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

Died

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

Born

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

Based

Deenethorpe 28 May 1944 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