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John Charles Alexander

Military

Cited as being the pilot of B-24 41-29320 "Alexander's Ragtime Band".

Air Medal - 1 OLC.

Service

Units served with

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    Command
    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 460th Bomb Group

    460th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 460th Bombardment Group (Heavy) in May 1943. Activated on 1 July 1943. Activated as a B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment unit; assigned to II Bomber Command for training. Primarily trained in New Mexico and Utah. Received deployment orders...

  • 761st Bomb Squadron

    761st Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Activated as the 761st Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) in mid-1943;[1] assigned to II Bomber Command for training with B-24 Liberators. Primarily trained in New Mexico and Utah. Received deployment orders for the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO)...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 March 2019 12:42:41 general ira snapsorter Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, nationality, highest rank, biography and unit associations
Sources

https://www.460bg.org/alexander-john-a4215-460bg.cfm

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