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The Officers’ Mess

At the 384th Bomb Group’s air base in Grafton Underwood, officers took their meals at a mess hall separate from the enlisted men. The Officers’ Mess was located between the Officers’ Club and the Foxy Theatre.

Location of the Foxy Theatre at the Grafton Underwood Airfield

Location of the Officers’ Mess at the Grafton Underwood Airfield

 

384th BG Officers' Mess.  Part of the Quentin Bland Collection.

384th BG Officers’ Mess. Part of the Quentin Bland Collection.

 

384th BG Officers' Mess and nurses.  Photo contributed by Anthony Plowright.

384th BG Officers’ Mess and nurses. Photo contributed by Anthony Plowright.

 

384th BG Officers' Mess, photo part of the Leroy Arquette Collection.  Leroy is by the pole towards the back.

384th BG Officers’ Mess, photo part of the Leroy Arquette Collection. Leroy is by the pole towards the back.

Leroy Arquette was a bombardier with the 384th Bomb Group.

Photos courtesy of the 384th Bomb Group.

© Cindy Farrar Bryan and The Arrowhead Club, 2016

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