Jasper Nelson “Jack” Scott was born in Bradenton, Florida, son of Taylor Carver Scott and Edith Harper. He had two brothers, Lt. Taylor C. Scott Jr. and Thomas E. Scott. He was graduated from Sarasota High School and attended the University of Chattanooga, one and one-half years. He entered the service March 5, 1943.

Sgt Jasper N. Scott, missing from base in India; reported dead over Szechwan, China, April 17, 1945. Awarded the Citation of Honor and Air Medal. Survived by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Taylor C. Scott, Box 29, Sarasota, Fla.

Staff Sgt, Air Corp
Authority, Telegram, Chief, AGRD, SFPD, Oakland, Calif
One of 7 Army Air Forces Personnel Not Individually Identified,
But Known as a Group. WW2 Dead, Returned from Mausoleum,
Hawaiian Islands

Group burial for this US Army Air Corps flight crew who died on January 20, 1945 during World War II. Their remains were interred here on November 8, 1949: Little Rock National Cemetery, Section 13 Site 312.

Aircraft B-24L with serial number 44-41438 took off from Luliang, China on a ferry trip to Suichwan, China, at 1650 hours, 20 January 1945. The A/C was shot down at 2010 about 10 Miles northwest of Suichwan, China.

Crew members
Pilot, 1st Lt Richard M. Embury
Co-Pilot, 1st Lt Victor G. Ryland Jr.
Navigator, 1st Lt Billy H. Ingram
Bombardier, 1st Lt Donald R. Taylor
Engineer, T/Sgt Warren E. Hoffman
Assistant Engineer, S/Sgt Julian F. Zdep
Radio Operator, T/Sgt Frederick E. Swanson Jr.
Gunner, S/Sgt Jasper N. Scott
Gunner, S/Sgt Florian F. Borucki

Picture from the Sarasota High School yearbook 1942

  • Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 29 May 1923
  • Date of death: 20 January 1945
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 308th Bomber Group
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Citation of Honor, Air Medal, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Little Rock National Cemetery, Arkansas
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Bottom Panel
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