Skip to main content
Edit entry 

John E Bagley

Military

Assigned to 49TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C crashed in swamp Kairtan, FR Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 6013

Awards: PH.

Service

People

  • Claude Wilson

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 313th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 49TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Re-supply mission to Carentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; Crashed in swamp Kairtan, FR Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 6013 ...

Aircraft

  • 43-15637

    C-47 Skytrain
    Assigned to 49TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Re-supply mission to Carentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; Crashed in swamp Kairtan, FR 4 x POW, 3 x KIA. MACR 6013

Associated Place

  • Folkingham

    Military site : airfield
    Folkingham was built as a decoy airfield - kniown as a 'KQ' site in 1940-1941. Built up as a bomber Station for the RAF in 1943, it was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was used by the 313th Troop Carrier Group. It was also used as a...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Jackson County, FL 1923

Son of George E and Margaret O [Jarvis] Bagley.

Enlisted Napier Field, Dothan, AL 28 March 1942

Napier Field Dothan Alabama

Based Folkingham 1944 – 7 June 1944

Assigned to 49TCS, 313TCG, 9AF USAAF.

Died Cherbourg Peninsula, France 7 June 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C crashed in swamp Kairtan, FR KIA MACR 6013

Buried First United Methodist Church Cemetery, Cottondale, FL 1948

First United Methodist Church Cemetery
Cottondale, Jackson County, FL

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 June 2019 10:24:06 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28654459
https://www.fold3.com/record/84014261-john-e-bagley
https://www.fold3.com/image/310762961?rec=299331429
https://www.fold3.com/image/209034467?rec=209034476
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27079978/john-e-bagley

Share