Jack Fredrick Bradshaw Burris Jr

Military

Object Number - UPL 74557 - Jack F. B. Burris Jr

Assigned to 348BS, 99BG, 12/15AF USAAF. Tour covered at least Nov-44 / Apr-45 (from medal award dates).
 

Awards: AM (3OLC), American campaign, EAME (2BS), WWII Victory.

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Units served with

A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-29473) nicknamed "Yankee Doodle" of the 347th Bomb Squadron, 99th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force during a mission over Turin. Official caption on image: "26599 A.C." Handwritten caption on reverse: '15th AF, 99th BG, 347th BS.' Printed caption on reverse: '26599 AC - A picturesque coastline in the Mediterranean forms a backdrop for a USAAF Flying Fortress on its way to bomb the vital Turin, Italy ball bearing plane on Nov. 8. This plane is one of a large formation whic
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

Robert Hartnett
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 348th Bomb Squadron 99th Bomb Group
  • Service Numbers: 16137803 / O-828317
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

44-6413
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 99th Bomb Group 348th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

5 November 1925 BornHigh Point, North Carolina

Enlisted

13 December 1943 EnlistedFort Bragg, North Carolina

Died

9 January 1970 DiedHigh Point, North Carolina

Buried/ Commemorated

12 January 1970 InterredGuilford Memorial ParkGreensboro, North Carolina

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