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 Joseph R. Ackerson

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Joseph R. Ackerson

Birth
Death 21 Jun 1944 (aged 21)
Germany
Burial Kearny, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 104478026 View Source
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Gunner S/Sgt. Joseph R. Ackerson, KIA
Hometown: New Jersey
Squadron: 565th BS 389 Bomb Group
Awards:
Pilot 1/Lt Robert J. Mcauliffe, KIA

Target Berlin, Germany
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:
Date Lost: 21-Jun-44
Serial Number: 42-109794
Aircraft Model B-24J
Aircraft Letter: -S
Aircraft Name: NUFF SAID
Cause: German fighters -- 6 KIA, 4 POW

The 389th BG flies home alone over France. German fighters make repeated attacks and the group loses four aircraft.

According to captured German official documents Glidewell, Ackerson, Rogers, Brown and two unidentified crew members were buried in the Citizen cemetery in Teltow Germany on June 24.

Crew of NUFF SAID
1/Lt Robert J. Mcauliffe, Pilot
2Lt.Alvin E Fletcher
2nd/Lt. Lester L. Brown Navigator
S/Sgt. Paul C. Glidewell Gunner
S/Sgt.Joseph R. Ackerson, Gunner
S/Sgt.Julian J. Rogers Gunner

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  • Created by: John Dowdy
  • Added: 1 Feb 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 104478026
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/104478026/joseph-r.-ackerson : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph R. Ackerson (23 May 1923–21 Jun 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 104478026, citing Arlington Memorial Park, Kearny, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572) .