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Jack R Russell

Military

Shot down 12 May 1944 in B-17 #42-107189 '7th Son', Killed in Action (KIA).

Purple Heart

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-107189 '7th Son'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 18/3/44; Kearney 29/3/44; Dow Fd 6/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-M] Snetterton 11/4/44; Missing in Action Brux 12/5/44 with Bob Simons, Co-pilot: Horace Duncan, Navigator: Garnett Nelson, Bombardier: Jack Russell, Flight engineer/top...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Tulare, California, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 12 May 1944
Died 12 May 1944
Buried 6269 Margraten, Netherlands

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 April 2020 21:58:25 jmoore43 Changes to awards
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Added the awards mentioned on the Internment Form attached tto the person.

Date Contributor Update
03 April 2020 03:53:21 jmoore43 Changes to service number and highest rank
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Added S/N and updated rank per the internment form attached to the individual.

Date Contributor Update
02 April 2020 22:01:32 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
14 January 2015 12:01:21 general ira snapsorter Changes to events
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Burial details added

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:54 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4864 / MACR 4864; Snetterton Falcons, page 98 & 147 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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