John Stanley Burkot

Military

Object Number - UPL 44504 - Robert C. Cozens Crew 95th BG - 334th BS Back Row" Robert C. Cozens (P), James W. Reed (CP, Willard W. Brown (N), Earl t. DeWolf (B) Middle...

Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Completed tour. 2nd tour with 741BS, 455BG, 15AF USAAF.

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

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
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: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-727183
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot/Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-?
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18066414 / O-665367
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Little Jimmie, Memphis Blues
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron 335th Bomb Squadron 336th Bomb Squadron 358th Bomb Squadron 423rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Lady liberty; Patsy Ann I
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 364th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Patches
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Patsy ann iii
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Taint A Bird II
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 95th Bomb Group Base Air Depot 1 334th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Kaska, PA 9 February 1923 Son of Roman and Anna [Marek] Burkot.

Enlisted

8 October 1940

Other

95th BG Combat Tour

Horham 3 May 1943 - 3 November 1943 Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Discharged USAAF

4 July 1945 Honourable discharge.

Enlisted

27 September 1945 Re-enlisted USAF.

Other

Discharged USAF

10 March 1947 Honourable discharge.

Died

Caln, PA 8 August 1957 Died of TB, in a Veterans hospital.

Buried

Saint Anthony's Church Cemetery Cumbola, Schuylkill County, PA 11 August 1957 Saint Anthony's Church Cemetery Cumbola, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA

Based

San Giovanni 2nd tour with 741BS, 455BG, 15AF USAAF.

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