John Lee Allen

Military

Object Number - UPL 31946 - Captain Parr and crew of the 613th Bomb Squadron, 401st Bomb Group, in front of a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" at an 8th Air Force base in England,...

Assigned to 615BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x missions. Ended Tour Duty (ETD).

Awards: AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16043438 / O-753240
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Old Ironsides
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Dry Run
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Belle of the Barbary Coast
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 401st Bomb Group 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 613th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • Date: 30 April 1944

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Based

Deenethorpe Assigned to 615BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

End Tour Duty (ETD)

England, UK Ended Tour Duty (ETD).

Born

Kingsport, TN 1924-03-14

Enlisted

Fort Oglethorpe, GA 1943-01-31 Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia

Died

1979-09-12

Buried

East Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery Kingsport, Sullivan County, TN East Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery Kingsport, Sullivan County, Tennessee

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