1/Lt. John W. Cunnick III


(J. Cunnick)

1/Lt. John W. Cunnick III

38th FS - 18 January 1945 - July 1945

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CG-U  "My Kitten",
P-51D CG-U 44-15492 "Huacoar" (M. Kyburz)

Mission History

37 missions

Mission List
55th FG  Mission #

Date

Target

346 22 March 1945 Schwabisch Hall
357 07 April 1945 Gustrow
359 09 April 1945 Schleissheim
360 10 April 1945 Brandenburg
362 16 April 1945 Salzburg
Air Scores
Destroyed
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed
Damaged
Score Detail 22 March 1945  Me-262 destroyed (air) Lechfeld
07 April 1945  Me-109 destroyed (air) Celle
09 April 1945  FW-190 destroyed (ground) Munich-Brunnthal Landing Ground
09 April 1945  Me-262 destroyed (ground) Munich-Brunnthal Landing Ground
09 April 1945  Ju-88 destroyed (ground) Munich-Brunnthal Landing Ground
09 April 1945  FW-190 damaged (ground) Munich-Brunnthal Landing Ground
09 April 1945  Me-262 damaged (ground) Munich-Brunnthal Landing Ground
10 April 1945  He-111 destroyed (ground) Wesendorf
10 April 1945  Me-109 destroyed (ground) Wesendorf
10 April 1945  He-111 damaged (ground) Wesendorf
16 April 1945  (2)Me-109 destroyed (ground) N/Landshut
16 April 1945  Me-109 damaged (ground) N/Landshut
Notes Entered service from Waco, Texas
Known as 'Jack'
ASN - O-832353
18 January 1945 - Joined the 38th Fighter Squadron
06 February 1945 - Crash landed on the continent and returned to the 55th, 2 days later
31 March 1945 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
06 April 1945 - Appointed Flight Commander
April 1945 - Awarded a 2nd Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
April 1945 - Awarded a 3rd Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
May 1945 - Awarded a 5th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
May 1945 - Awarded a 6th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
May 1945 - Awarded a 7th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
May 1945 - Awarded a 8th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
May 1945 - Awarded a 9th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
July 1945 - Transferred to the 503rd FS, 339th FG
28 August 2011 - Passed away
Awards
Memories
Additional Photo Jack Cunnick at the 2007 55th FGA Reunion, St. Louis (R. Abbey)
Nb. Photo opens in new window.  Close new window to return to this page.

Back to 38th Fighter Squadron Pilots