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John C Abt

Military

Shot down 11 January 1944 in B-17 #42-30425 'Rodger Dodge Her'. Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

Units served with

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 333rd Bomb Squadron

    333rd Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Aircraft

  • 42-30425 Roger Dodg'-Her

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/5/43; Smoky Hill 12/6/43; Rapid City 19/6/43; Geiger 22/6/43; Dow Fd 5/7/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG [TS-J] Rougham 9/7/43; Missing in Action Oschersleben 11/1/44 with Sam Lemly, Co-pilot: Martin Michels, Navigator: Fred Ehrhart,...

Events

Event Location Date
Prisoner of War (POW) Austria 11 January 1944

Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf Near Krems Austria 48-15

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 April 2020 03:55:49 jmoore43 Changes to service number and events
Sources

Added POW camp information to the POW event and a S/N per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
24 March 2020 18:15:42 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

8th AF Losses / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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