Funk, Herbert W, Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name Funk, Herbert W, "Herbie", Jr   
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-794870   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #32 dated 1 February 1943
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 28 July 1943
Reported missing on MACR 15165 (15.832 MB)
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Arlington National Cemetery, Fort Myer, Virginia: Section 12, Grave 224 (Davis, Dutton, Funk, Martin)
Related Documents MACR 15165 (15.832 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Original 384th Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Dietel, William (NMI), JrPilotKIA
2nd Lt. Dutton, Kenneth CCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Funk, Herbert W, Jr, "Herbie"NavigatorKIA
2nd Lt. Davis, Clyde W, "Breech Lock"BombardierKIA
S/SGT. Bollinger, Ardell HRadio Operator / GunnerEV
S/SGT. Adams, Howard JohnsonEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Dunmyer, Lawrence Edwin, "Shorty"Ball Turret GunnerKIA
CPL. Martin, Wyman D, "Marty"Tail GunnerKIA
SGT. Mason, Jack L (#1)Flexible GunnerKIA
PVT. Crockett, Jack DFlexible GunnerTBD

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 8 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
1 22 June 1943 Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Navigator 42‑30032 Combat Mission Credit
Additional non-384th crewmember, Maj G E Hagenbuch, appears on the loading list as an instructor pilot (IP).
Sortie Report
2 25 June 1943 Target: Industrial Area & Submarine Pens
Type: Military
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑30032 Combat Mission Credit
Bombed primary target on wing lead.
Sortie Report
4 28 June 1943 Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger, France
Navigator 42‑30196 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
5 29 June 1943 Target: duNord Aircraft Works, Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Navigator 42‑30026 Combat Mission Credit
Ground spare aircraft; replaced 42‑30196.
Sortie Report
6 4 July 1943 Target: Gnome et Rhone Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Le Mans, France
Navigator 42‑30032 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron lead and group deputy.
Sortie Report
7 10 July 1943 Target: Drucat Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Abbeville, France
Navigator 42‑30032 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
8 14 July 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Navigator 42‑30032 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
10 25 July 1943 Target: Blohm & Voss Aircraft Works and Shipyard
Type: Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑30032 Aborted mission after taking off.
High squadron lead. Truned back at 1443 hrs because #1 prop ran away.
Sortie Report
11 28 July 1943 Target: Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Navigator 42‑30032 Combat Mission Credit
Disabled by enemy aircraft, crashed near Kortwoude, The Netherlands. MACR 15165
Sortie Report

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