John Steven Kantor

Military

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

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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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

Aircraft

  • 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
  • Nicknames: Lady margaret
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Busy buzzard
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Bridgeport, CT 1921-05-13 Son of John and Susanna Kantor. Husband of Ida Kantor.

Died

Bridgeport, CT 1990-06-17

Enlisted

Bridgeport, CT 1943-09-24

Other

Discharged USAAF

1945-09-22 Honourable discharge.

Based

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

Other

Promotion

1944-08-14 Promoted to Staff Sergeant.