Johnson, James Harold

Individual Personnel Data
Name Johnson, James Harold   
Rank Sergeant
Serial Number 31281318   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #34 dated 20 February 1944
Duty Flexible Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 16 March 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Épinal American Cemetery, Épinal, France: Plot A Row 36 Grave 48
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 3243 (33.507 MB)

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Ledbetter, Edwin DwightPilotPOW
2nd Lt. Miles, Thomas EugeneCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Noxon, Elvin BayardNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Poremba, Edward AdamBombardierKIA
PVT. Webster, Robert LeeRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Neves, Gordon RolandEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Walsh, James FrancisBall Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Haught, Ralph EugeneFlexible GunnerPOW
SGT. Johnson, James HaroldFlexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
70 3 March 1944 Target: Roller-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑31871 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
71 4 March 1944 Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97449 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back because of oxygen system damage; filler line on ball turret was torn off.
Sortie Report
72 6 March 1944 Target: Erkner Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑37758 Aborted mission after taking off.
Returned to base after group leader abandoned attempt to join assigned combat wing.
Sortie Report
75 16 March 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly & Repair Works
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑37801 Combat Mission Credit
Aircraft observed jettisoning bombs and stayed in formation until target was reached where he left formation with all four engines going and appeared to be diving down into the low group; apparently damaged by flak; crashed near Lhuître, France. MACR 3243
Sortie Report

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