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John H Emch


Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Medenblick on 11/6/44 in B-17 'Lady Jane' #42107009


Units served with

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 613th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-107009 'Lady Jane'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/1/44; Kearney 16/2/44; Grenier 10/3/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-F] Deenethorpe; on return from mission 12 May 1944 with Lt J.C. Sharp, Waist gunner: Alfred A. Tomkinson (KIA- flak hit - died in in base hospital). ...


Event Location Date
Born Spokane, Washington, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) English Channel 6 November 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:07 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10349 / MACR 10349, / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database