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John H Moore

Military

Fell out of formation duce to flak damage and eventually crashed S of Kirchdorf on a mission to Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-17G #42-31555. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 527th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31555

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 21/11/43; Kearney 17/12/43; Oklahoma City 24/12/43; Kearney 8/1/44; Presque Is 17/1/44; Assigned 527BS/379BG Kimbolton 31/1/44; Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with Bill Hendrickson, Navigator: Harry Wolodka, Bombardier: Jim Moore,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Phoenix, Arkansas
Killed in action 6 March 1944
Buried New Albany National Cemetery, Indiana

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 March 2020 18:29:54 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
Sources

Added the words "Possible DUPLICATE" in the nickname field so an admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2909, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces

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