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John H Moore


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).


Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb 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


  • 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,...


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


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

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

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