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John Jackson

The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.

John J. Jackson
Rank: First Lieutenant
Service Number: AO-935177
Date Missing: 09/08/1950
Unit: 371st Bombardment Squadron 307th Bombardment Wing
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
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Next Steps: First Lieutenant Jackson was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 371st Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Wing based at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa. On September 8, 1950, while returning from a bombing mission over Korea, his aircraft crashed into the East China Sea five miles north of Okinawa, killing eight crew members. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** First Lieutenant Jackson was awarded the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.



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