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Kenneth Frazelle Johnston
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1909
Death: May 5, 1955

Navigator 2nd Lt. Kenneth F. Johnston DFC
Hometown: Jackson Heights, N.Y.
Squadron: 514th BS 376th Bomb Group
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, Purple Heart
Pilot 1st/Lt. Donald P. O'Sullivan,

Target: Ploesti
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:
Date Lost: 1-Aug-43
Serial Number: 41-24310
Aircraft Model B-24D
Aircraft Letter:D
Aircraft Name:
Location: Crew of 10 successfully returned to base in Libya

Lt. Johnston was a recipient of the Distinguished flying cross for his valor in the Ploesti raid "Operation Tidal Wave" August 1st 1943. One of the most daring raids of WW2. Coming in at tree top level the 376th BG destroy Romanian oil refineries. He died in 1955 circumstances currently undocumented.

Crew of 41-24310
1Lt Donald R. O'Sullivan Pilot
2nd/Lt. Walter F. Tubb Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Kenneth F. Johnston Navigator
T/Sgt. Earl T. Leisure Radio OP.
S/Sgt. Robert J. Sweet Gunner
S/Sgt. William M. Howie Gunner


 
 
Inscription:
US AIR FORCE M/SGT
 
Burial:
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Q 0 1159
 
Maintained by: John Dowdy
Originally Created by: Marvin & Samme Templin
Record added: Jul 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73981276
Kenneth Frazelle Johnston
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Kenneth Frazelle Johnston
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Kenneth Frazelle Johnston
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