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John Hurlo

Military

Shot down 17 August 1943 in B-17 #4230158 'Mary Jane II. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 525th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30158

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/4/43; Tinker 28/4/43; New Castle 29/4/43; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-X] Kimbolton 23/6/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with Howie Koeppen, Waist gunner: Jack Posemsky (2 Killed in Action), Co-pilot: Harry Thomkpson,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Sioux City, Iowa, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 17 August 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1764 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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