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Soule, S/Sgt. James B.

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S/Sgt. James Burras Soule 
Born: 10 October 1925 – Cook County, Illinois 
Parents: Orlando & Alice Soule 
– parents divorced 
– moved in with mother’s parents 
– father resided in Schoolcraft, Michigan 
Siblings: 1 sister 
Home: 
– 833 South Harlem Avenue – Forest Park, Illinois 
Education: 
– Field-Stevenson School 
– Proviso Township High School 
– Class of 1943 
Enlisted: 
– Unknown 
Serial Number: 16106982 
Training: 
– Lincoln Army Airfield – Nebraska 
– Sioux Falls Army Airfield – South Dakota 
– Replacement Training Center – Miami, Florida 
– radio operator 
Unit: 
– 703rd Bomber Squadron, 445th Bombardment Group (Heavy), 8th Air Force
– flew B-24s 
Stationed: 
– Royal Air Force Station – Tibenham, England 
Missions: 
– flew two missions from 1 April to 3 April 1945 
– 4 April 1945 – took part in the bombing of German Airfield at Perberg, Germany 
– shot down over Perlberg, Germany 
Killed in Action: 
– 4 April 1945 
Buried: 
– Ardennes American Cemetery – Neupre (Neuville-en-Condroz), Belgium 
– Plot: A Row: 33 Grave: 37 
Memorial: 
– 1959 – Schoolcraft Cemetery – Schoolcraft, Michigan 
Medals: 
– Purple Heart 
– Air Medal 
– Presidential Unit Citation 

 

 

 

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