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John James Bickley

Military

Shot down 31 December 1943 in B-17 #426037. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

People

  • Norbert Lorentz

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 94th Bomb Group
    Shot down 31 December 1943 in B-17 #42-6037. Prisoner of War (POW). ...

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Units served with

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 331st Bomb Squadron

    331st Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Aircraft

  • 42-6037

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 30 June 1943; Amarillo 3 July 1943; Love Field 9 August 1943; Dallas 10 August 1943. Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-P] Rougham 9 October 1943. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Minneapolis, MN, USA 13 June 1918
Lived in Tucson, AZ, USA 1940
Killed in Action (KIA) France 31 December 1943
Buried Fort Bliss, TX, USA

Fort Bliss National Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 December 2016 10:28:30 Lucy May Changes to biography
Sources

Removed following information from Biography field:
'Shot down 31 December 1943 in B-17 #4237820. Killed in Action (KIA).'
Replaced with:
'Shot down 31 December 1943 in B-17 #426037. Killed in Action (KIA).'

See each aircraft record for crew listing.

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2016 20:17:52 Lucy May Changes to middlename, highest rank, biography, events and place associations
Sources

John James Bickley's record on Findagrave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=365483

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 1755 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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