Gutierrez, Harry Louis

Individual Personnel Data
Name Gutierrez, Harry Louis   
Rank Sergeant
Serial Number 19178073   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #72 dated 16 April 1944
Duty Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
MOS748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last Duty Date 13 May 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, California
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 4814 (50.910 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Baker, Charles Washington, JrPilotPOW
Flt. Ofcr. Koos, Leonard FrankCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Gantert, Harold FrancisNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Shaner, William MartinBombardierPOW
S/SGT. Snead, William AustinRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
SGT. Gutierrez, Harry LouisEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Wennik, Henry NicolasBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Soto, Salvador (NMI), JrTail GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Hamilton, Harry TobaisFlexible GunnerPOW
SGT. Horne, Alva SteenFlexible GunnerTR

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 8 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
96 27 April 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑37785 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
97 27 April 1944 Target: Toul/Croix de Metz Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑3440 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
99 1 May 1944 Target: Launch Site in Foret Nationale de Tournehem
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Foret Nationale de Tournehem, France
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑37982 Combat Mission Credit
Went over target but did not release bombs because of 9/10th haze and undercast.
Sortie Report
100 4 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑31235 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37982.
Sortie Report
101 7 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑37982 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
103 8 May 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑37982 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
106 12 May 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
107 13 May 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly Components Factory.
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Poznań, Poland
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑102548 Combat Mission Credit
While formation was under attack from enemy aircraft, plane left formation, dove directly down and disappeared through undercast; crashed near Zarnekla (7.5 miles S of Grimmen) Germany. MACR 4814
Sortie Report

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