John Bernard Durborow

Military ROLL OF HONOUR
Durborow, John B. UPL 77155 UPL 77155 2ndLt. John B. Durborow, Co-Pilot on the B-24, Cloud Hopper

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Object Number - UPL 77155 - 2ndLt. John B. Durborow, Co-Pilot on the B-24, Cloud Hopper

Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4264464. Killed in Action (KIA).

 

Born February 24, 1919, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

 

Buried beside his brother, 2nd Lt. Paul J. Durborow, KIA July 29, 1944, 349th Bomber Squadron, 100th Bomber Group, at the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Eijsden-Margraten, Limburg, Netherlands.

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Units served with

Colonel Larry Thomas of the 453rd Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Col Larry Thomas 453BG.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 733rd Bomb Squadron

Related videos and documents

  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: William L Beigel Collection
  • Object Number: Document 22338
  • Description: Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for Second Lieutenant John B Durborow of the 453rd Bomb Group researched by historian Bill...

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

8 April 1944

Born

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Killed in Action (KIA)

8 April 1944

Revisions

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Sources

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945; World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas; World War II Honor Roll.

 

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ContributorJaunaledge
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 U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945; World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas; World War II Honor Roll.
 

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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3923 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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