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James Jabara


Wingman 382nd FS 363rd FG
Flight leader 354th FS 355th FG 1.5 air kills
Flight commander 334th FIS 4th FIW Korea 15 kills
CO 337th FIS and 31st FIW
KIlled in car accident Nov 17, 1966.



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    Military | First Lieutenant | P 51- Mustang Fighter Pilot | 363rd Fighter Group
    Carleton was an intelligent, hard working, and serious fighter pilot. He completed 103 missions before going down over Belgium in May of 1945.

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Units served with

  • 355th Fighter Group

    355th Fighter Group

    Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...

  • 363rd Fighter Group

    363rd Fighter Group

    Equipped with P-51s, the Group entered combat from England in February 1944, flying bomber escort and ground-strafing missions. They took part in the invasion of Normandy, protecting gliders and troop carriers on 6 and 7 June. In September 1944, now...

  • 354th Fighter Squadron
  • 382nd Fighter Squadron


  • 44-14346 'Betsy K' 'Ceegar Kid'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 354FS, 355FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt James Jabara. A/C abandoned after Mid Air Collision with P-51D 44-72253 3 miles E Sudbury/Sta 174 Cat 4 damage 1Lt James Jabara, 2-Jun-45.


Event Location Date
Born Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA 10 October 1923
Died Delray Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA 17 November 1966

(aged 43)


Section 2, Lot E-478-D, map grid W/31


Date Contributor Update
02 September 2020 22:21:24 jmoore43 Changes to events

Added Born, Died and Buried events per Find-a-grave Memorial ID 5862 .

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05 June 2017 03:39:31 fugari Changes to nickname, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events and unit associations

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