John W Ryan JrMilitary
Assigned to 450BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Amiens. A/C hit by flak, baled out, shortly after A/C exploded on impact, the pilot having been ejected, strapped in his armoured flight seat. Prisoner of War (POW). 8-Jul-44. MACR 6625.
Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.
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Units served with
- Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
- Nationality: American
- Unit: 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron
- Service Numbers: 17016570 / O-886142
- Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
- Role/Job: Bomber pilot
|South Carolina, USA||19 October 1919||Son of John W Ryan Sr.|
|4503 M St, Biloxi, MS 39530, USA||10 March 1943||Keesler Field AAF Biloxi, MS|
Shot down / baled out
|62123 Warlus, France||8 July 1944||Failed to Return (FTR) Amiens. A/C hit by flak, baled out, shortly after A/C exploded on impact, the pilot having been ejected, strapped in his armoured flight seat. POW. 8-Jul-44. MACR 6625.|
Prisoner of War (POW)
|Tychowo, Poland||8 July 1944||Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft IV.|
|Avery County, NC, USA||24 September 1985|
|South Carolina, USA|
|Andrews Field||8 July 1944||Assigned to 450BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.|
|Avery County, NC, USA||Interred Walnut Grove Presbyterian Church Cemetery Newland Avery County North Carolina, USA|