JONES, JIM L., First Lieutenant, # 0-523267, USAAF

 

Inadequate data was available to identify this veterans and his family. Please use the contact form to provide assistance. He completed flight instruction and was multi-engine rated. He earned his commission and pilot wings. He was sent overseas to India. On 8 December 1944 a C-87 (B-24 Express Liberator cargo variant), # 43-30573, assigned to 10th Air Force, 1330th AAF Base Unit, Jorhat, India, departed the airfield on a cargo mission to Chengtu, China, through the Himalayan mountain range (the Hump). Last contact was when it was over Gologhat at about 1131 Zulu. The C-87 crashed enroute and the wreckage was located. The remains of the crew was buried in a common grave. Correspondence confirming the wreckage location and crew death was dated 2 January 1945. The personal effects of three of the crew (except Dolicek) were found. He is remembered on the tablets of the missing in the Manila American Cemetery & Memorial, Philippines.

 

MOSER, ROBERT H., First Lieutenant, # 0-805656, USAAF

 

Inadequate data was available to identify this veterans and his family. Please use the contact form to provide assistance. He completed flight instruction and was multi-engine rated. He earned his commission and pilot wings. He was sent overseas to India. On 8 December 1944 a C-87 (B-24 Express Liberator cargo variant), # 43-30573, assigned to 10th Air Force, 1330th AAF Base Unit, Jorhat, India, departed the airfield on a cargo mission to Chengtu, China, through the Himalayan mountain range (the Hump). Last contact was when it was over Gologhat at about 1131 Zulu. The C-87 crashed enroute and the wreckage was located. The remains of the crew was buried in a common grave. Correspondence confirming the wreckage location and crew death was dated 2 January 1945. The personal effects of three of the crew (except Dolicek) were found. He is remembered on the tablets of the missing in the Manila American Cemetery & Memorial, Philippines.

 

DAUGHETEE, CLYDE LEWIS, Sergeant, # 35667546, USAAF

 

Clyde L. Daughetee was born on 26 August 1922 in Somerset, Pulaski Co., Kentucky to Daughetee and Delia Daughetee.

 

He registered for the WWII draft on 30 April 1942, resided at 119 Crane St., Somerset, KY, and described himself as 5’9”, 120 lbs, with brown hair and blue eyes. He enlisted in the USAAF in Cincinnati, Ohio, on 22 October 1942. He was trained to maintaitor the mechanical systems (crew chief/engineer) on the C-87/B-24 Liberator Express. He earned his crewman wings. He was sent overseas to India. Inadequate data was available to identify this veterans and his family. Please use the contact form to provide assistance. He was trained to maintain the mechanical systems on the B-24/c-87 Liberator Express. He earned his crewman wings. He was sent overseas to India. On 8 December 1944 a C-87 (B-24 Express Liberator cargo variant), # 43-30573, assigned to 10th Air Force, 1330th AAF Base Unit, Jorhat, India, departed the airfield on a cargo mission to Chengtu, China, through the Himalayan mountain range (the Hump). Last contact was when it was over Gologhat at about 1131 Zulu. The C-87 crashed enroute and the wreckage was located. The remains of the crew were buried in a common grave. Correspondence confirming the wreckage location and crew death was dated 2 January 1945. The personal effects of three of the crew (except Dolicek) were found. He is remembered on the tablets of the missing in the Manila American Cemetery & Memorial, Philippines.