U.S. Army Air Force
515th Bomb Squadron / 376th Bomb Group, Heavy
B-24D 41-24200 "Liberator" Bomber
Staff Sergeant John F. Paul 6949170
Missing in Action - April 30th 1943, Tunisia/Mediterranean Ocean
Awards - Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart
Letter cover or envelope, above photo.
This letter was incorrectly addressed to Sgt Jack Paul 6949170. The correct service member was SSgt
John F. Paul 6949170. The letter was sent on April 30th 1943 at 7PM from Doris Hann, 166 East Mountain
Ave, Rivere Massachusetts.
SSgt John F. Paul was a crew member on B-24D 41-24200 "Liberator" bomber, attached to the 515th
Bomb Squadron, 376th Bomb Group in North Africa.
B-24 41-24200 went missing with her crew: Capt Walter C. Swarner, Jr O-435808, 1st Lt Theodore P.
Deffner O-660335, 1st Lt Robert E. Longstreth O-438238, 1st Lt Dwight F. Morgan O-731632, SSgt
Alexander S. Holliday 16009035, SSgt John F. Paul 6949170 and TSgt Andrew Huska 11033196 on April
30th 1943.
The crew is listed on the tablets of the missing North Africa American Cemetery, Carthage, Tunisia.
Letter cover or envelope, rear, above photo.
The rear of this letter is marked S.W.A.K. (Sealed With A Kiss) from Miss Doris Hann although it was
incorrectly addressed to Sgt Jack Paul rather than SSgt John F. Paul.