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James Edward Lindamood

Military

Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Le Haye 7-Jun-44 in A-20 43-10205; A/C shed wing due to engine fire. Baled out over English channel. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5653

Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

A photograph of the aircraft and crew can be found at :
http://www.justinmuseum.com/jkjustin/0410photo15.html

A digitized copy of the 410th Unit History can be found at:
https://digicom.bpl.lib.me.us/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1131&context=w...

Service

People

  • John Metz

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 410th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Le Haye 7-Jun-44 in A-20 #43-10205; A/C shed wing due to engine fire. Bailed out over English channel. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5653 Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

  • Russell Warrington

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer / Gunner | 410th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Le Haye 7-Jun-44 in A-20 43-10205; A/C shed wing due to engine fire. Baled out over English channel. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5653 Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • 43-10205

    A-20 Havoc
    Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF. On 7 June 1944 aircraft A-20 Havoc 43-10205 was assigned a target at LaHaye, France. On return the pilot John Metz called that the aircraft was on one engine and he was leaving the formation over the English channel...

Associated Place

  • Gosfield

    Military site : airfield
    First used as an airfield during the First World War, when known as Royal Flying Corps/RAF Sible Hedingham, it was built as Gosfield for the Eighth Air Force and then Ninth Air Force in 1942-43. Home to first the 365th Fighter Group, then the 397th...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Norton, VA 3 June 1916

Son of Joe Frederick Lindamood.

Enlisted Fort Thomas, Newport, KY 8 August 1941

Fort Thomas, Newport, Kentucky

Based Gosfield 1944 – 7 June 1944

Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF.

Died 25 Miles south of Brighton, UK 7 June 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) Le Haye 7-Jun-44 in A-20 43-10205; A/C shed wing due to engine fire. Baled out over English channel. KIA MACR 5653

Buried 1946

Commemorated on the Tablets of the Missing.
Cambridge American Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 June 2019 12:06:57 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, biography, awards, events and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28631018
https://www.fold3.com/image/608375708
https://www.fold3.com/record/84162249-james-e-lindamood
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56291771/james-e-lindamood

Date Contributor Update
10 August 2018 10:45:21 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number, role, biography, awards, events, person associations and unit associations
Sources

Further biographical details from:
- "Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces" Bishop & Hey, Volume 3 p 568;
- https://www.abmc.gov/node/541190#.W21nUDKWwdV;
- MACR 5653

Date Contributor Update
02 March 2016 13:41:47 general ira snapsorter Changes to unit associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
https://www.abmc.gov/node/541190#.Vngd9FKLrK4

Date Contributor Update
28 October 2015 09:45:23 Cym118 Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, events and unit associations
Sources

9th Roll of Honor, Mr M Pezza, Mr A Endean, unit history

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