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James Elton Milne

Military

SSgt. James Milne was assigned to the 514BS, the 376BG, (TDY) to the 9AF USAAF.
He was a crewmember of the B-24D, 41-11613, The Blue Streak, of the 514th BS, the 376th BG, and TDY to the 9th AF. The aircraft went on to survive 110 missions with the 376th Bomb Group and was sent home for a war bond tour.

Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Ralph Thompson

    Military | Major | B-24 Command Pilot | 376th Bomb Group
    Pilot of the B-24D, 41-11613, The Blue Streak, of the 514th BS, the 376th BG, (TDY) to the 9th AF. The airplane and crew went on to survive 110 missions with the 376th Bomb Group and was sent home for a war bond tour.

  • John Young

    Military | Major | B-24 Command Pilot | 98th Bomb Group
    Lt. John S. Young was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. Bored with college at SMU in Dallas, and knowing the country was headed for war, he joined the Army Air Force early in 1941 and began training as an aviation cadet. He was known as "Johnny" or ...

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Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 376th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 Oct 1942 and activated in Palestine on 31 Oct. Began combat immediately, using B-24 aircraft. Operated with Ninth AF from bases in the Middle East, Nov 1942-Sep 1943, and with Twelfth AF from Tunisia...

  • 514th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-11613 Florine JuJu - Liberandos - Teggie Ann - The Blue Streak

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, 41-11613, named, Florine JuJu, The Blue Streak, Liberandos, and Teggie Ann, in the 376th Bomb Group, should not be mistaken for the B-24D Liberator bomber, 42-40664, also named, Teggie Ann, and flown as the Lead Aircraft, piloted by Col. K.K...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Larimer, PA 13 February 1913

Son of James Deedon and Lillie M [Hammell] Milne.

Lived in Irwin, PA 15642, USA 1942

Irwin, Pennsylvania, USA.

Enlisted Greensburg, PA 28 July 1942

Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Discharged USAAF 9 February 1945

Honourable discharge.

Based

Assigned to 514BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 October 2021 06:05:32 Kickapoo Changes to role, biography and person associations
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Black Sunday - Michael Hill

Date Contributor Update
25 January 2021 15:06:33 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, biography, awards, events, person associations and unit associations
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Removed # from A/C serial No. to aid clarity and consisency

Date Contributor Update
23 April 2020 02:38:00 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "#" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2015 18:42:31 Al_Skiff Changes to media associations
Sources

http://texashistory.unt.edu

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2015 18:14:35 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, aircraft associations and media associations
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http://texashistory.unt.edu

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