Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Joseph L Moreau Jr


Shot down 16 December 1943 in B-17 #42-30348 'Royal Flush'. Prisoner of War (POW). Captured and interred at Stalag XVII B in Austria



Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb 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...

  • 569th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-30348 Royal Flush

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/5/43; Geiger 27/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 9/7/43; Dow Fd 14/7/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-N] Framlingham 13/7/43; Missing in Action Bremen 16/12/43 with Clarry Gill, Radio Operator: Grady Embree, Navigator: Edgar Cannon,...


Event Location Date
Born Westbrook, Maine 18 March 1923
Prisoner of war 16 December 1943
Died 1 April 2008
Buried Manchester, New Hampshire


Date Contributor Update
07 March 2020 19:17:21 jmoore43 Changes to nickname

Added the words "Possible DUPLICATE" in the nickname field so an admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
07 March 2020 19:16:34 jmoore43 Changes to biography and aircraft associations

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.
Added a connection to A/C #42-30348 listed in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:26 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1728/son