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John W Affleck

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 350th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38408

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/7/44; Hunter 7/8/44; Dow Fd 30/8/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN- ] Thorpe Abbotts 2/9/44; Missing in Action Hamburg 31/12/44 with Leo Ross, Co-pilot: Raigh Mason {Wounded in Action}, Navigator: Bill Burreuss, Bombardier: Russ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Vienna, Virginia, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 31 December 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 11360 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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