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James D Mullins


Shot down 11 May 1944 in B-24 41-28664 'Merchant Of Venice. ' Killed in Action (KIA).




  • John MacDonald

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 785BS, 466BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 11-May-44 in B-24 41-28664 'Merchant Of Venice'. Killed in Action (KIA). Awards: AM (2OLC), PH.

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron
  • 786th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-28664 Merchant of Venice

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 785BS, 466BG, 8AF USAAF. Flew on 466BG's first mission. Failed to Return (FTR)mission to Epinal. A/C seen with one engine feathered and another smoking, radio message received that pilot was heading for Switzerland. Not seen again. 11 x KIA...

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...


Event Location Date
Born Borger, Texas 1900

Thisis the date listed on his enlisted record. Highly unlikely that that USAAF accepted a 43 year old for navigator school.

Lived in Lubbock, TX, USA 1942

2224 21st Street

Enlisted Lubbock, TX, USA 6 February 1943
Died Eastern France 11 May 1944
Buried 1945

Tablet of The Missing
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
South Cambridgeshire District
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: Tablets of the Missing


Date Contributor Update
21 October 2015 12:28:41 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events, unit associations and aircraft associations

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from :
466th BG Historian;
MACR 4802 ;
Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
11 September 2015 03:55:55 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:14 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4802