John R. HOFFMANN

 

HOFFMANN John R
NUMBER OF SERVICEO-807545
AGE21 yo
DATE OF BIRTH9 March 1923
Geneva, Geneve, SWITZERLAND
ETATOrangeburg, NEW YORK
FAMILY

 

RANKSecond Lieutenant
FONCTIONPilot
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENT NY
DATE of ENLISTEMENT 
 SQUADRON330th Bomber Squadron
 GROUP93rd Bomber Group, Heavy
ARMY8th US Air Force
DATE OF DEATH13 June 1944hoffmann john tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHBeetwen Pont-Scorff and Caudan
DATA PLAN

B-24 Liberator - type H-25-FO - s/n 42-95153 AG*G OU AG*M

"Per Diem"

B 24 Liberator

Macr: 5912

Mission: Ponts de Vannes et Ploermel (56)

Takeoff Station 104 Hardwick, Norfolk UK

All the bodies were initially buried in the cemetery of Guidel (56)

Fired by the flak or collision in flight with the B-24 42-110104 piloted by 1Lt Cool (same squadron) at 20h57

Airplane evacuated partially before the crash

 
CEMETERY TEMPORARY

 

CEMTERY TEMPORARY of  Guidel (56)

Story of Cemetery Temporary 

 

CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY of St James

Map of St James American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
E818
DECORATION

Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster

Purple Heart

World War II Victory Medal 

am olc

Photo FDLM

victory medal

usaf 8air force 93bg 330bs

 

    

STORY
 HOFFMANN John R presse

 

Crew of B-24 Liberator - type H-25-FO - s/n 42-95153 AG*G OU AG*M 

"Per Diem"

 

2nd Lieutenant John R. HOFFMANN Pilot Dead Cim Brit Am St-James  O-807545 - AM+1 - Orangeburg, NEW YORK
2nd Lieutenant Vern C. BROWN CoPilot Dead Cim Brit Am St-James  O-761868 - AM/PH - Glendale, CALIFORNIA
2nd Lieutenant David J Jr MAHONEY Navigator/Bomber Dead Cim Brit Am St-James  O-698895 - AM/PH - Bayonne, NEW JERSEY
S/Sergeant Matthew R. PELCZAR Mechanic/Gunner Dead Cim Brit Am St-James  36725277 - AM/PH - Chicago, ILLINOIS
Sergeant John J HINES Gunner Prisoner- Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow  11081419 - Medford, MASSACHUSETTS 
Sergeant Glenn A CREASEY Gunner Dead Cunningham Mem Park, St-Albans, Kanawha Co, WEST VIRGINIA 35656392 - Born the 09/02/1925 - Cabin Creek, WEST VIRGINIA - Initialement inhumé au Cim de Guidel (56)
Sergeant Daniel Venoye MATLOCK Gunner Prisoner - Camp inconnu 18184978 - Mercury, Texas 
Sergeant Eldon B PICKETT Gunner Dead Cim Am Ardennes Neupre  18046539 - Sstar/DFC/AM+2 - Woodland Park, COLORADO
S/Sergeant William Charles KRAFT Radio Dead Laurel Hill Cem. Millcreek Township, PENNSYLVANIA 33409323 - 22 yo- Erie, MASSACHUSETTS
b24   equipage42 95153
SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTO Abmc.gov - Francecrashes39-45.net - USAAF Class Book Project ABMC American Cemeteries - Findagrave.com
PROGRAMMERGarrett, Clive, Frédéric & Renaud
Partagez moi ...