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John K Farnam

Military

Assigned to 515BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Don Hurd crew. Flight engineer of B-24 42-40664 'Teggie Ann'. Shot down by enemy fighters over Italy 18-Aug-43, (10 POW), MACR 298.

Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Donaldson Hurd

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 376th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 515BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Pilot of B-24 42-40664 'Teggie Ann'. Shot down by enemy fighters over Italy 18-Aug-43, (10 POW), MACR 298. ...

Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 376th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 Oct 1942 and activated in Palestine on 31 Oct. Began combat immediately, using B-24 aircraft. Operated with Ninth AF from bases in the Middle East, Nov 1942-Sep 1943, and with Twelfth AF from Tunisia...

  • 515th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Kentucky 29 January 1917
Enlisted Fort Moultrie, SC 5 November 1940

Fort Moultrie, South Carolina

Based 1943 – 16 August 1943

Assigned to 515BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF.

Baled out POW 16 August 1943

Flight engineer of B-24 42-40664 'Teggie Ann'. Shot down by enemy fighters over Italy 18-Aug-43, (10 POW), MACR 298.

Prisoner of War (POW) Krems an der Donau, Austria 16 August 1943 – May 1945

Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag XVIIb.

Discharged USAAF 25 September 1945

Honourable discharge.

Died Fishers, IN 13 February 2004

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 January 2021 22:14:25 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
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https://www.fold3.com/image/29419965
https://www.fold3.com/record/28494779/social-security-death-index-john-k...
https://www.fold3.com/record/83950459/world-war-ii-army-enlistment-recor...
https://www.fold3.com/record/624710975/u-s-department-of-veterans-affair...

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