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Jack A Keating

Military

June 1944 - February 1945

Service

Units served with

  • 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

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 May 2016 15:18:19 WWIIUSflyerfan Changes to nickname and awards
Sources

Pegrsonal documents, actual medals preserved in glass box by Jack's wife, Norma Keating.

Date Contributor Update
09 March 2016 17:16:28 WWIIUSflyerfan Changes to service number and highest rank
Sources

Photos from Jack A. Keating's personal papers maintained by son, Kevin A. Keating, 2016

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:46 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

381st Bomb Group Memorial Assoiciation, March 1999 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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