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Johnnie M Allman

Military

Assigned to 505FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF. Collided in midair with P-51B 43-6439 and crashed at Grange Farm at Black Peek, Cheshire, England 12-Feb-45. 2nd Lt Allman killed in training accident (KITA), aircraft destroyed.

Awards: PH.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 339th Fighter Group

    339th Fighter Group

    Group
    In the years before deployment to the UK, the Group had been designated as a Bombardment Group (Dive) and trained in A-24 and A-25 dive-bombers and P-39 Airacobras. When, in April 1944, they joined the Eighth Air Force in Britain though, the pilots...

  • 505th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-12145

    P-51 Mustang
    To RAF as Mustang III FX875. Returned to USAAF 28-Dec-43, no RAF service. With 368FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 503FS, 339FG, 8AF USAAF. War Weary to Clobber College. Collided in midair with P-51B 43-6439 and crashed at Grange Farm at Black...

Associated Place

  • Fowlmere

    Military site : airfield
    Just as nearby Duxford was known as the 'Duck pond' by American airmen, so Fowlmere was known as 'the Hen Puddle' because of the wet conditions that pervaded the bases during the winter of 1943-1944. The 339th Fighter Group had no choice but to persist...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Liberty Hill, TX 78642, USA 10 February 1924

Son of William Thomas and Ethel Penelope [Scott] Allman.

Enlisted Houston, TX, USA 14 December 1942
Killed in training accident Chester, UK 12 February 1945

Collided in midair with P-51B 43-6439 and crashed at Grange Farm at Black Peek, Cheshire, England 12-Feb-45. 2nd Lt Allman killed in training accident (KITA), aircraft destroyed.

Buried Liberty Hill, TX 78642, USA 1948

Liberty Hill Cemetery
Liberty Hill
Williamson County
Texas, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 July 2016 18:02:32 Al_Skiff Changes to service number and events
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=Allman
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Allman%2C+Johnnie+M
https://www.fold3.com/page/84895808_johnnie_m%20allman/details/
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Allman&GSfn=Johnni...

Date Contributor Update
07 July 2016 17:44:51 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=Allman
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Allman%2C+Johnnie+M
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Allman&GSfn=Johnni...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roll of Honor / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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