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John Randolph Barron

Military

Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg

Service

Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-51909

    B-24 Liberator
    Involved in a mid-air collision with 42-50790 on 11 April 1945, over Harleston/Redenhall. No survivors.

Events

Event Location Date
Born 15 May 1923
Died Green Lane, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 9PS, UK 11 April 1945
Buried Rock Hill, SC, USA

Laurelwood Cemetery
Rock Hill
York County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Section 8, lot 2

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2015 15:22:02 usxpat Changes to place associations
Sources

re-associating a place, dropped by the system

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2015 15:21:04 usxpat Changes to media associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2015 15:19:54 usxpat Changes to middlename, service number, events, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.usaafdata.com/
Ancestry.com
Find A Grave Memorial# 42637913

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

446th BG History / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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