CARPETBAGGERS Proaps, John Christler

Devil's Brigade
By Robert H. Adleman, George Walton

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Proaps
  • FORENAME
John Christler ("Jack")
  • UNIT
859 Bomber Squadron (2641 Special Group)
  • RANK
Staff Sergeant
  • NUMBER
19098738
  • DATE OF DEATH
25th April 1945
  • AGE
23
  • GRAVESITE
Golden Gate National Cemetery,San Bruno,California Section A Site 287-B
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 28.11.1921, Colorado, USA
father Edward C. Proaps (1890-1948)
mother Carolyn E. (nee Wittner) Proaps (1889-1967)
from Sebastopol,California
2 AAF Combat Crew Training School,Peterson Field,Colorado
8 Air Force's 14th Replacement Control Depot,Stone Army Airfield,England July 1944
36 Squadron,801 Bomber Group 11.8.1944
856 Squadron,492 Bomber Group 13.8.1944
857 Squadron,492 Bomber Group 21.10.1944
859 Squadron,492 Bomber Group 11.12.1944
859 Bomber Squadron,15 Special Group,Italy 17.12.1944
859 Bomber Squadron,2641 Special Group,Italy 1945
radio operator
B-24H 42-95131 "Mag Drop"
Hope Mission,Austria
shot down by nightfighter over Amstetten,Austria
 
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