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Jay Harold Horn


Assigned May 1944. Shot down by flak and crashed at Paris on 6/22/44 in B-17 42-102552. KIA.


Units served with


  • 42-102552 Horn's Hornets

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/44; Gr Island 31/3/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-J] Snetterton 22/4/44; Missing in Action Nucourt, Fr 22/6/44 with Jay Horn, Co-pilot: John Murray, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Henry Morris, Ball turret...

Associated Place

  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...


Event Location Date
Born Canton, Ohio, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) France 22 June 1944


Date Contributor Update
10 February 2016 13:13:10 general ira snapsorter Changes to middlename, biography and events

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
-the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
- MACR 5917;
- Snetterton Falcons, pg 149, 162, 168, 267

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:05 AAM AAM ingest

MACR 5917 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database