SSgt. Virgil T. Johnson, ASN 37438019

10th Air Force / 7th Bombardment Group / 493rd Bombardment Squadron

Aircraft Maintenance Crew Chief

Inducted: 1942   To Theater: 23 May 44   Separated: 9 Nov 45

Jefferson Barracks - Basic & Drill Instruction School

Served 22 months as Drill Instructor

Set sail aboard the

U.S.S. General George M. Randall

from Newport News, VA on its maiden voyage

43 day trip - arrived Bombay Harbor, 5 July 44

Serviced four B-24s while in Theater:

Flame of the Squadron (B-24M 44-51054)    Nut-Cracker Sweet (B-24J Unknown #)


Shy Ann (B-24J 44-40985)    Wandering Wanda (B-24J)

(Info Courtesy of Virgil T. Johnson)

493rd BS Personnel

7th BG Personnel