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John L Funkhouser

Military

Crashed at Falkengesass on 8/14/44 in B-17 'Hard Luck' #42-3413, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-3413

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 10/6/43; Dow Fd 18/8/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-V] Thorpe Abbotts 20/8/43; on mission to Berlin 7/5/44 with Loren Van Steenis, Navigator: Harry Butler (Killed in Action), Bombardier: Lester TorbettWounded in Action, (8 Returned to...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 14 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2021 21:13:52 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7899 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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