New Mexico, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 8, 1945, Italy|
John served as a Staff Sergeant on B-24J #44-10599, 344th Bomber Squadron, 98th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.
He resided in Union County, New Mexico prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army on December 30, 1943 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.
John was declared "Missing In Action" when his B-24 collided with another plane over Lecce, Italy and crashed during the war. They are believed to have crashed into the sea.
He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.
Service # 38584059
( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )
Airmen who perished on B-24J #44-10599:
Adams, Frank S ~ S/Sgt, Illinois
Alarid, John L ~ S/Sgt, New Mexico
Burke, Francis R ~ S/Sgt, Michigan
Coker, Marvin W ~ S/Sgt, Tennessee
Endler, Edward H ~ 1st Lt, Illinois
Evans, Stanley L ~ Capt, Oklahoma
Genner, George W ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, New York
Hollar, Warren G ~ S/Sgt, North Carolina
McDonald, John E ~ S/Sgt, Massachusetts
Miller, Louis E ~ 2nd Lt, Pennsylvania
Pierson, Samuel A ~ 2nd Lt, Indiana
( Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )
Florence American Cemetery and Memorial
Cittą Metropolitana di Firenze
Plot: Tablets Of The Missing
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56362070