J T Youmans

Military

Object Number - UPL 52516 - "Lt. Fondryn and crew of the 614th Bomb Squadron, 401st Bomb Group, in front of a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" at an 8th Air Force base in England....

Assigned to 614BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. John Fondren crew. 40 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: AM (5OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (3 x Battle Stars).

Could be John Theodore Youmans:
BIRTH 21-Mar-16
DEATH 28-Mar-95 (aged 79)
BURIAL Lawtonville Cemetery, Estill, Hampton County, South Carolina, USA
Son of Hugh R Sr and Anna [Peeples] Youmans.

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Units served with

A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 614th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14189981 / O-?
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Hard Seventeen, Hard Luck
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 447th Bomb Group 614th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Cover Girl
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 614th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Mister Completely, Home James
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 401st Bomb Group 614th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Chute The Works
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 614th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Shade Ruff #2
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 614th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • Date: 2 November 1944
  • Date: 4 November 1944
  • Date: 5 November 1944
  • Date: 6 November 1944
  • Date: 16 November 1944

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Based

Deenethorpe Assigned to 614BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF.

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