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John J Emperor

Military

Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #423549. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 366th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-3549

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 28/7/43; Grand Island 9/8/43; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY-H] Chelveston 1/10/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Chas Willis, Co-pilot: John Emperor, Waist gunner: Ed Sedingerchute caught fire,Tail gunner: Nick Stanchak (4...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Auburn, New York, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 14 October 1943
Died 14 October 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 918 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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