Hamilton, William Lyle

Individual Personnel Data
Name Hamilton, William Lyle   
Rank Staff Sergeant / Technical Sergeant
Serial Number 38149747   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #50 dated 17 July 1943, effective 17 July 1943.
Duty Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
Last Duty Date 12 August 1943
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupré, Belgium: Plot B Row 38 Grave 7
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 290 (35.283 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Bigelow, William HoracePilotPOW
2nd Lt. Price, Earl H (IO)Co-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Hill, Richard Corliss, JrNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Humphreys, Walter (NMI)BombardierKIA
S/SGT. Bartels, William GilbertRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Hamilton, William LyleEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Fulton, George MortonBall Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Parisot, Martin LouisTail GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Lome, Michael (NMI)Flexible GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Nowotny, WalterFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
13 30 July 1943 Target: Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑29686 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
14 12 August 1943 Target: Synthetic Fuel Hydrogenation Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑29686 Combat Mission Credit
Failed To Return
Damaged by enemy aircraft; exploded in mid-air and crashed east of Königswinter, Germany, at Heisterbacherrott; MACR 290
Sortie Report

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