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Alfred E Cockrum


Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #4229477 'Joan of Ark. ' Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 358th Bomb Squadron


Associated Place

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...


Event Location Date
Lived in Texas, USA 1941
Died 14 October 1943
Buried Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial

Plot E Row 47 Grave 17


Date Contributor Update
02 November 2017 10:10:46 Lucy May Changes to awards and events

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 907