John G Keeney

Military

Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Chas Majeske crew. 35 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: AM (5OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Post war: Remained in USAF serving in Korean and Vietnam conflicts, rising to rank of Colonel.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-758470
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-771995
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: MOS 1035 - Bombardier

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Hell's messenger
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Nevada avenger
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Stardust
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

1922-06-07

Enlisted

New York City, NY 1942-11-04 New York City, New York

Died

Lewes, DE 1993-11-22

Buried

1993-11-26 Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, Virginia

Based

Grafton Underwood Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Discharged USAAF

1973-04-01 Honourable discharge.