LaRue, James Lynn

Individual Personnel Data
Name LaRue, James Lynn   
Rank Staff Sergeant / Technical Sergeant
Serial Number 39182309   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #70 dated 11 March 1943
Duty Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
Last Duty Date 4 July 1943
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Colfax Cemetery, Colfax, Washingon
Additional Information
Promoted to Technical Sergeant on AAF Station #40 dated 1 July 1943.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 3035 (2.852 MB)
Remote WebpageGrave Markers of Crewmembers Shot Down on 4 July 1943
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Original 384th Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Myer, Lawrence WaynePilotKIA
2nd Lt. Conkey, Duane ACo-pilotTR
2nd Lt. Crouch, James ClaybourneNavigatorKIA
2nd Lt. Brzoznowski, Thomas HenryBombardierKIA
S/SGT. Davidson, Jack (NMI)Radio Operator / GunnerKIA
S/SGT. LaRue, James LynnEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Drus, Joseph JohnBall Turret GunnerTBD
S/SGT. Butcher, David LloydTail GunnerEV
S/SGT. Hubble, Floyd (NMI), JrFlexible GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Wingate, Floyd MontellFlexible GunnerMIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
5 29 June 1943 Target: duNord Aircraft Works, Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑3235 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
6 4 July 1943 Target: Gnome et Rhone Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Le Mans, France
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑3235 Combat Mission Credit
Shot down before the target was reached; crashed near Poillé-sur-Vègre about 40km WSW of Le Mans, France. MACR 3035/4495
Sortie Report

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