John Serbin

Military

Object Number - UPL 29675 - Photo of B17 Flight Crew taken November 28, 1944 in Ardmore, Oklahoma. (Photo courtesy of Dave Serbin)

Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 28 combat missions. Donovan Helgeson crew. ETD

Awards: DFC, AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

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Units served with

The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 95th Bomb Group 322nd Bomb Squadron 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17030966 / O-568565
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret/Engineer / Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Better Duck
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron 862nd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Flak Evader
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Creamer

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

1925-07-31

Died

2018-10-02

Buried

Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery Seville, Medina County, OH 2018-10-05 Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery Seville, Medina County, Ohio

Based

Horham Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date12 May 2020 03:51:08
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Corrected the name by moving "Jr" from the middle name field to the suffix field.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:16:20
ContributorAAM

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