2Lt Jack E. Burton

2Lt Jack E. Burton

Birth
Washington, USA
Death 24 Oct 1943 (aged 19–20)
Burial Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
Memorial ID 56245967 · View Source
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2nd/Lt. Jack E. Burton MIA/KIA
Hometown: Washington
Squadron: 513th BS 376th Bomb Group
Service # O-676349
Awards Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
Pilot

Target:
Mission: 24-Oct-43
Serial Number: 42-40315
Aircraft Model B-24D-
Aircraft Letter: P
Aircraft Name:WOLF PACK
Location:
Cause: Crew 10 MIA/KIA

Lt. Burton along with the crew of the WOLF PACK lost their lives in a raid October 1943. Their names appear Tablets of the Missing at North Africa American Cemetery Carthage, Tunisia their bodies were never recovered.

B24 42-40315 with a different pilot and crew was a veteran of "Operation Tidal Wave"

Crew of WOLF PACK
1Lt. Kenneth J. Turner
2nd/Lt. Jesse Paul Wilhite
2nd/Lt. Anthony Garcia
2nd/Lt. Jack E. Burton
T/Sgt. John P. Tabaczynski
T/Sgt. Harold E.Key
S/Sgt. Bruno P Tatarowicz Gunner
S/Sgt George F. Stokes Gunner
S/Sgt George F. Stokes Gunner
S/Sgt.Charles B. De Witt Gunner
S/Sgt. Burton S. Allis Gunner
S/Sgt. Burton S. Allis Gunner


Family Members

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Washington.

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  • Maintained by: John Dowdy
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56245967
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt Jack E. Burton (1923–24 Oct 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56245967, citing North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia ; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572) .