John Charles Ballintine

Military

Assigned to 71TCS, 434TCG, 9AF USAAF. Co-pilot of Horsa chalk#10. Knocked unconscious by explosion, came to being treated by German medic, evacuated back to aid station in St Come- Du-Mont. Remained behind with medics and other wounded when Germans pulled out of town.

Awards: PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 434th Troop Carrier Group 71st Troop Carrier Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17058039 / T-000468
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Pilot

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Event Location Date Description

Born

Beaufort County, SC 28 November 1912

Enlisted

Beaufort, SC 13 January 1941 Beaufort, South Carolina

Other

Discharged USAAF

17 July 1945 Honourable discharge.

Died

Minneapolis, MN 15 April 1993

Buried

Lakewood Cemetery Minneapolis, Hennepin County,MN 20 April 1993 Lakewood Cemetery Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN