James Edward Lindamood

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Le Haye 7-Jun-44 in A-20 43-10205; A/C shed wing due to engine fire. Baled out over English channel. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5653



Awards: AM (OLC), PH.



A photograph of the aircraft and crew can be found at :

http://www.justinmuseum.com/jkjustin/0410photo15.html



A digitized copy of the 410th Unit History can be found at:

https://digicom.bpl.lib.me.us/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1131&context=…

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 410th Bomb Group 645th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17065003 / O-803245
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 410th Bomb Group 645th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37245877
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Engineer / Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: A-20 Havoc
  • Unit: 410th Bomb Group 645th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Norton, VA 3 June 1916 Son of Joe Frederick Lindamood.

Enlisted

Fort Thomas, Newport, KY 8 August 1941 Fort Thomas, Newport, Kentucky

Died

Missing in Action (MIA)

25 Miles south of Brighton, UK 7 June 1944 Failed to Return (FTR) Le Haye 7-Jun-44 in A-20 43-10205; A/C shed wing due to engine fire. Baled out over English channel. KIA MACR 5653

Buried/ Commemorated

Commemorated on the Tablets of the Missing. Cambridge American Cemetery

Based

Gosfield 7 June 1944 Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

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Sources

Further biographical details from:
- "Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces" Bishop & Hey, Volume 3 p 568;
- https://www.abmc.gov/node/541190#.W21nUDKWwdV;
- MACR 5653

Date
Changes
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
https://www.abmc.gov/node/541190#.Vngd9FKLrK4

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ContributorCym118
Changes
Sources

9th Roll of Honor, Mr M Pezza, Mr A Endean, unit history