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John M Cortright Jr

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 354th Fighter Group

    354th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in the autumn of 1943 and was assigned to the Ninth Air Force in December 1943. The Group were the first to fly P-51 Mustangs operationally and in their bomber escort missions pushed to find the long-range limits of the...

  • 355th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born 8 February 1922
Killed in action Germany 8 April 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 February 2016 16:24:46 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number 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 3571 / MACR6052?

Confirmation of death from :
http://www.fieldsofhonor-database.com/index.php/american-war-cemetery-ar...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3571 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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