Capt. David F. Jewell Jr.


(55th FGA)

Capt. David F. Jewell Jr.

38th FS - 07 July 1944 - March 1945

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CG-N 44-13937 "Miss Boomerang Margie" (F. Birtciel)

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List

55th FG  Mission #

Date Target
232 12 September 1944 Leipzig
262 02 November 1944 Merseburg
282 05 December 1944  Berlin
312 01 February 1945 Mannheim/Strasbourg (Yellow Leader)
313 03 February 1945 Berlin (Yellow Leader)
315 09 February 1945 Weimar (Yellow Leader)
316 10 February 1945 Kampen Holland (Red Leader)
Air Scores
Destroyed
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed
Damaged  
Score Detail 12 September 1944  (.5)u/i a/c destroyed (ground) Herzogenaurach
02 November 1944  (.5)Me-109 destroyed (air) W/Merseburg
05 December 1944  FW-190 destroyed (air) NE Berlin
Notes ASN - O-763213
07 July 1944 - Joined the 38th Fighter Squadron
15 September 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
01 January 1945 - Promoted from 1st Lieutenant to Captain
February 1945 - Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
February 1945 - Awarded 8th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
18 February 1945 - Appointed Commanding Officer of Clobber College
March 1945 - Ended Tour of Duty
Crew Chief was S/Sgt. Charles Senn.

Passed away on 1st May 2007

Awards
Memories
Additional Photos Capt. Jewell and Crew Chief, S/Sgt. Charles Senn, beside CG-N "Miss Boomerang Margie"

P-51D CG-N 44-13937 "Miss Boomerang Margie" (J. Zdiarský (www.museum119.cz) from the Dave Jewell collection)

Capt. Jewell in front of a P-51 in the winter of '44-'45 at Wormingford (J. Zdiarský (www.museum119.cz) from the Dave Jewell collection)

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