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James H Hurst

Military

Assigned Oct 1944. KIA at Weisbaden in B-17 'Tangerine II' #42102531

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-102531 Tangerine II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/3/44; MacDill 29/3/44; Bangor 7/4/44; slated 94BG, Assigned 390BG Framlingham 4/4/44; transferred 338BS/96BG [BX-A] Snetterton 5/4/44; Missing in Action Weisbaden 10/11/44 with Art Brodsky, Co-pilot: Art Mortenson, Navigator:...

Associated Place

  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Cloverdale, Indiana, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 10 November 1944
Died 10 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10358 / MACR 10358; Snetterton Falcons, pg 201, 210 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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