John E Daly

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 31618 - DALY'S CREW Pyote Air Base, Texas - September 1943 Front Row (L-R) 1 John Daly, Pilot 2 Robert Koerber, Copilot 3 William Evans, Navigator 4...

Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 11 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Sorau, Germany mission 11-Apr-44 'Tenny Belle' exploded in mid-air near Downham Market, England. Killed in Action (KIA). No MACR

Awards: AM, PH.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 379th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 525th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-694353
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 525th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35579373
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 525th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-755018
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier; Navigator; Bombardier Instructor
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 525th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 15103734 / O-692968
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 525th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37406828
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio man

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 94th Bomb Group 324th Bomb Squadron 525th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Tenny Belle
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 525th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 525th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Sara Jane
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 379th Bomb Group 525th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Lost Angel
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 384th Bomb Group 482nd Bomb Group 524th Bomb Squadron 525th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

New York City, New York Son of John E Snr and Katherine Daly.

Died

Barroway Drove, Downham Market PE38 0AJ, UK 1944-04-11 Failed to Return (FTR) Sorau, Germany mission 11-Apr-44 'Tenny Belle' exploded in mid-air near Downham Market, England. Killed in Action (KIA). No MACR

Buried

1944-04-12 Cambridge American Cemetery Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, UK Plot E Row 1 Grave 83

Based

Pyote Army Airfield 1943-09-23 - 1943-12-08 B-17 Flying Fortress crew training

Based

Snettisham 1944-02-19 Intensive gunnery training

Based

Kimbolton 1944-02-20 - 1944-04-11 Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date28 Mar 2018 00:10:29
ContributorTennyBelle
Sources

corrected missing links to cambridge..

Date20 Mar 2018 17:55:54
ContributorTennyBelle
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8th AF database

Date20 Mar 2018 17:54:26
ContributorTennyBelle
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personal records

Date20 Mar 2018 14:43:20
ContributorTennyBelle
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8th AF Mission Database

Date7 Mar 2018 01:47:20
ContributorJennings
Sources

Joseph W. Jennings Military Papers - 1943-1945

Date4 Mar 2018 01:36:43
ContributorJennings
Sources

Bibliography: [Betz, Frank L. and Kenneth H. Cassens editors]. 379th Bombardment Group (H) Anthology, Volume One: November 1942-July 1945. Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, 2000, p. 302.

Date16 Feb 2018 22:32:54
ContributorTennyBelle
Sources

Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial database

Date27 Dec 2017 20:22:13
ContributorTennyBelle
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avail/known data

Date27 Sep 2014 18:15:53
ContributorAAM
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Combat Chronology / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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