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Jonathan D Briggs

Military

Assigned to 568BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. Crew Number 6. ETD

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Richard Commers

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 568BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. Crew Number 6. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • LeRoy Johnston

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer | 390th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 568BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. Crew Number 6. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME. Post war: Served in Korean conflict.

  • Elmer Martin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 390th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 568BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. Crew Number 6. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • William Nordling

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 390th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 568BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. Crew Number 6. ETD Awards: DFC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Wilbur Severn

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 390th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 568BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. Crew Number 6. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 568th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97093 I'll Get By

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 28/1/44; Kearney 14/2/44; Presque Is 20/2/44; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-S] Framlingham 3/3/44 DOC'S FLYING CIRCUS, then GIRL OF MY DREAMS; on mission 21/7/44 with ? , Lt Sam Dubin (Killed in Action); severe icing during assembly for...

Associated Place

  • Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Dade County, FL 13 October 1922
Enlisted Camp Blanding, FL 17 December 1941

Camp Blanding, Florida

Based Framlingham 1944 – 1945

Assigned to 568BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Jacksonville, FL 23 August 2002

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 May 2019 18:12:23 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, firstname, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/48252464
https://www.fold3.com/record/31275429-jonathan-d-briggs
https://www.fold3.com/record/83991678-jonathan-d-briggs

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.390thspace.com/missions.php?name=Briggs%2C+Jonathon+O

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