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J F Albright

Military

Shot down when about ten minutes from the Danish coast on the return from a mission to Aalborg airfield, Denmark on 22 Feb 1944 in B-17G 42-31409. Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action.

Service

Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 364th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31409 LIBERTY RUN

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 31/10/43; Kearney 13/11/43; Assigned 364BS/305BG Chelveston 22/1/44; Missing in Action Aschersleben 22/2/44 with Chas Barnes, Co-pilot: Frank Hopko, Navigator: Rowland Gaunt, Bombardier: John Maguire, Flight engineer/top turret...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Alva, Oklahoma, USA
Killed in Action North Sea 22 February 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 December 2021 11:29:29 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography and events
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56287310/j-f-albright

Date Contributor Update
24 September 2020 02:18:26 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
Sources

Flagged as a "NAME_ISSUE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2648 / MACR 2648, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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