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Joseph I Jackson Jr

Military

Shot down by flak and crashed at Ghedi on 7/12/44 in B-24 #44-40130, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 859th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 12 July 1944 – 12 June 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 June 2020 04:20:56 jmoore43 Changes to service number and events
Sources

Added POW camp info to the POW event and a S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
04 June 2020 04:13:12 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Copied "Summary biography" from a Duplicate person as part of a merge operation of dup people so one dup person can be deleted.

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2020 21:52:43 jmoore43 Changes to surname, middlename and suffix
Sources

Corrected the name by moving "Jr" from the surname field to the suffix field and moving the last name from the middle name field to the surname field.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7563 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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