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: Civilian
  • 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 13 May 1921 Son of John and Susanna Kantor. Husband of Ida Kantor.

Enlisted

Bridgeport, CT 24 September 1943

Other

Promotion

14 August 1944 Promoted to Staff Sergeant.

Other

Discharged USAAF

22 September 1945 Honourable discharge.

Died

Bridgeport, CT 17 June 1990

Based

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