Sgt. James Murren Killed in Air Collision

THE NUTLEY SUN (Jan. 14, 1944) - Sgt. James P. Murren Jr., 19, son of James P. Murren of Woodland Avenue, was killed on Aug. 31 in an aerial collision over the Straights of Dover.

Murren was aboard B-17 named Snooks when it was returning from a mission at Romilly Sur Siene, France, and collided with another B-17.

Sgt. Murren served in the 8th Air Force, 323rd Bomber Squadron, 91st Bomber Group, Heavy.


 He attended St. Mary's Parochial school. Surviving besides his parents are sisters, Patricia and Carol.


The Nutley Sun, Jan. 14, 1944

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