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Robert Jones

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • 38th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-8401 'Scatterbolts' 'Chris'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 351FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 359FS, 356FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron, 8AF USAAF. Written off in crash after engine failure.

Events

Event Location Date
End Tour of Duty (ETD)
Promoted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list / WWW.55th.org roster

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