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John C Carroll Jr


Killed in Action (KIA) 9 April 1945 near Landsberg in B-17 #44-8504.

AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH


Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 561st Bomb Squadron


  • 44-8504

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 4/10/44; Grenier 7/10/44; Assigned 561BS/388BG Knettishall 19/10/44; Missing in Action Munich 9/4/45 with John Carroll, Joe Diaz, Casimir Formella (3 Killed in Action); Jack Martin, Julius Conison, Arthur Crist, Olgie Latwen, Ralph...


Event Location Date
Born Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 9 April 1945


Date Contributor Update
13 July 2020 20:32:00 jmoore43 Changes to events

Changed the label for the Died event to a KIA event per info in the "Summary biography".
Added a location for the KIA event per info in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2020 20:15:24 jmoore43 Changes to aircraft associations

Added a connection to A/C #44-8504 listed in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2020 20:13:25 jmoore43 Changes to biography

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:45 AAM AAM ingest

ABMC/ MACR 13870 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia