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World War II 1
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Army 1
Birth:
1917 1
Massachusetts 1
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Person:
Joseph J White 1
Level of Education: 2 years of high school 1
Marital Status: Single, without dependents 1
Birth:
1917 1
Massachusetts 1
Residence:
Place: Suffolk County, Massachusetts 1
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World War II 1

Branch:
Army 1
Enlistment Date:
26 Oct 1942 1
Army Branch:
Medical Administrative Corps - For Officers only 1
Army Serial Number:
11114091 1
Enlistment Place:
Boston Massachusetts 1
Enlistment Term:
Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law 1
Source of Army Personnel:
Civil Life 1
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Occupation:
Skilled mechanics and repairmen, motor vehicles 1
Race or Ethnicity:
White 1
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Box Number: 0070 1
Film Reel Number: 1.63 1

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321stBG,448thBS, Sgt Joseph John White, B-25 Eng/Gunner

Italy

Joseph White and his Crew Members with their B-25 on Corsica

Sergeant Joseph John White, An Engineer-Gunner in the B-25 Mitchells of the 321st BG, the 448th BS in the Mediterranean Theatre.  He was there between May and Nov. 1944.

   Joseph was residing in Suffolk County, Mass. and enlisted in Boston Mass. on 26 Oct. 1942 and was accepted directly into the the Army Air Corp as a Private.  He was born in 1917 in Massachusetts, completed 2 years of high school,  is white, a citizen and was married at enlistment.  Joseph was employed in construction at the time.

Photo's and Stories from his proud children Bob White and Catherine Hamilton.

321st Bomb Group, 448th Bomb Squadron War-Diary;

Assigned to the 448th BS:

May 22– 31 – 44: Squadron strength as of 31 May 106 Officers and 340 Enlisted Men, the greatest strength yet reached by the organization. The following Officers and Enlisted Men assigned and joined during this period: Lieutenants: Kirk, Luckhaupt, Riley, Rosenau, Winstead, McKinley; the following Sergeants were assigned and joined: Haack, Goldstein, Wald, Trigler,   **  White,  **  Poteet and Knauss; Corporals: Wolfe, Reber, Szvetics, PFC: Yearwood, Young; Privates: Gorman, Griffin, Griffis.

Returned to the US:

7 Nov 44 - 448th BS War Diary: T/Sgt. Jacobson and S/Sgt. White returned to the United States. Today the squadron again participated in two missions against the enemy.

Jacobson, Fred (NMI), T/Sgt, gunner White, Joseph John, S/Sgt, engineer-gunner

 

I can account for 7 combat missions – there could be more, as I am missing some of the mission reports and crew lists for Aug/Sep 44.

Jun 44 5

Jul 1

Aug 0

Sep 0

Oct 1

Total 7

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