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John J Sheehan

Military

Assigned to 397BS, 344BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Erkeland in B-26 43-34565; shot down by anti-aircraft fire over Erkeland, Germany. 23-Feb-45. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 12649

Awards: AM (11OLC), PH (OLC).

Service

People

  • Carl Chapman

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 344th Bomb Group
    Capt Carl F. Chapman Jr. attended North Georgia College in Dahlonega, Georgia. ...

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • 43-34565 Gratis Gladys

    B-26 Marauder
    On 23 February 1945, B-26 43-34565 was shot down by anti-aircraft fire over Erkeland, Germany. All eight crew killed. MACR 12649.

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Massachusetts 29 November 1921

Son of Timothy J Sheehan.

Based 1944 – 23 February 1945

Assigned to 397BS, 344BG, 9AF USAAF.

Died 41812 Erkelenz, Germany 23 February 1945
Buried Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial 1946

Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial
Liege, Belgium
Plot C Row 9 Grave 31

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 July 2020 10:58:19 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/688279606
https://www.fold3.com/record/529857715-john-j-sheehan
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56360841/john-j-sheehan

Date Contributor Update
21 February 2018 16:50:09 Lucy May Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

MACR 12649: https://www.fold3.com/image/28829095

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