Gustitus, Clarence Charles

Individual Personnel Data
Name Gustitus, Clarence Charles, "Gus"   
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 13025146   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #234 dated 28 November 1944, effective 28 November 1944.
Duty Togglier
MOS612 - Airplane Armorer / Gunner
Last Duty Date TBD
Results TBD
Additional Information
Promoted to Staff Sergeant effective 26 March 1945 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #66 dated 26 March 1945.
Related Documents Accident Report # 44-12-16-517 (4.051 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Cook, Raymond DPilotTBD
2nd Lt. Leavitt, Philip NeldonCo-pilotCT
Flt. Ofcr. Walker, Roy JNavigatorTBD
SGT. Gustitus, Clarence Charles, "Gus"TogglierTBD
CPL. Hannis, Thomas RichardRadio Operator / GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Dossett, Huston Robert, "PETE"Engineer / Top Turret GunnerTBD
CPL. Kangas, James Kermit, "Short Round"Ball Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Green, Forest Raymond, "Barrel"Tail GunnerWIA
CPL. Krupsky, Howard Clarence, "Krup"Flexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 31 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
-- 16 December 1944 Location: Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8421 Due to equipment failure, mission recall, and adverse weather, pilot crashed while landing at RAF North Coates, Lincolnshire. There were no injuries to crew, but aircraft was salvaged as a result.
Sortie Report
242 23 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ehrang, Germany
Togglier 42‑102500 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Horham due to weather.
Sortie Report
245 28 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brühl, Germany
Togglier 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
247 31 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Togglier 42‑97251 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
248 1 January 1945 Target: Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Derben, Germany
Togglier 43‑38616 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
249 2 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gerolstein, Germany
Togglier 44‑6476 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
250 3 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point & Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: St Vith, Belgium
Togglier 44‑6476 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
251 5 January 1945 Target: Landing Ground
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neiderbreisig, Germany
Togglier 43‑38747 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
252 7 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point
Type: Military
Location: Blankenheim, Germany
Togglier 43‑38747 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
253 8 January 1945 Target: Railroad
Type: Transportation
Location: Kyllburg, Germany
Togglier 44‑6476 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
263 1 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
264 3 February 1945 Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron, Hot Camera Ship.
Sortie Report
265 9 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Togglier 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron flying spare. Joined formation.
Sortie Report
275 26 February 1945 Target: Schlesicher Railroad Station (Bahnhof)
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Togglier 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
277 28 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hagen, Germany
Togglier 43‑39203 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
280 3 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Togglier 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
281 4 March 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Togglier 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Manston, Kent, on return due to low fuel.
Sortie Report
284 9 March 1945 Target: Henschel Tank and Locomotive Works
Type: Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Togglier 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
285 10 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Schwerte, Germany
Togglier 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑38501.
Sortie Report
287 12 March 1945 Target: Railway Center
Type: Transportation
Location: Betzdorf, Germany
Togglier 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
289 15 March 1945 Target: Army HQ
Type: Military
Location: Zossen, Germany
Togglier 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
295 23 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gladbeck, Germany
Togglier 43‑39131 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
296 24 March 1945 Target: Vechta Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vechta, Germany
Togglier 44‑6898 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
298 26 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Togglier 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron. Landed away at RAF Manston on return due to low fuel. Returned to base later in the evening.
Sortie Report
299 28 March 1945 Target: Berlin/Spandau Motor Transport Works
Type: Industry
Location: Spandau (Berlin), Germany
Togglier 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Replaced 43‑38584.
Sortie Report
304 5 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany
Togglier 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
306 7 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Plant
Type: Military
Location: Hitzacker, Germany
Togglier 42‑38208 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
309 11 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Freiham, Germany
Togglier 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
310 14 April 1945 Target: Gun Battery
Type: Military
Location: Royan (Bordeaux), France
Togglier 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
Flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
314 19 April 1945 Target: Railroad Station & Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Elsterwerda, Germany
Togglier 43‑38747 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
315 20 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Seddin, Germany
Togglier 43‑38747 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
316 25 April 1945 Target: Skoda Armament Works
Type: Industry
Location: Pilsen / Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Togglier 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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