Jack Rollin Harper

Military
media-7358.jpeg UPL 7358 Harry Walter Neville Crew
Standing L-R: Cecil B. Hobdey (N), Harry W. Neville (P), John G. McNamara (CP), Horace B. Denton (B)
Kneeling L-R: Robert W. Olson (TG), Jack R. Harper (FG), Unidentified 1, Unidentified 2, Obert M. Lay (R)

To be identified: Angelo DeLauri (ETTG), Stanley J. Kania (BT)

Aircraft: 42-102518 JD-K, DAMN YANKEE

Object Number - UPL 7358 - Harry Walter Neville Crew Standing L-R: Cecil B. Hobdey (N), Harry W. Neville (P), John G. McNamara (CP), Horace B. Denton (B) Kneeling L-R:...

Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Harry Neville crew, 50 x combat missions. ETD





Awards: DFC, AM (OLC), WWII, EAME, UN and Korean medals.



Post war: Served in Korean and Vietnam conflicts.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

Eleven men in Air Force uniform posed in two rows in front of a military airplane parked on grass.  Six men standing to the rear and five men kneeling in front.  Large canvas bags are on the ground.
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Copilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-758610
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot/Director of Materiel

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Nevada Avenger
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Silver Queen
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group 422nd Bomb Squadron 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Little Cinder
  • Unit: 547th Bomb Squadron 384th Bomb Group
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Peaslee's Payoff
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

25 July 1924 Colorado

Enlisted

Los Angeles, CA 30 March 1943 Los Angeles, California

Died

1 June 1985

Buried/ Commemorated

Sylvan Lawn Cemetery, Greene, Chenango County, NY 5 June 1985 Sylvan Lawn Cemetery Greene, Chenango County, New York

Other

Convalescent Hospital, ZI

California Hospitalised California

Based

Grafton Underwood Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF.

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