Fitzpatrick, James Leo

Individual Personnel Data
Name Fitzpatrick, James Leo
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-771911
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #132 dated 8 July 1944
Duty Bombardier
MOS1035 - Bombardier
Last Duty Date 30 November 1944
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Graduated from Bombardier School at Carlsbad AAF, Carlsbad, New Mexico, Class #44-04, 18 March 1944.
  • Ordered on seven days Temporary Duty to Eynsham Hall, AAF Station 567 (a Flak House) on 24 August 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders 169 dated 22 August 1944.
  • Completed tour and transferred out of squadron 30 November 1944 (squadron history, microfilm A0641-00121).




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Davis, L K (IO), JrPilotCT
2nd Lt. Somers, James LowellCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Stutman, William NathanielNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Fitzpatrick, James LeoBombardierCT
S/SGT. Finley, Carl ERadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Sandidge, Robert MEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Romeo, Reno (NMI)Ball Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Kaloc, Edward ThomasTail GunnerKIA
SGT. Chacho, Albert JohnFlexible GunnerKIA
SGT. Peckerar, Irvin MiltonFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 36 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
161 19 July 1944 Target: Hydrogen Peroxide Plant
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Höllriegelskreuth District, Pullach, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97251 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
162 20 July 1944 Target: Aircraft Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
163 21 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
165 25 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: Montreuil-sur-Lozon, Le Châtel,
& La Chapelle en Juger, France
Bombardier 42‑102601 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group.
Sortie Report
166 28 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102601 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
169 1 August 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Chartres, France
Bombardier 42‑102601 Flying spare aircraft: returned to base after taking off.
Low Group.
Sortie Report
170 3 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, Flers, Fiefs, France
Bombardier 42‑102601 Combat Mission Credit
H Group, Low Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
171 4 August 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102601 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group, Low Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
173 5 August 1944 Target: Luftwaffe Controlling Station
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Langenhagen, Germany
Bombardier 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
High section lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
176 9 August 1944 Target: Erding Airdrome & Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Erding, Germany
Bombardier 44‑6294 Combat Mission Credit
Low group deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
177 11 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Coastal Artillery Emplacements
Type: Military
Location: Brest, France
Bombardier 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy, high group.
Sortie Report
179 13 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Road Network
Type: Transportation
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger (area), France
Bombardier 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
High section lead, high group.
Sortie Report
187 3 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Bombardier 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
188 5 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Manston due to battle damage: flak shot out hydraulic system.
Sortie Report
189 8 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102601 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
190 9 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Dropped eight bombs on target; four after target (equipment malfunction).
Sortie Report
191 10 September 1944 Target: BMW Motor Component Parts Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Sindelfingen, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97251 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
197 21 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mainz, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
198 25 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
199 26 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
200 27 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (PFF Aiming Points)
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
201 28 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Magdeburg, Germany
Bombardier 44‑6476 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
202 30 September 1944 Target: Handorf Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Münster, Germany
Bombardier 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
203 2 October 1944 Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
204 3 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38588 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
205 5 October 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38616 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
206 6 October 1944 Target: M/T Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Stettin / Szczecin, Poland
Bombardier 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
A group.
Sortie Report
215 25 October 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Bombardier 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
217 1 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Bombardier 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
219 4 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Bombardier 42‑31484 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
221 6 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Bombardier 42‑31484 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
222 8 November 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant (visual aim point)
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102500 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ahip.
Sortie Report
223 9 November 1944 Target: Ground Installations
Type: Military
Location: Ouvrages de Sorbey (Metz), France
Bombardier 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
224 10 November 1944 Target: Ostheim Airfield & Butzweilerhof Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Bombardier 42‑31484 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group, Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
226 16 November 1944 Target: Tactical - Artillery Positions
Type: Military
Location: Eschweiler, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Stratford, due to weather.
Sortie Report
227 20 November 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
228 23 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Bombardier 44‑6476 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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