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James Elton Milne

Military

Assigned to 514BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Crewmember of B-24D 41-11613 "The Blue Streak" of 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. A/C and crew 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 | Pilot | 376th Bomb Group
    Pilot of B-24D #41-11613 "The Blue Streak" of 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. A/C and crew went on to survive 110 missions with the 376th bomb group and was sent home for a war bond tour.

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

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
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
Sources

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
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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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