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Jack A. Keating, 1st Lt., Bombardier, 381st BG, 535th Bomb Squadron

Connections

Units

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 535th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Jack Keating

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    June 1944 - February 1945

Aircraft

  • 42-31990 'Stage Door Canteen'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/1/44; Assigned 535BS/381BG [MS-R] Ridgewell 6/4/44; 113m Returned to the USA 5/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 26/2/46. STAGE DOOR CANTEEN.

Missions

  • 725

    26 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 March 2016 17:52:21 WWIIUSflyerfan Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

All photos, mission information, dates from Jack A. Keating's personal papers and mission journal maintained by son, Kevin A. Keating.

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