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Joseph R Ashburn

Military

Killed in Action (KIA). On B-26 mission to Dunkirk RR/GB. Mid-air collision due to flak.

DFC, AM w/9Oak Leaf Cluster, PH

Service

Units served with

  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

  • 454th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born California
Killed in Action (KIA) (?) 18 April 44
Died 18 April 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:31 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

9th Air Force Roll of Honor (IWM in liaison with Ninth Air Force veterans and group associations, American Battle Monuments Commission, and Buddies of the Ninth Association) / B-26 memorials guide / Combat Chronology,WII Memorial / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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