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Jacob L Abernathy


738th Bomb Squadron, 454th Bomb Group, Heavy. Died 14 Sep 1944.


Units served with

  • 454th Bomb Group

    454th Bomb Group

    The group was constituted as 454th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 14 May 1943 and activated on 1 June at Davis-Monthan Field, near Tucson, Arizona. Training began immediately on Consolidated B-24 Liberators[2] and the ground cadre was sent on 3 July to...

  • 738th Bomb Squadron

    738th Bomb Squadron

    Established in mid-1943 as a B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment group; trained under Second Air Force. Deployed to the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO), being assigned to Southern Italy at San Giovanni Airfield under Fifteenth Air Force. ...


Event Location Date
Died 14 September 1944
Enlisted North Carolina
Buried Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial

Plot E
Row 3
Grave 18


Date Contributor Update
06 April 2020 17:23:20 Joe Jones Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, biography, events and unit associations

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