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John A Schmidt Jr

Military

Crashed on 17 Jan 45 in B-24 #42-51078, Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Council Bluffs, Iowa
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 17 January 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 May 2020 04:29:32 jmoore43 Changes to events
Sources

Added a POW event per info in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
29 May 2020 04:26:01 jmoore43 Changes to service number and aircraft associations
Sources

Added a connection to A/C #42-51078 listed in the "Summary biography".
Added S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
23 May 2020 00:58:03 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11752

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