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Jack Caufield Haire

Military

Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA).

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People

  • Robert Mogford

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA). Mogford is particulary mentioned on page 190 as married with...

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Iron Town, Michigan 17 April 1924
Enlisted Salt Lake City, UT, USA 21 December 1942
Died Gressenhall, Dereham, Norfolk, UK 27 March 1944

S/Sgt. Haire was killed while on his third mission as a radio-gunner on a Liberator bomber March 27, 1944, over Deerdens, England.
Born April 17, 1924, in Salt Lake City, he was a son of James Curtis and Margaret Caulfield Haire. He was graduated from Judge Memorial high school in 1942 and was attending the University of Utah at the time of his enlistment Dec. 21, 1942. He went overseas Feb. 10, 1944 as a member of the Eighth air force.
Rosary will be recited by Rev. Lamothe at the residence Friday at 8 p.m.
Burial will be in Mount Calvary cemetery where the graveside military honors will be accorded by the American Legion, Salt Lake Post No. 2.

Read the complete article in The Salt Lake Tribune (UT) July 15, 1948

Buried Salt Lake City, UT, USA 16 July 1948

Mount Calvary Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: G_7_11_8

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 December 2018 03:28:22 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9174/42879_b16022-00226?pid=226&bac...

Date Contributor Update
12 August 2015 00:51:04 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
11 August 2015 18:41:13 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, awards, events, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

findagrave.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology Supplement p. 243, Attlebridge Arsenal p. 190 by Wassom and Brassfield, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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