Jack Douglas Agee

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Assigned to 615BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. On 27-Jan-44, while taxiing after landing from a training flight, the landing gear switch of B-17 42-31414 was placed in the up position instead of the flap switch. RTD.

Shot down 28-May-44 in B-17 42-97073. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5311.

Awards: AM (3OLC), PH.

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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 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-802408
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Farmer's Daughter
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 614th Bomb Squadron 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Packawalup III
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 94th Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Miss Aldaflak Section 8
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron 615th 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: Pakawalup II
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron 615th Bomb Squadron

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Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Diboll, TX 75941, USA Son of Will H and Johnnie [Wood] Agee.

Died

Dessau, Dessau-Roßlau, Germany 1944-05-28 Shot down 28-May-44 in B-17 42-97073. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5311.

Based

Deenethorpe 1944-05-28 Assigned to 615BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF.
San Angelo, TX, USA

Buried

Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial Interred Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial

Revisions

Date15 Aug 2021 18:20:55
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added punctuation in the "Summary biography" to aid readability.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:13:47
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5311 / MACR 5311, 8th AF Losses, http://www.401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=883 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database