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John J McLain

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 360th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-39781 Career Girl

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 29/8/43; Scott 19/9/43; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU- ] Molesworth 18/10/43. Flew on 4 missions. Missing in Action on the raid to Solingen, Germany 1 December 1943 with Pilot George W. Luke Jr, Navigator: Gordon A. Ballagh, Bombardier:...

Events

Event Location Date
Born North Braddock, Pennsylvania, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) 1 December 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 June 2020 00:24:39 jmoore43 Changes to surname and middlename
Sources

Corrected the name by moving "Mc" from the middle name field to the surname field.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 1325 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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