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J F Albright

Military

Shot down when about ten minutes from the Danish coast on the return from a mission to Aalborg airfield, Denmark on 22 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-31409. Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 364th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31409 LIBERTY RUN

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 31/10/43; Kearney 13/11/43; Assigned 364BS/305BG Chelveston 22/1/44; Missing in Action Aschersleben 22/2/44 with Chas Barnes, Co-pilot: Frank Hopko, Navigator: Rowland Gaunt, Bombardier: John Maguire, Flight engineer/top turret...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Alva, Oklahoma, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) North Sea 22 February 1944
Died 22 February 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 September 2020 02:18:26 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
Sources

Flagged as a "NAME_ISSUE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2648 / MACR 2648, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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