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James Roy Rambo

Military

The combat missions listed in his bio are gleaned from mission records/load lists and do not reflect his complete combat record of over 60 missions

Service

Units served with

  • 340th Bomb Group

    340th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated on 20 August 1942. The 340th Bombardment Group trained with B-25's for duty overseas. They arrived in the Mediterranean theater in March 1943. Assigned first to the Ninth Air Force and later (in August 1943) to the Twelfth. Served in combat...

  • 487th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Comanche, Texas 31 March 1922
Lived in Petersburg, Texas 30 June 1942
Combat Mission Casalecchio, Italy 12 October 1944
Combat Mission Imola, Italy 20 October 1944

43-4066

Combat Mission Latisana, Italy 7 November 1944

43-4011

Combat Mission Casale Monferrato, Italy 10 November 1944

43-4011

Combat Mission Ponte Tidone, Italy 11 November 1944

43-4011

Combat Mission Faenza, Italy 16 November 1944
Combat Mission Faenza, Italy 19 November 1944

43-27531

Combat Mission Magenta, Italy 28 November 1944

43-4066

Combat Mission Calliano, Italy 10 December 1944

43-27570

Combat Mission Lavis, Italy 22 December 1944

43-27570

Combat Mission Pordenone, Italy 26 December 1944

43-27570

Combat Mission Lavis, Italy 4 February 1945

Squadron Lead Pilot
43-27540

Combat Mission Calcinato, Italy 13 February 1945

Squadron Lead Pilot

Combat Mission Romano di Lombardo, Italy 20 February 1945

Squadron Lead Pilot
43-27540

Combat Mission Peri, Italy 7 March 1945

Squadron Lead Pilot
43-27540

Combat Mission Pretzerhof, Italy 20 March 1945

Squadron Lead Pilot
43-27540

Combat Mission Rovereto, Italy 4 April 1945
Died Hale Center, Texas 27 April 1964

Died of a gunshot wound

Buried Plainview, Texas 30 April 1964

Plainview Memorial Park
Plainview, Hale County, Texas, USA
PLOT Block A Lot 113 Space 8

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2022 02:37:03 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/19381202:2238?tid=&pid...
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/22447153:2272?tid=&pid...
http://57thbombwing.com/340th_History/487th_History/missions/340thMissio...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/48031576/james-r-rambo

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