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James E Sheehan Jr


Killed in Action (KIA). 11 September 1944, crashed at Helfta in B-17 Kidley Divey 42-102426


Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 407th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-102426 'Kidley Divey'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/3/44; Hunter 13/3/44; Dow Fd 9/4/44; Assigned 407BS/92BG [PY-W] Podington 7/5/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 11/9/44 with Bill McIlonie, Co-pilot: Ezra Loyd, Navigator: Stan Sobotik, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Paul Garman,...


Event Location Date
Born Brooklyn, New York
Killed in action 11 September 1944


Date Contributor Update
20 December 2017 11:13:17 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events and aircraft associations

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- MACR 8891

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:19 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8891