Fisher, Robert Jeremy

Individual Personnel Data
Name Fisher, Robert Jeremy
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-706155
Unit Assignments
  • Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #155 dated 2 August 1944
  • Assigned to a non-384th related unit, per 544th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 9 February 1945 - Casual Pool, 70th Replacement Depot, AAF Station 554, effective 4 February 1945.
Duty Co-pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 4 February 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Promoted to First Lieutenant (AUS) effective 20 November 1944 per 544th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 25 November 1944.
  • Placed on seven days Temporary Duty to Furzedown House, AAF Station 563 (a Flak House) on 24 November 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #230 dated 21 November 1944.
Related Documents Accident Report # 45-01-01-524 (3.738 MB)
Accident Report # 44-12-02-525 (1.347 MB)




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Blankenmeyer, William JPilotCT
2nd Lt. Fisher, Robert JeremyCo-pilotCT
Flt. Ofcr. Obermeyer, Robert HNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Kowalski, TheodoreBombardierWIA
S/SGT. Fictum, Blair EugeneRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. DeMesquita, Seymour AEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Work, Robert ElijahBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Hoyman, Robert HTail GunnerTBD
SGT. Flaherty, Francis GFlexible GunnerTR
SGT. McDonald, Donald TFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 35 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
178 12 August 1944 Target: "Landing Ground"
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: La Perthe, France
Co-pilot 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
182 18 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Vise, Belgium
Co-pilot 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
183 24 August 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Co-pilot 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
Returned early from mission after taking off.
Turned back due to flak damage prior to primary and bombed unkown target of opportunity (TOO). Landed away at Rackheath, AAF Station 145, with two engines out.
Sortie Report
187 3 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
188 5 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Returned with #4 feathered.
Sortie Report
189 8 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Co-pilot 44‑6141 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back due to #1 supercharger failure.
Sortie Report
190 9 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
191 10 September 1944 Target: BMW Motor Component Parts Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Sindelfingen, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron. Returned with #4 feathered.
Sortie Report
194 13 September 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
195 17 September 1944 Target: Tank and Gun Concentrations, Tactical
Type: Military
Location: Eindhoven & 's‑Hertogenbosch (den Bosch), The Netherlands
Co-pilot 43‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
E Squadron.
Sortie Report
196 19 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron. Landed away at Woodbridge, reason unknown.
Sortie Report
198 25 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
C Wing, lead group.
Sortie Report
199 26 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
200 27 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (PFF Aiming Points)
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Landed with wounded aboard.
Sortie Report
201 28 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Magdeburg, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Left formation after target for unknown reasons, but returned to base.
Sortie Report
208 9 October 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑107125 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy. Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
209 11 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38016 Combat Mission Credit
Third Squadron deputy. Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
211 15 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38016 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy. Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
215 25 October 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Pilot 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Fourth Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
216 30 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Pilot 44‑6512 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
220 5 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Pilot 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
222 8 November 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant (visual aim point)
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
223 9 November 1944 Target: Ground Installations
Type: Military
Location: Ouvrages de Sorbey (Metz), France
Pilot 44‑6512 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron flying spare. Joined formation.
Sortie Report
224 10 November 1944 Target: Ostheim Airfield & Butzweilerhof Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Pilot 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
41D Squadron. Hot Camera ship.
Sortie Report
-- 2 December 1944 Location: Pilot 43‑38016 At the completion of a ferry flight, ran off end of runway while landing after dark. Aircraft damaged, but no personnel were injured.
Sortie Report
236 6 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
237 9 December 1944 Target: Airfield and Daimler Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Böblingen (Stuttgart area), Germany
Pilot 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
241 19 December 1944 Target: Railway Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Glaadt, Germany
Pilot 43‑37703 Aircraft did not take off.
Did not take off due to weather which deteriorated after lead aircraft took off.
Sortie Report
242 23 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ehrang, Germany
Pilot 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Engineer/Top Turret Gunner died of anoxia: aircraft landed in allied territory on the continent, at Valenciennes (A-83, Denain/Prouvy), France, to get medical attention for him, which was unsuccessful.
Sortie Report
244 27 December 1944 Target: Bridge (Tactical)
Type: Transportation
Location: Altenahr, Germany
Pilot 42‑98000 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
246 30 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Limburg, Germany
Pilot 44‑6592 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
248 1 January 1945 Target: Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Derben, Germany
Pilot 43‑38801 Aborted mission after taking off.
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑98000. Low Squadron. Struck some trees in avoiding a collision with another aircraft following takeoff in poor visibility. The wings and fuselage were damaged, but this aircraft continued in flight. They jettisoned bombs in the Channel, and returned to base.
Sortie Report
249 2 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gerolstein, Germany
Pilot 43‑38927 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
254 10 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bonn, Germany
Pilot 43‑38927 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
255 15 January 1945 Target: Neuburg Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neuburg an der Donau, Germany
Pilot 42‑32106 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
256 17 January 1945 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: Bielefeld, Germany
Pilot 43‑38927 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Pilot 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship. Landed away at RAF Oakington, Cambridgeshire.
Sortie Report
260 23 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Pilot 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Ridgewell Airfield, AAF Station 167.
Sortie Report
264 3 February 1945 Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Pilot 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

Every effort has been expended to ensure all information on this page is complete and accurate.
Please inform webmaster of any discrepancies or omissions by using the button below.