John R Simmonds

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Name: John R Simmonds

First Name(s): John R
Last Name: Simmonds

Place of birth: Kansas, Cherokee Cnty,

Rank: S/Sgt Turret Gunner
ASN: 17135418
Company: 668th Bomb Sqdrn
Unit: 416th Bomber Grp Light 9th USAAF

Reported as: MIA ► DED
Date of incident: 25-12-1945
Place of incident: Blankenheim area (G)

note: S/Sgt John R Simmonds took off from airbase Melun, France, with Capt Richard V Miracle1 Lt jack J Burg, and S/Sgt Arthur F Galloway, with Douglas Havoc A-20K-10-DO, #44-108. The plane received a direct hit on bombay and left engine. It went down just after opening bombay doors. S/Sgt Simmonds together with Capt Miracle and S/Sgt Galloway didn’t manage to bail out.
S/Sgt Simmonds is recorded DED in Blankenheim area, Germany.

Destination: Münstereifel, Germany
Mission: Operational
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Unit History of 416th Bombardment Group Light

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