Gregori, Aldo Joseph

Individual Personnel Data
Name Gregori, Aldo Joseph   
Rank Technical Sergeant
Serial Number 33192689   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #59 dated 31 July 1943
Duty Engineer / Top Turret Gunner / Flexible Gunner
Last Duty Date 30 December 1943
Results Missing In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England: Tablets of the Missing
Additional Information
Unable to free himself from the wreckage of the ditched aircraft, he went down with the ship.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 1768 (1.636 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
Flt. Ofcr. Jacobs, Randolph George Edward, "Jake, Moose, Randy"PilotKIA
2nd Lt. Boger, Eugene ArthurCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Curtin, John QuinnNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Seibel, James EdwardBombardierKIA
T/SGT. Cloud, Doy JenningsRadio Operator / GunnerTR
T/SGT. Gregori, Aldo JosephEngineer / Top Turret GunnerMIA
S/SGT. Gorham, Donald FrederickBall Turret GunnerCT
S/SGT. Compton, Robert LewisTail GunnerCT
S/SGT. Goetz, Jack Keith, "Jackson"Flexible GunnerCT
S/SGT. Wager, Lawrence HolmesFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 15 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
15 15 August 1943 Target: Poix-en-Picardie and Amiens-Glisy Airfields
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Poix-de-Picardie & Amiens, France
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑29728 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
16 16 August 1943 Target: Le Bourget Airport & Air Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑5051 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
17 17 August 1943 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑29728 Combat Mission Credit
Aircraft suffered battle damage; crash landed at base.
Sortie Report
18 27 August 1943 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Watten, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 41‑24507 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
19 31 August 1943 Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Romilly-sur-Seine, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑29651 Aborted mission after taking off.
Low Squadron Deputy. Turned back; couldn't keep up with formation.
Sortie Report
20 3 September 1943 Target: Air Park and Aerodrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Romilly-sur-Seine, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑29651 Aborted mission after taking off.
Sortie Report
21 6 September 1943 Type: Industry
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑29651 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy. Landed away at Deanland, East Sussex, due to low fuel.
Sortie Report
22 7 September 1943 Target: Bruxelles-Evere Airfield/Repair Depot
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Brussels / Bruxelles, Belgium
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑29699 Aborted mission after taking off.
Sortie Report
23 9 September 1943 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Lille-Vendeville, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑29651 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
24 16 September 1943 Target: Blockade Runner Ship (in Loire River)
Type: Transportation
Location: Nantes, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑29651 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back; unable to locate formation after passing through cloud layer.
Sortie Report
25 23 September 1943 Target: Submarine Repair Ship
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Nantes, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑29651 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
28 4 October 1943 Type: Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 41‑24560 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back due to oxygen filler line to ball turret broken off and top turret filler line leaking, after having aborted 42‑5444 immediately after takeoff.
Sortie Report
28 4 October 1943 Type: Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑5444 Aircraft did not take off.
Landed 5 minutes after takeoff. Replaced AC with 41-24560.
Sortie Report
31 10 October 1943 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Münster, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑29651 Aborted mission after taking off.
Sortie Report
32 14 October 1943 Target: Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑29651 Combat Mission Credit
Returned early from mission after taking off.
Turned back early after #2 supercharger ran away off the coast of Belgium. Bombs were jettisoned in the Channel and they landed away at Great Ashfield.
Sortie Report
33 20 October 1943 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Düren, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑29636 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑5747.
Sortie Report
36 16 November 1943 Target: Knaben II Molybdenum Mine
Type: Industry
Location: Knaben, Norway
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑37828 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Lissett, Yorkshire.
Sortie Report
37 26 November 1943 Target: City Center
Type: Non-Military
Location: Bremen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑37828 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
38 29 November 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑37828 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
41 11 December 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
42 13 December 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑39888 Aborted mission after taking off.
Low group. Aborted with generator trouble.
Sortie Report
46 24 December 1943 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Croisette, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
47 30 December 1943 Target: I. G. Farben Industrie, Chemical/Synthetic Rubber Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑31274 Combat Mission Credit
Composite Squadron Ldr; mechanical fault; 15 mins over France #1 prop ran away, threw chunks of cowling, and caught on fire; MACR 1768; ditched in Channel at 1125 hrs; nine crew picked up, one missing; crew at Swanley Manor Hospital in Lewes.
Sortie Report

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