John S Giffin

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 20580 - John S. Giffin

Joined squad 2 December 1943. Shot down by an FW 190 on mission to Tours Airfield, FR on 5 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100181 'Star Valley. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Star Valley
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs 68th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

5 February 1944

Born

Schenectady, New York, USA

Buried

Other

Killed in Action (KIA)

France 5 February 1944

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:16:39
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2233 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Webb Todd, MACR 2233, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces

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