Hammock, Clifford (NMI)

Individual Personnel Data
Name Hammock, Clifford (NMI)   
Rank Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 14120019   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #42 dated 4 July 1943
Duty Flexible Gunner / Tail Gunner
Last Duty Date 6 September 1943
Results Evaded Capture
See Escape and Evasion Report Number 391 (5.006 MB)
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 772 (24.824 MB)
Escape & Evasion Report # 391 (5.006 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Armstrong, James EdwinPilotEV
2nd Lt. Stoner, Robert LCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Carlin, Charles CNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Heald, John (NMI)BombardierEV
T/SGT. House, Walter LRadio Operator / GunnerEV
T/SGT. Grinstein, Sidney CEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Redwing, James HBall Turret GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Deibert, William OTail GunnerCT
S/SGT. Herrera, Presciliano SilvaFlexible GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Hammock, Clifford (NMI)Flexible GunnerEV

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 11 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
7 10 July 1943 Target: Drucat Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Abbeville, France
Tail Gunner 42‑30196 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
8 14 July 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Tail Gunner 42‑30196 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
9 24 July 1943 Target: Aluminum & Magnesium Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Herøya, Norway
Ball Turret 42‑29686 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑30196.
Sortie Report
10 25 July 1943 Target: Blohm & Voss Aircraft Works and Shipyard
Type: Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑3259 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
11 28 July 1943 Target: Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑30196 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
14 12 August 1943 Target: Synthetic Fuel Hydrogenation Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑30196 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
15 15 August 1943 Target: Poix-en-Picardie and Amiens-Glisy Airfields
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Poix-de-Picardie & Amiens, France
Tail Gunner 42‑30196 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
17 17 August 1943 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑30196 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
18 27 August 1943 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Watten, France
Tail Gunner 42‑30026 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
19 31 August 1943 Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Romilly-sur-Seine, France
Tail Gunner 42‑3455 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
21 6 September 1943 Type: Industry
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Tail Gunner 41‑24507 Combat Mission Credit
Two bomb runs due to overcast at target; enemy aircraft and flak knocked out two engines; insufficient fuel to reach England, crashed near Étrépagny, France; MACR 772.
Sortie Report

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