Ashworth, George (NMI)

Individual Personnel Data
Name Ashworth, George (NMI)   
Rank Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 31170831   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #70 dated 11 March 1943
Duty Flexible Gunner
MOS612 - Airplane Armorer / Gunner
Last Duty Date 4 July 1943
There is no record of a MACR documenting this loss
Results Evaded Capture
See Escape and Evasion Report Number 66 (8.056 MB)
Additional Information
  • Awarded The Air Medal for Meritorious Achievement on Headquarters 8th Air Force General Orders #133 dated 19 August 1943.
  • Promoted to Technical Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #87 dated 2 September 1943.
Related Documents Unknown MACR
E&E Report 66 (8.056 MB)
Local WebpageClick Here
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Original 384th Combat Crew
Flt. Ofcr. Burgoon, Howard CPilotPOW
2nd Lt. Kress, Victor CCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Wilmot, David BNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Hunt, Tom J EBombardierEV
S/SGT. McFarland, Harold SRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Peckham, Edward LawrenceEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Aguiar, William (NMI)Ball Turret GunnerEV
S/SGT. Ullmer, Henry JTail GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Ashworth, George (NMI)Flexible GunnerEV
S/SGT. Jenkins, Roland HairstonFlexible GunnerEV

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
2 25 June 1943 Target: Industrial Area & Submarine Pens
Type: Military
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑30031 Aborted mission after taking off.
Returned to base due to weather conditions; pilot was unable to maintain contact with the formation.
Sortie Report
5 29 June 1943 Target: duNord Aircraft Works, Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Tail Gunner 42‑30030 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
6 4 July 1943 Target: Gnome et Rhone Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Le Mans, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑29960 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy. Damaged by flak after the target, then further attacked by Me-109s; crashed near Belfonds, France. No MACR
Sortie Report

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