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Joe F Blair

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) at Meckelfeld (Harburg, Luneburg, Niedersachsen, Lower Saxony Germany) in B-24 #4251481

Service

Units served with

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in Redland, California 1939

Exact dates not yet known

Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 17 January 1945
Buried

Plot B Row 31 Grave 12

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 November 2019 23:25:42 Kris45 Changes to biography
Sources

Map of Meckfeld, Germany: http://www.maplandia.com/germany/niedersachsen/luneburg/harburg/meckelfeld/

Date Contributor Update
27 November 2015 12:14:37 Lucy May Changes to events
Sources

Brought in information from another duplicate record. Source:
MACR 11735 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 November 2015 12:06:39 Lucy May Changes to service number, awards, events and aircraft associations
Sources

Brought in information from a duplicate entry. Source:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / WWW.491st.org roster

ABMC record: https://www.abmc.gov/node/543789#.VlhGdE1FCM8

Findagrave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56357159

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11735

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