John A McLean

1st Lieutenant John A McLean died on 3rd October 1942 when USAAF B17 bomber 41-24451 came down on Slieveanorra Mountain, Co. Antrim on a ferry flight.

1st Lieutenant John A McLean served in 91st Bomb Group, 401st Bomb Squadron, United States Army Air Force during World War Two.

1st Lieutenant McLean died on 3rd October 1942. He was a Pilot on a USAAF B17 Flying Fortress that crashed on Slieveanorra Mountain, Co. Antrim.

John A McLean’s grave was first located in Belfast City Cemetery, Co. Antrim. All casualties of this crash were later moved to Lisnabreeny American Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Down. In 1948, this cemetery in the Belfast hills closed. McLean’s body lies in Cambridge American Cemetery, Coton, Cambridgeshire. His name is on the Moyle Walkway Memorial on Slieveanorra and on a granite monument at the former Lisnabreeny Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Down.