Grave of TSgt John W. McFarland in the American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, France.
Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
Shot down 17 May 1943 in B-17 #425219. Killed in Action (KIA).
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Tulsa 14/10/42; Presque Is 26/11/42; West Palm Beach 15/1/43; Assigned 385BG Gt Ashfield 24/1/43; transferred 366BS/305BG Chelveston 2/43; then 364BS [WF-K]; ...
17 May 1943
VIII Bomber Command launches another operation against German U-Boat facilities with three elements. The first element is a formation of 100 B-17s despatched from: 91BG (24); 92BG (10); 303BG (21); 305BG (21) and 306BG (24) to attack the German U-Boat...
|27 March 2018 09:49:35||Lucy May||Changes to person associations|
Added connection to John W. McFarland's record.
|28 October 2016 17:01:29||Despitz||Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations|
Photographed 5/24/2009 by Doug Spitznagel