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2Lt. James Wilbur Callaway

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2Lt. James Wilbur Callaway

Birth
Kentucky, USA
Death
11 Jun 1944 (aged 24)
Romania
Burial
Harrington, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID
11300300 View Source

James served as a 2nd Lt. and Pilot on B-17F "Cesspool Cedric" #42-3383, with the 341st Bomber Squadron, 97th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Harrington, Kent County, Delaware prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army on January 7, 1942 in Wilmington, Delaware. He was noted as being Single, without dependents.

James was "Killed In Action" over Romania durng the war.

He was awarded an Air Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster and a Purple Heart.

Service # O-803369

Son of Loarn Virgin Callaway and Nancy Fanny Poore Callaway.

Husband of Sarah Elizabeth Smith Callaway.

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Airmen who perished on B-17F (#42-3383):

Callaway, James W ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, DE
MacKay, Edward J ~ 1st Lt, Right Waist Gunner, IL

Bio & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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James served as a 2nd Lt. and Pilot on B-17F "Cesspool Cedric" #42-3383, with the 341st Bomber Squadron, 97th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Harrington, Kent County, Delaware prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army on January 7, 1942 in Wilmington, Delaware. He was noted as being Single, without dependents.

James was "Killed In Action" over Romania durng the war.

He was awarded an Air Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster and a Purple Heart.

Service # O-803369

Son of Loarn Virgin Callaway and Nancy Fanny Poore Callaway.

Husband of Sarah Elizabeth Smith Callaway.

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Airmen who perished on B-17F (#42-3383):

Callaway, James W ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, DE
MacKay, Edward J ~ 1st Lt, Right Waist Gunner, IL

Bio & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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