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James Bramlette Jr


Killed in Action in C-47 on 24 March 1945, during Operation Varsity.

In Memoriam

'Capt Bramlett* (Spelling) shot down Mar 24 1945- Operation "Varsity"- Crossing the Rhine- British 6th Airborne. *45th TC Sq, 316th TC Gr, Cottesmore, England.'
Remembered by Lt Lynn R Cochran, Elk Grove, CA.



  • Lynn Cochran

    Military | Lieutenant | 316th Troop Carrier Group

Units served with

Associated Place

  • Cottesmore

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the RAF between 1935-38, and in use by the RAF from 1938-1943, the airfield was enlarged with concrete runways in 1943. Used by both the Eighth Air Force (it was 8 ASC HQ) and Ninth Air Force 1943, it was Troop Carrier Command HQ (later 9th...


Event Location Date
Born West Mineral, KS, USA 31 December 1920
Died Germany 24 March 1945
Buried Mount Olivet Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA 15220, USA


Date Contributor Update
10 November 2014 15:15:18 Emily Created entry with surname, firstname, suffix, nationality, highest rank, biography, memoriam, events, unit associations and place associations

Lt Lynn R Cochran via American Air Museum Memory book correspondence.

Ingrisano, 'Valor Without Arms- A History of the 316th Troop Carrier Group 1942-1945' p. 190.

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