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Jerome H Fontaine

Military

Shot down 25 May 1944 in B-17 #4210717. Killed in Action (KIA).

AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

Service

Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 560th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107017

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/1/44; Kearney 1/2/44; Presque Is 5/3/44; Assigned 560BS/388BG Knettishall 6/3/44; Missing in Action Liege 25/5/44 with Bill Warren, Bombardier: Jerome Fontaine (2 Killed in Action); Navigator: Gene McClellan, Flight engineer/top...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 25 May 1944
Died 25 May 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 August 2016 15:25:19 A. van Erp Changes to events
Sources

www.wwiimemorial.com

Date Contributor Update
10 August 2016 15:24:57 A. van Erp Changes to awards
Sources

www.wwiimemorial.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC, MACR 5262 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5262 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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