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James L Davis

Military

Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52555 "Ol' Tom Cat", Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

People

  • Clinton Caverne

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Marney Mason

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52582. Crashed at Hann-Strehen. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    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

Aircraft

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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Whiteville, North Carolina, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) North Sea 9 April 1944
Buried 9 April 1944

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

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 June 2022 17:15:04 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
20 June 2015 02:49:49 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
20 June 2015 02:45:50 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events, person associations and place associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3843 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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