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Jack T Barrie

Military

Assigned to 385FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF. Detached Service to 1st Scouting Force, Returned to 385FS. Credited 1 x Kill. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission to Grofhorn. Hit by flak in P-51D 44-13657 strafing a train, may have baled out but chute failed near Holzen. Killed in Action (KIA).
MACR 12502.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 364th Fighter Group

    364th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 364th Fighter Group flew 342 missions in P-38 Lightnings and P-51 Mustangs from Honington, Suffolk. The missions ranged from escorting bombers and dive-bombing and strafing targets to area patrol missions across a swathe of land that took in France...

  • 1st Scouting Force
  • 385th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Washington, USA 7 November 1920
Crashed Aloe, TX 77905, USA 15 May 1944

Landing Accident Aloe AAF, Texas Cat 3 damage 2nd Lt Jack T Barrie, 15-May-44.

P-40N 42-105412 - 2538BU AAFCFTC.

Based Honington 28 October 1944

Assigned to 385FS, 364FG, 8AF USAAF.

E/A Destroyed Germany 27 December 1944

E/A destroyed 27-Dec-44.

Promotion Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31, UK January 1945

Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

Detached Service Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31, UK 20 January 1945

Detached Service 1st Scouting Force.

Returned Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31, UK 4 February 1945

Returned 385th Fighter Squadron.

Killed in Action (KIA) Holzen, Germany 19 February 1945

Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission to Grofhorn. Hit by flak in P-51D 44-13657 strafing a train, may have baled out but chute failed near Holzen. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 12502.

Buried 37632 Holzen, Germany 20 February 1945

Interred
Holzen Cemetery.

Buried San Bruno, CA, USA 1946

Re-Interred
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California, USA.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 November 2016 12:04:04 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography and events
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia;
- MACR 12502 ;
- Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
26 September 2016 13:30:26 Al_Skiff Changes to highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=Barrie&Submit=Search
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=Barrie%2C+Jack+T&...
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Barrie&GSfn=Jack&G...

Date Contributor Update
16 September 2015 13:50:20 general ira snapsorter Changes to role, biography, events and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from :
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
MACR 12502 ;
Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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