James J DuffyMilitary ROLL OF HONOUR
Assigned to 755BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt Neil Peters crew. 5 x combat missions. Ditched in B-24H 41-29331 'Blondie's Folly'; Mission to Friedrichshafen, 16-Mar-44; Forced to ditch in the Channel after fighters severely damaged A/C. Baled out mid channel. Killed in Action (KIA).
Awards: AM, PH.
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Units served with
- Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
- Nationality: American
- Unit: 458th Bomb Group 755th Bomb Squadron
- Service Numbers: 18057125 / O-747178
- Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Role/Job: Pilot
|Cincinnati, OH||13 January 1943||Cincinnati, Ohio|
|English Channel||16 March 1944||Ditched in B-24H 41-29331 'Blondie's Folly'; Mission to Friedrichshafen, 16-Mar-44; Forced to ditch in the Channel after fighters severely damaged A/C. Baled out mid channel. Killed in Action (KIA).|
|Cincinnati, Ohio, USA|
|Tablets of the Missing Cambridge American Cemetery Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambs|
Killed in Action (KIA)
|English Channel||16 March 1944||Assigned to 755BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF.|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3490 / MACR 3490, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces & Page 275 of the book LIBERATORS OVER EUROPE by Mackay, Bailey & Scorza, D790G458 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database