John E Sewell – Radio Operator

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Persoonsgegevens: Crew 10

John E Sewell

Geboren:  11 februari,1923 in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona

Thuisadres tijdens WO2:  121 E Jacinto, Tucson, Arizona (1940)

Familie:  

Vader: Charles Jerrel Sewell  (6 februari, 1877 Cave Spring, Floyd, Georgia – april 1963 Arizona),  schilder

Moeder: Carolyn Pauline Dween{?}  Sewell  (1891 Chicago, Illinois – ..),  huisvrouw

Kinderen:

  • Charles (ca. 1922 – …),
  • John E,
  • Herbert (ca. 1927 – ….), allemaal in Arizona geboren
Training:  

John werd opgeroepen voor militaire dienst in 5 februari, 1943

Eenheid:  

Crew # 30 Gaik, 569th Bomber Squadron, 390th Bombardment Group, Heavy, 8th Air Force (USAAF)

ASN 39855834

Sergeant

Radio Operator

Missies:  

7 missies:

  • 6 missies met crew # 30 Gaik,  569th Bomb Squadron van de 390th BG
  • 1 missie met crew # 45 Bivins

        Name           Position            Crew #  Date      Aircraft serial #  Mission Target

1 Sewell, John E Radio Operator 30 440930 2107010 197 Bielefeld, Germany
2 Sewell, John E Radio Operator 30 441002 2107010 198 Kassel, Germany
3 Sewell, John E Radio Operator 30 441003 2107010 199 Nagoid-Rheinau, Germany
4 Sewell, John E Radio Operator 30 441006 338053 201 Berlin-Spandau, Germany
5 Sewell, John E Radio Operator 30 441019 338053 207 Mannhein, Germany
6 Sewell, John E Radio Operator 30 441022 239926 208 Munster, Germany
7 Sewell, John E Radio Operator KIA 45 441025 338547 209 Hamburg, Germany

 

MIA/KIA/OVERLEEFD:  

MIA: 25 oktober 1944 missie naar Gut Moor bij Hamburg, Duitsland

John werd uitgeleend aan crew Bivins op deze missie.

Crew Bivins werd geraakt door flak, luchtafweer en crashte bij Münster, Duitsland

KIA 25 oktober 1944

MACR # 10261

Vliegtuig : B-17G-90-BO Fortress; Aircraft # 43-38547

Crew Bivins  op 25 oktober, 1944:

Piloot 2st LT Eugene “Gene” Bivins0-766844, KIA
Co-Piloot 2nd LT John Green KIA
Top Turret/Engineer Sgt Carl E Kintz KIA
Radio Operator Sgt John E Sewell KIA
Tail Gunner Sgt Jim Denter POW/krijgsgevangene
Navigator 2nd LT Vince Niemann POW/krijgsgevangene
Bombardier 2nd LT Alfred “Alf” Ayash0-1170630 KIA
Ball Turret Sgt Anthony “Tony” Lapina POW/krijgsgevangene
Waist Gunner T -Sgt Warren R Van Hoose KIA

 

AC # 43 38547:

  • 16 augustus  1944: afgeleverd in Cheyenne
  • 25 augustus 1944: Lincoln
  • 10 september  1944: Grenier
  • 13 september 1944: toegewezen aan 388th Bombardment Group
  • 14 september 1944: toegewezen aan 569th Bomb squadron, 390th Bombardment Group
  • 25 oktober 1944: MIA tijdens missie Gut Moor (Hamburg)
Na de oorlog:  

Nog uitzoeken

 

Uiteindelijk begraven op Southlawn Memorial Park in juni 1949

Biografie:  

Onbekend

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Personal information:Crew 10John E Sewell

Born:  February 11,1923 in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona

Home address during WWII: 121 E Jacinto, Tucson, Arizona (1940)

Family:  

Father: Charles Jerrel Sewell  (6 februari, 1877 Cave Spring, Floyd, Georgia – april 1963 Arizona),  painter

Mother: Carolyn Pauline Dween{?}  Sewell  (1891 Chicago, Illinois – ..),  housewife

Children:

  • Charles (abt 1922 – …),
  • John E,
  • Herbert (abt 1927 – ….), all born in Arizona
Training:  

John was drafted on February 5, 1943

Unit: 

Crew # 30 Gaik, 569th Bomber Squadron, 390th Bombardment Group, Heavy, 8th Air Force (USAAF)

ASN 39855834

Sergeant

Radio Operator

Missions:  

7 missions:

  • 6 missions with crew # 30 Gaik,  569th Bomb Squadron, 390th BG
  • 1 mission with crew # 45 Bivins

        Name           Position            Crew #  Date      Aircraft serial #  Mission Target

1 Sewell, John E Radio Operator 30 440930 2107010 197 Bielefeld, Germany
2 Sewell, John E Radio Operator 30 441002 2107010 198 Kassel, Germany
3 Sewell, John E Radio Operator 30 441003 2107010 199 Nagoid-Rheinau, Germany
4 Sewell, John E Radio Operator 30 441006 338053 201 Berlin-Spandau, Germany
5 Sewell, John E Radio Operator 30 441019 338053 207 Mannhein, Germany
6 Sewell, John E Radio Operator 30 441022 239926 208 Munster, Germany
7 Sewell, John E Radio Operator KIA 45 441025 338547 209 Hamburg, Germany

 

MIA/KIA/SURVIVED:  

MIA: October 25, 1944 mission to Hamburg, Duitsland

John  was a replacement for crew Bivins on this mission

Crew Bivins was hit by flak and crashted near Gut Moor near Hamburg, Germany

KIA October 25, 1944

MACR # 10261

Aircraft : B-17G-90-BO Fortress; Aircraft # 43-38547

Crew Bivins  op October 25, 1944:

Pilot 2st LT Eugene “Gene” Bivins0-766844, KIA
Co-Pilot 2nd LT John Green KIA
Top Turret/Engineer Sgt Carl E Kintz KIA
Radio Operator Sgt John E Sewell KIA
Tail Gunner Sgt Jim Denter POW/krijgsgevangene
Navigator 2nd LT Vince Niemann POW/krijgsgevangene
Bombardier 2nd LT Alfred “Alf” Ayash0-1170630 KIA
Ball Turret Sgt Anthony “Tony” Lapina POW/krijgsgevangene
Waist Gunner T -Sgt Warren R Van Hoose KIA

 

AC # 43 38547:

  • August 16,  1944: delivered in Cheyenne
  • August 25, 1944: Lincoln
  • September 10,  1944: Grenier
  • September 13, 1944: assigned to 388th Bombardment Group
  • September 14, 1944: assigned to 569th Bomb squadron, 390th Bombardment Group
  • October 25, 1944: MIA on mission to Gut Moor (Hamburg)
After the War:  

Under construction

Reburied at Southlawn Memorial Park in June, 1949

Biography:  

Unknown

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