John W. Mc FARLAND

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER36322109
AGE24 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1919 MICHIGAN
STATECook County ILLINOIS
FAMILYMaried
RANKT/Sergeant
FONCTIONMechanic
JOB before ENLISTEMENTSalesmen and sales agents, except to consumersIL
DATE of ENLISTEMENT26 février 1942 Camp Grant ILLINOIS
SQUADRON364th Bomb Squadron
GROUP305th Bomb Group
ARMY8th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH17 may 1943mcfarland john w tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHManor of Kerivalan - Town Brec'h MORBIHAN
DATA PLANB-17 Fortress - type F-40-BO - s/n 42-5219 WF*H
b17
Macr: 15569
Mission: #58 Base sous-marine Lorient(56)
Take Off: 09h30 Station 105 Chelveston, NOTHAMPTONSHIRE UK
The plane crashes in two = The front falls behind the manor of Kerivallan and the rear on the land of the farm of Kerbellec
Touched during the outward flight and on the target
The crew evacuates the aircraft
CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville

Map Normandy American Cemetery

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Stele in memory of the crew of B 17

Crew of B-17 Fortress - type F-40-BO - s/n 42-5219 WF*H

2nd Lieutenant Harry W INDIERE Pilot Prisoner - Stalag Luft3 Sagan
1st Lieutenant Joseph B BOYLE CoPilot Prisoner - Stalag Luft3 Sagan
2nd Lieutenant Roy E RICHARDS Navigator Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
2nd Lieutenant James S WILSCHKE Bomber Evadé - Evasion par Pyrénées/Espagne/Gibraltar - Retour UK 18/12/43
T/Sergeant John W McFARLAND Mecano Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
S/Sergeant Robert G NEIL Radio Escaped - Evasion par Pyrénées/Espagne/Gibraltar - Retour UK 18/12/43
S/Sergeant Walter E SCHENK Gunner Dead - St-Matthews Cem. Mount Vernon, Posey Co, INDIANA USA
S/Sergeant Denis T Jr CULLINAN Gunner Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
Sergeant John NORRIS Gunner Dead - Church Hill Cem. Wilkins Township, PENSYLVANIA USA
S/Sergeant Henry A Jr MITCHELL Gunner Dead - Manille (Philippines)
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INFORMATION SOURCESFrancecrashes39-45.net - Aad.archives.gov
PICTURE SOURCEFrédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud