Sidney A Johnson

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252185 'Son Of the Beach. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

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Units served with

Colonel Larry Thomas of the 453rd Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Col Larry Thomas 453BG.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

Three airmen of the 453rd Bomb Group sit atop a shark mouth B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-52185) nicknamed "Little Joe". Image via Kenneth W Clendenin. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Roger this one of the 453rd BG is self-explanatory- "N'est ce pas".'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 732nd Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

8 April 1944

Born

Sebastopol, California, USA

Other

Killed in Action (KIA)

Germany 8 April 1944

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Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3926 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database