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John A McGraw Jr

Military

Had mechanical failure and crashed into channel on 10/5/44 in B-17 'El Lobo' #42-102424, Killed in action.

Service

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 325th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102424

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/3/44; Gr Island 10/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-D] Podington 7/4/44; Missing in Action Cologne 5/10/44 with Conrad Richards, Loren Welden, Russell Bina (3 Killed in Action); Wallace McClaflin, Jim Kane, John McGraw...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Hamburg, New York
Killed in action 5 October 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 April 2020 04:29:11 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
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Added "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
30 April 2020 04:27:36 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:36 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9347

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