1/Lt. John E. Walker

(F. Birtciel)

1/Lt. John E. Walker

343rd FS - 23 April 1944 - 09 July 1944 (Prisoner of War)

Assigned Aircraft

P-38J 42-68014
P-38J "John E Walker"

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
179 09 July 1944 Tours Area
Air Scores
Ground Scores
Notes Born in Ocean City, New Jersey on 10th August 1921
Home of Record - Shaker Heights, OH
ASN - O-758116
23 April 1944 - Joined the 343rd Fighter Squadron
July 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
09 July 1944 - Hit by flak whilst strafing a train on the eastern outskirts of Saumur, France.  Lt. Walker bailed out, due to an intense fire near the cockpit.
MACR No. 06797
Lt. Walker suffered slight burns and was held prisoner in Stalag Luft I, Barth, Germany.

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