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John P Egan


Shot down flak and crashed near Tubbergen, Holland on a mision to Genshagen near Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29286. Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 753rd Bomb Squadron



Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illinois, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 6 March 1944
Died 6 March 1944
Buried Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, The Netherlands, O-17-3


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:31 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3346 / MACR 3346, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces & Page 275 of the book LIBERATORS OVER EUROPE by Mackay, Bailey & Scorza, D790G458 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database