Roden, James Armstead

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James Armstead Roden
b: ABT 1922
d: 22 APR 1944
A late afternoon (1530) takeoff on Mission 10 on 22 April to a marshaling(rail) yard at Hamm, Germany of twenty-eight aircraft, a two squadroneffort, resulted in very good results by the Shower led Group. However,return to England was after dark and German aircraft followed the bombersback to England, shooting down two of the Group''s aircraft with deaths offifteen crewmen. A bomb dropped by the intruders on a hardstand near thesouth end of the field resulted in one ground airman KIA and one Woundedin Action. History of the 467th Bomb Group (H) was supplied by Phillip G.Day.
Not married per Abbie Roden Letter, 24 Sep 1944
  • ABT 1922 - Birth - ; Kansas
  • 27 APR 1944 - Burial - ; Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England
  • 1930 - Census - U.S. ; Harris, Texas
  • 22 APR 1944 - Death - ; Mendham, Suffolk, England
  • From 1940 to 1944 - Military Service - 2d Lieutenantt, 788th Bomber Squadron, B-24 Pilot, World War II, Killed in Action ; Killed in Action, WW II, Cambridge, England
James Armstrong Roden
MAY 1851 - Between 9 Apr 1926 to 11 Jun 1926
Robert Mayberry Roden
MAY 1886 - 1 MAR 1950
Francis Annie Porter
30 SEP 1855 - 8 APR 1894
James Armstead Roden
ABT 1922 - 22 APR 1944
Abbie Mae Hartley
ABT 1890 - 2 FEB 1978
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Robert Mayberry Roden
BirthMAY 1886Alabama
Death1 MAR 1950 Ventura, Ventura, California
Marriage30 AUG 1908to Minnie Corrall at Lamar, Texas
Marriageto Abbie Mae Hartley
FatherJames Armstrong Roden
MotherFrancis Annie Porter
PARENT (F) Abbie Mae Hartley
BirthABT 1890Waco, McLennan, Texas
Death2 FEB 1978 Houston, Harris, Texas
Marriageto Robert Mayberry Roden
MRobert Mayberry Roden
Birth5 JUL 1915Texas
Death25 OCT 1987Tarrant, Texas
Marriageto Private
Marriageto Owen Lee Curts
MJames Armstead Roden
BirthABT 1922Kansas
Death22 APR 1944Mendham, Suffolk, England
Marriageto Private
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[S261]Military Record
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