Jess A WatsonMilitary ROLL OF HONOUR
Assigned to 556BS, 387BG, 9AF USAAF. Ferried B-26 41-31679 as pilot to ETO. Co-pilot to Walter Ives in B-26 41-31679; A/C iced up over the Channel, causing loss of control. Baled out prior to bale out command. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 12341
Awards: AM (2OLC), PH (OLC).
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Units served with
|Oklahoma City, OK||29 December 1941||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|
|10 miles off Cherbourg, France||29 November 1943||A/C iced up over the Channel, causing loss of control. Baled out prior to bale out command. 29-Nov-43 KIA MACR 12341|
|McCurtain County, Oklahoma|
Missing in Action (MIA)
|Chipping Ongar||29 November 1943||Assigned to 556BS, 387BG, 9AF USAAF.|
|Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial||Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial Colleville-sur-Mer, France Tablets of the Missing|
9th Air Force Roll of Honor (IWM in liaison with Ninth Air Force veterans and group associations, American Battle Monuments Commission, and Buddies of the Ninth Association) / ABMC, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol I by Bishop & Hey p. 514, NARA / B-26 memorials guide / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia