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Melvin R Jackson

Military

Shot down on 14 October 1943 near Maintz in B-17 #42-30709. Prisoner of War (POW)

POW

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-30709

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 15/7/43; Gore 16/7/43; Gr Isle 24/7/43; Walla Walla 1/8/43; Scott 11/8/43; Presque 16/8/43; Assigned 388BG Knettishall 20/8/43; transferred 339BS/96BG [QJ-P] Snetterton 21/8/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Coles Goodner...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Los Angeles, California
Prisoner of war 14 October 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 April 2020 09:20:26 general ira snapsorter Changes to nickname, events and aircraft associations
Sources

MACR is MACR 836

Date Contributor Update
03 April 2020 16:27:44 jmoore43 Changes to nickname and biography
Sources

Added "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.
Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 834; Snetterton Falcons pg 60 & 75

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