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Jack C Price

Military

Flew 104 Combat Missions in P-47 and P-51 Aircraft. Served as SQ Commander 84th FS. 1944-1945 Dep Grp Commander 20th FG 1945. Retired from USAF on Feburary 1968.

DFC w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ AM w/ 6 Oak Leaf Cluster/ Joint Services Com Medal/ AF Com Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ Distinguished Unit Award

5 (In Air)

In Memoriam

Remembered by Richard J Murphy, Malone, NY

Service

Units served with

  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    Group
    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...

  • 55th Fighter Squadron
  • 84th Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Duxford

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Duxford, now a museum and still a working airfield, was operated by the USAAF from 1943 to 1945. The base was briefly the home of the 350th Fighter Group in late 1942, but it was not until April 1943 that it became a fully American station when the...

  • Kings Cliffe

    Military site : airfield
    Kings Cliffe began as a satellite air base for the Group based at nearby Wittering. The 56th Fighter Group, however, were all based at Kings Cliffe and it was here that the pilots trained in P-47 Thunderbolts and flew their first missions in the...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Grand Junction, Colorado 26 July 1918
Died Colorado Springs, CO, USA 29 July 2001

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 November 2016 01:50:45 fugari Changes to service number, highest rank, role, awards, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

cook

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2015 14:01:58 general ira snapsorter Changes to unit associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
24 November 2014 14:29:51 Emily Changes to memoriam and events
Sources

Richard J Murphy, via American Air Museum Memory Book Correspondence

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self, Fighter Aces of the U. S. A. and Mustang Aces of the Eighth Air Force, Losses of 8th & 9th AFs Vol I by Bishop & Hey pp. 410 picture in P47#41-6270

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