1/Lt. John E. Finlayson

(F. Birtciel)

1/Lt. John E. Finlayson

343rd FS  28 October 1944 - 18 January 1945 (Killed in Action)

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D 44-14580 "Ellie--My Little Six"

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
306 14 January 1945 Magdeburg
309 18 January 1945 Kaiserlautern
Air Scores
Ground Scores
Notes Entered service from Shinnston, West Virginia.
ASN - O-720719
28 October 1944 - Joined the 343rd Fighter Squadron
18 January 1945 - Killed in Action
It is not known what happened to Lt. Finlayson, though it is likely that mechanical failure caused his plane to crash.
MACR No. 11854
Lt. Finlayson was flying P-51D 44-14580 "Ellie--My Little Six", which was Lt. Tischer's plane.
Lt. Finlayson's name is on the Wall of the Missing, Cambridge American Military Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, Cambridge, England.

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