GiGuere, Henry Paul

Individual Personnel Data
Name GiGuere, Henry Paul   
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-762768   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF station 106 Special Orders #104 dated 4 June 1944, effective 6 June 1944.
Duty Bombardier / Navigator
MOS1035 - Bombardier
Last Duty Date 16 July 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupré, Belgium: Plot C Row 36 Grave 13
Additional Information
Graduated from Bombardier School at Victorville AAF, Victorville, California, Class #43-18 24 December 1943.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 7553 (5.863 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Koch, Robert BrucePilotCT
2nd Lt. Cornair, Russell JohnCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Loomis, Donald OrlandoNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. GiGuere, Henry PaulBombardierKIA
S/SGT. Vicknair, Normand JosephRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. McCoy, Jesse GranvilleEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Jaworski, Frank (NMI)Ball Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Dippold, Robert JohnTail GunnerCT
SGT. Gardiner, John WFlexible GunnerCT
SGT. Kugler, James HartFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 9 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
137 16 June 1944 Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Bombardier 44‑6128 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
138 18 June 1944 Target: Ölwerke Julius Humbles
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Bombardier 44‑6149 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
139 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury & Crépy, France
Bombardier 44‑6149 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
140 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury & Crépy, France
Bombardier 44‑6128 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
144 22 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lille (Fives district), France
Bombardier 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy, low group.
Sortie Report
155 11 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97237 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
156 12 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Navigator 44‑6080 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
157 13 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Navigator 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
158 16 July 1944 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Navigator 42‑107064 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron. Disabled by flak, aircraft exploded in mid-air and crashed southwest of Munich, Germany (German Report KU 2496 is unclear on exact location). MACR 7553
Sortie Report

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