Grover, Richard Stanley

Individual Personnel Data
Name Grover, Richard Stanley   
Rank Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 32477010   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #56 Dated 25 July 1943
Duty Tail Gunner / Flexible Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 17 August 1943
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: New York
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 294 (1.307 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Sweningsen, Oliver (NMI), JrPilotPOW
2nd Lt. Stewart, Carlos PenfieldCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Cawley, Thomas FrancisBombardierPOW
T/SGT. Barta, Joseph FrancisRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
T/SGT. Bartholomew, Everett LaverneEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Ralph, Robert EdwardBall Turret GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Grover, Richard StanleyTail GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Dillingham, Desmond QuintonFlexible GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Weatherford, Louie FrankFlexible GunnerEV

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
16 16 August 1943 Target: Le Bourget Airport & Air Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Tail Gunner 42‑3459 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
17 17 August 1943 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑30139 Combat Mission Credit
Damaged by flak; crashed near Stangenroth (Bad Kissingen area), Germany. MACR 294
Sortie Report

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