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Garner, George Allen

Individual Personnel Data
Name Garner, George Allen   
Rank Corporal / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 39919015   
Unit Assignments
  • Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #14 dated 16 January 1945, effective 16 January 1945.
  • Transferred to a non-384th unit, per 544th Bomb Squadron Morning Report - Casual Pool, 70th Reinforcement Depot, AAF Station 591, effective 14 May 1945.
Duty Ball Turret Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 14 May 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Date of Birth: 13 March 1925
  • Promoted to Sergeant effective 24 January 1945 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #21 dated 24 January 1945.
  • Reclassified from MOS to MOS 612 effective 16 March 1945 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #58 dated 16 March 1945. Promoted to Staff Sergeant effective 17 March 1945 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #59 dated 17 March 1945.
Photos of this Veteran signing the Wing PanelGarner Signing
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Sperry, Dale MarshallPilotTR
2nd Lt. Wright, Donald ACo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Westervelt, Charles E, JrNavigatorTBD
Flt. Ofcr. McCutcheon, David A, JrBombardierTBD
CPL. Johnson, Clyde LawrenceRadio Operator / GunnerTBD
CPL. Garner, George AllenBall Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Thornber, Hubert Ellwyn, JrTail GunnerTBD
SGT. King, Jason E (IO)Flexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 33 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
264 3 February 1945 Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑39164 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
265 9 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
266 14 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Returned Early
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation. Bombed with the group but returned independently due to internal engine failure.
Sortie Report
267 15 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6892 Did not take off because bad weather halted flight operations.
Sortie Report
268 19 February 1945 Target: Coking Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38801 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
273 24 February 1945 Target: Submarine Construction Shipyard
Type: Shipyards
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38016 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
274 25 February 1945 Target: Tank & Submarine Engine Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
275 26 February 1945 Target: Schlesicher Railroad Station (Bahnhof)
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
277 28 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hagen, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
278 1 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bruchsal, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
279 2 March 1945 Target: Low Temperature Carbonization Plant and Refinery of Deutsche Petroleum A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Rositz, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38974 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
281 4 March 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑107125 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Gatwick, Kent, on return with #1 engine out; did not return to base.
Sortie Report
283 8 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery - 'Benzol Plant'
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Essen, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
284 9 March 1945 Target: Henschel Tank and Locomotive Works
Type: Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
285 10 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Schwerte, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6892 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
286 11 March 1945 Target: Vacuum Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bremen, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
287 12 March 1945 Target: Railway Center
Type: Transportation
Location: Betzdorf, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑39164 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
289 15 March 1945 Target: Army HQ
Type: Military
Location: Zossen, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6892 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
290 17 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen (Leipzig), Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6590 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
291 18 March 1945 Target: Schlesischer Railway Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
292 19 March 1945 Target: Braunkohle-Benzin Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
41D Squadron.
Sortie Report
293 20 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Werft Submarine Shipyard
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
296 24 March 1945 Target: Vechta Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vechta, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38647 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37788.
Sortie Report
298 26 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
300 30 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Schiff- u. Maschinenbau A.G. (DESCHIMAG)
Submarine and Warship Yard
Machine Shop
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Bremen, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
301 31 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
302 3 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Kiel, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
304 5 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑8679 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
305 6 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (Visual Primary)
Type: Transportation
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
306 7 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Plant
Type: Military
Location: Hitzacker, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
308 10 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot Workshop Area
Type: Military
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38673 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
309 11 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Freiham, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
310 14 April 1945 Target: Gun Battery
Type: Military
Location: Royan (Bordeaux), France
Ball Turret 43‑39138 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
312 16 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Regensburg, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑8945 Combat Mission Credit
Flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report

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