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John J Conway

Military

Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 16 x combat missions. Injured on Frankfurt mission. Flew with 'Mozley's Mob' 9-Mar-45 on Mission to Frankfurt, Germany in Aircraft 44-8640 'Section 8' Wounded in Action (WIA)

Awards: AM (OLC), PH, WWII Victory, EAME (1 x Battle Star).

Service

People

  • Curtis Mozley

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat missions. He was an Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and command pilot for 28 years. Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (4 x Battle Stars).

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107154 'Puddles'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 7/3/44; Hunter 15/3/44; Grenier 5/4/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-F] Horham 10/4/44; 412BS [QW-F]; with G.L.Ferguson force landed RAF Woodbridge 16/8/44; with M.R. Scott force landed Framlingham AFB 24/12/44; 109m, Returned to the USA...

  • 42-107204 "Stand By" "Goin' My Way"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 20/3/44; Kearney 2/4/44; Grenier 21/4/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-B] Horham 22/4/44 STAND BY; 335BS [OE-B]; with W.C. Shaw force landed Thorpe Abbotts afb 16/12/44; 87m, battle damaged Leipzig 6/4/45 with Bob Davis, Co-pilot: Larry...

  • 43-38317 'Flak Evader'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/7/44; Hunter 2/8/44; Kearney 20/9/44; Grenier 9/8/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-K] Horham 12/8/44; with J.H. Corbin force landed Framlingham AFB 25/12/44; 89m, Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; Ypsilanti 23/6/45; 4168 Base Unit,...

  • 43-39175

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 23/12/44; Dow Fd 3/1/45; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-L] Horham 7/1/45; with K.S. Knowlton force landed RAF Manston, Sfk 3/3/45; 51m, Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 25/6/45; Reconstruction Finance...

  • 44-8640

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 14/11/44; Dow Field 3/12/44; Assigned 388BG Knettishall 4/12/44; transferred 334BS/95BG [BG-D] Horham 5/12/44; after 58 missions was Missing in Action Operation Chowhound (6th such mission) 7/5/44 with Lionel Sceurman, Navigator:...

Associated Place

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

Events

Event Location Date
Based Horham January 1945 – 9 March 1945

Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 August 2021 19:42:37 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://95thbg.mmsw.eu/person/1297

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / T.A. Cassidy

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