9/3


Jeffers, Thomas F.


  • 1944-2004 (Creation)

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24 papers; 1 photograph

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2nd Lt Thomas F. Jeffers served as a bombardier. He was a prisoner of War for 10 months and served in the Air Force for 29 years. He was born in Brockton, Massachusetts on 1 February 1921 and died in Oxford, Ohio on 24th June 2004.

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Records donated to the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library by Marilyn Walton, daughter of Thomas Jeffers.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 4 October 2004 (ACC 2004/149).

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Typescript copy of the 'World War II Diary of Thomas F. Jeffers'; order of service for Thomas Jeffers's funeral, 28 June 2004; photocopy of an article from a German newspaper (with English translation) containing Gretchen Bartel's recollections of the bail-out of Thomas Jeffers, 18 June 1944. Photocopies of articles relating to Marilyn Walton's research into her father's bail-out, 2004. Reprint of a crew photograph (with separate caption sheet). Typescript extracts from letters written by Thomas Jeffers to his wife, Phyllis.

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Rights are reserved. For any reproduction, other than for private, non-commercial research, permission must be sought from the American Library (email

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  • English
  • German

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Created 19/08/2010 by Drohj. Modified 13/11/2019 by Droip.


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