Julian Turner Barkman

Military

Object Number - UPL 56148 - T/Sgt Julian T. Barkman

Assigned to 351BS, 100BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Berlin 24-May-44 in in B-17 42-31306 'Nelson King'; shot down by fighters, crashed Ostprignitz. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 5165

Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 351st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-813794
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Nelson King
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 351st Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Dulag Luft Grosstychow Dulag 12
  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Stalag Luft 4, Gross Tychow, Pomerania
  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Stalag 357, Stalag XI-D

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Texarkana, TX 11 December 1923 Son of Lelia M. Barkman.

Enlisted

Dallas, TX 29 May 1941 Dallas, Texas

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Tychowo, Poland 24 May 1944 - 6 February 1945 Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft IV.

Other

Baled out POW

Ostprignitz, Germany 24 May 1944 Shot down by fighters, crashed Ostprignitz. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 5165

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Fallingsbostel, Germany 6 February 1945 - 2 May 1945 Forced march from Stalag Luft IV to Stalag XIb.

Died

Texarkana, AR 30 November 2000

Based

Thorpe Abbotts 24 May 1944 Assigned to 351BS, 100BG, 8AF USAAF.

Buried

State Line Cemetery Texarkana, Miller County, AR State Line Cemetery Texarkana, Miller County, Arkansas

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:17:39
ContributorAAM
Sources

100th Bomb Group Foundation Directory, 2000 - 2001; MACR 5165 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5165 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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