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John P Mulkern


Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).



  • Clinton Caverne

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron



Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...


Event Location Date
Born Boston, Massachusetts, USA 1925
Lived in South Boston, Boston, MA, USA 1943

1744 Columbia Road

Killed in Action (KIA) North Sea 9 April 1944

Ditched - Missing In Action

Buried 1 September 1945

Tablet of the Missing


Date Contributor Update
03 January 2017 17:54:31 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events and mission associations

466th BG Archives - 466th BG Roll of Honor

Date Contributor Update
20 June 2015 03:04:34 466thHistorian Changes to service number, awards, events, person associations and place associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:32 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3843 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database