Euylse Earl Jackson

Military ROLL OF HONOUR
media-21531.png UPL 21531 Other version of the photo at UPL 21481.
The Eric Sherman crew in front “WEREWOLF !” # 42-7572.
Standing, left to right: Sgt William S. Lutes; Sgt Leiding C. Olson; Sgt William Kopczynski; Sgt William A. McDonald; Sgt Euylse E. Jackson.
Kneeling, left to right: Captain Eric H. Sherman; 2/Lt Charles S. Clark (did not fly on the 21 July 1944 mission on 42-100315 “Quivering Box”); 1/Lt Glenn W. Hoffman and 1/Lt Nelson T. Segraves.
Not in photo: Captain Calvin T. Ballard, Lt John E. Hand and S/Sgt John T. Clay, all three KIA in the loss of 42-100315. ( Photo from the 446th BG website : http://www.446bg.com/)

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Object Number - UPL 21531 - Other version of the photo at UPL 21481. The Eric Sherman crew in front “WEREWOLF !” # 42-7572. Standing, left to right: Sgt William S. Lutes;...

S/Sgt Euylse Jackson was Right Waist gunner on B-24 Quivering Box #42-100315 of 446th BG / 705th BS, shot down by Flak on the 21 July 1944 mission to Munich, Germany. Wounded, Jackson went down with the plane and crashed near Tholen in The Netherlands. Killed In Action (KIA)

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Units served with

A flight of B-24 Liberators of the 446th Bomb Group fly in formation above the clouds.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18049224 & O-434031
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34185329
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-817328
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16077659 and O-741175
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Quivering Box
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Werewolf/Princess ORourke
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 705th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Aerial photograph of Bungay (Flixton) airfield, looking south, the technical site- with T2 hangar- and control tower are to the right, where the main airfield gate is also situated, 16 October 1945. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/930. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Flixton

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Marion, Arkansas 24 November 1924

Enlisted

Camp Forrest, Spring City,Tennessee, United States 1 December 1942 as a Private in the Air Corps

Other

Killed In Action (KIA)

near Tholen, The Netherlands 21 July 1944 Wounded on board B-24 "Quivering Box" # 42-100315 on the 21 July 1944 mission to Munich, Germany, he went down with the plane.

Born

Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States

Buried/ Commemorated

Memphis National Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee, United States Initially buried in Germany, his remains were repatriated to the United States after the war.

Revisions

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Contributorjmoore43
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Sources

Capitalized "Waist Gunner" in the "Role/job" field.

 

Date
ContributorED-BB
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Sources

MACR 7250
NARA WWII Enlistment records

Date
ContributorAAM
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Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7250

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