Young, James Harlan

Individual Personnel Data
Name Young, James Harlan   
Rank Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 19202866   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #57 dated 25 March 1944
Duty Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
MOS748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last Duty Date 13 April 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Lorraine American Cemetery, Saint-Avold, France: Plot F Row 10 Grave 34
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 3870 (11.912 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Swanson, Herbert TurePilotPOW
2nd Lt. Smith, Donald OrilCo-pilotEV
2nd Lt. White, Charles OteenNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Dunning, Austin WilliamBombardierPOW
S/SGT. Wieseckel, Clarence MathewRadio Operator / GunnerEV
S/SGT. Young, James HarlanEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. McIntosh, Gordon WilliamBall Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Zabinski, Edward FrankTail GunnerPOW
SGT. Sack, Ralph WilliamFlexible GunnerPOW
SGT. Brown, Donald MartinFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
88 11 April 1944 Target: FW Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Sorau, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑97228 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
89 13 April 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑97124 Combat Mission Credit
Shot down during fighter attacks which lasted from 1354 to 1357 hrs; crashed near Bérismenil, Belgium. MACR 3870
Sortie Report

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