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James W White

Military

James White was shot down in B-26 41-31698 on 2 March 1944. Killed in Action.

Service

Units served with

  • 387th Bomb Group

    387th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 387th Bomb Group flew just under thirty missions with the Eighth Air Force before being transferred to the Ninth Air Force in October 1943. The Group remained at Chipping Ongar, Essex after being reassigned and continued to hit targets in France....

  • 559th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-31698 Hot Garters

    B-26 Marauder
    B-26 41-31698 was shot down by anti-aircraft fire on 2 March 1944. Pilot Oliver Jopling and tail gunner Richard Byrem survived. The four other crew members died: Arnold Warmuth, Irving Lerman, John Gober and James White; MACR 2525. ...

Associated Place

  • Chipping Ongar

    Military site : airfield
    The air base was constructed by the 831st Engineer Battalion (Aviation) in late August 1942. The 387th Bomb Group were the only American group to be based there, flying B-26 Marauders in strategic missions over France, first for the Eighth and then for...

Events

Event Location Date
Killed in Action (KIA) 2 March 1944
Buried

Plot M Row 12 Grave 3

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 November 2017 10:46:35 general ira snapsorter Changes to events and media associations
Sources

Associated media.

Date Contributor Update
14 November 2017 10:56:12 Lucy May Changes to biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28608484
http://abmc.gov/node/533309#.WgrIg00V_nM

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

9th Air Force Roll of Honor (IWM in liaison with Ninth Air Force veterans and group associations, American Battle Monuments Commission, and Buddies of the Ninth Association) / B-26 memorials guide

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