Morgan, John Henry, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 79th Fighter Group
Service Years
1942 - 1944
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Cartersville, Georgia
Last Address
Madna Airfield, Italy

Casualty Date
Jan 02, 1944
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Land
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Sicily-Rome, Italy
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot E Row 9 Grave 27
Military Service Number
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Tuskegee AirmenWorld War II Fallen
  2013, Tuskegee Airmen - Assoc. Page
  2013, World War II Fallen

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Pilot Badge

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
33rd Fighter Group324th Fighter Group99th Fighter Squadron79th Fighter Group
  1943-1943, AAF MOS 1055, 33rd Fighter Group
  1943-1943, AAF MOS 1055, 324th Fighter Group
  1943-1943, AAF MOS 1055, 33rd Fighter Group
  1943-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 99th Fighter Squadron
  1943-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 79th Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)/Operation Strangle
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Anzio Campaign (1944)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
PT-17 Kaydet  BT-13 Valiant  AT-6 Texan  P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk  
  1942-1942, PT-17 Kaydet
  1942-1942, BT-13 Valiant
  1942-1942, AT-6 Texan
  1942-1944, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was killed when he landed down wind and down hill and his aircraft rolled past the end of the runway and into a ditch and his head hit the gunsight.
Book: "Red tails, Black Wings", The Men of America's Black Air Force; by John B. Holway, Yucca Tree Press, 1997.
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