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John H McAlister

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 358th Bomb Squadron
  • 364th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30724 Devastating Dottie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 17/7/43; Scott 8/8/43; Presque Is 17/8/43; Assigned 368BS/306BG Thurleigh 20/8/43; transferred 364BS/305BG [WF-D] Chelveston 31/8/43; Missing in Action Kiel 5/1/44 with Stephen Barker, John Farley, Paul Wilson, Vince Durante, Billy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Tekamah, Nebraska, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 5 January 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 February 2019 14:17:05 general ira snapsorter Changes to surname, middlename, service number, events and unit associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia;
- http://303rdbg.com/rost-m.html#M

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 1685 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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