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John Meyer Stauffacher Sr

Military

Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Frank Blazeck

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt John Stauffacher crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Glen Hartman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight engineer | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt John Stauffacher crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Harvey Heath

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt John Stauffacher crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Donald Johnston

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt John Stauffacher crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Carl Marcussen

    Military | Captain | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt John Stauffacher crew. 25 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Murray Markowitz

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt's Floyd Cook and John Stauffacher crews. 25 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Quentin Morris

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt John Stauffacher crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Kenneth Neidenthal

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt John Stauffacher crew. 25 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (3 x battle stars).

  • Clare Omley

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio operator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • John Stauffacher

    Military | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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

  • 41-23722 'Bomerang'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D serial 41-23722 'Bomerang' (coded GO-C) of the 328th BS, 93rd BG. Survivor of the first raid on the Ploesti oil refinery complex. Returned safely to Libya. First 8th AF Liberator to complete 50 missions. After completing 53 missions, was flown...

Associated Place

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

Events

Event Location Date
Born Calomine, Wisconsin 8 November 1918
Died Zurich, Switzerland 6 May 1991
Buried Union Grove Cemetery Darlington, Lafayette County, WI June 1991

Union Grove Cemetery
Darlington,
Lafayette County, WI

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 December 2019 23:11:50 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, suffix, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/32145335
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/62476444/john-meyer-stauffacher

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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