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James P Haran

Military

While approaching the field on return from mission to Regensburg his plane collided with another from his squadron and all on board both planes were killed

Service

Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-51909

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 706BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. Involved in a mid-air collision with 42-50790 on 11-Apr-45, 2 miles Sth of Harleston, UK. No survivors, aircraft was destroyed. 12 x KIA

Events

Event Location Date
Born Brooklyn, New York
Died Green Lane, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 9PS, UK 11 April 1945
Buried

Cambridge
Plot E Row 5 Grave 52

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 September 2019 18:52:24 usxpat Changes to awards and events
Sources

ABMC, Cambridge burial
WWI and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas, accessed at ancestry.com (French - Croix De Guerre, with Bronze Star)

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2015 15:50:13 usxpat Changes to service number, awards, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

American Battle Monuments Commission

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / History of the 446th BG

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