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Hannaford, Vernon Lloyal

Individual Personnel Data
Name Hannaford, Vernon Lloyal
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-753657
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #78 dated 26 April 1944, effective 26 April 1944.
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 4 August 1944
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
Placed on seven days Temporary Duty to American Red Cross Club, Southport Lancashire (a Flak House) on 10 July 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #130 dated 6 July 1944.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Hannaford, Vernon LloyalPilotCT
Flt. Ofcr. Warren, Kenneth CharlesCo-pilotCT
1st Lt. Daniel, William AbbottNavigatorCT
Flt. Ofcr. Moyer, Paul BernardBombardierPOW
S/SGT. Wells, Clifford EuarleRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Corman, Victor (NMI)Engineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Jones, Terry LeeBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. McDonald, Clark Davis, JrTail GunnerCT
SGT. Lionte, Rosario RoccoFlexible GunnerCT
SGT. Tharp, Lee PaulFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 31 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
103 8 May 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Co-pilot 42‑37788 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
105 11 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Saarbrücken and Ehrang, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97201 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
106 12 May 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97201 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
107 13 May 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly Components Factory.
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Poznań, Poland
Co-pilot 42‑97201 Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed
Sortie Report
109 19 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97201 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group.
Sortie Report
112 22 May 1944 Target: Warehouse District in the Dock Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Kiel, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97201 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
113 23 May 1944 Target: Nancy/Essey Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Co-pilot 42‑97201 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group
Sortie Report
114 24 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Military Installations
Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97201 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
115 25 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Sarreguemines and Blainville-sur-l'Eau, France
Co-pilot 42‑97204 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
119 29 May 1944 Target: Focke-Wulf Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Krzesiny District, Poznań, Poland
Co-pilot 42‑3441 Aborted Mission After Taking Off
Low Group, Low Squadron Deputy. Turned back at 0944 hrs because an oil pressure line broke; the engine caught fire and had to be feathered.
Sortie Report
120 30 May 1944 Target: Aircraft Hangars and Repair Sheds
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt, Germany
Pilot 42‑97201 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
122 2 June 1944 Target: Gun Battery with six 155mm guns, Tactical Support
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (5 miles S of Boulogne), France
Pilot 42‑97201 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
124 3 June 1944 Target: Coastal Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Le Touquet, France
Pilot 42‑97367 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
125 4 June 1944 Target: Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (Boulogne area), France
Pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
126 5 June 1944 Target: Field Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: La Fosse, France
Pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
128 6 June 1944 Target: Two Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Caen, France
Pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
M Squadron.
Sortie Report
130 7 June 1944 Target: Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: Condé-sur-Noireau, France
Pilot 42‑3441 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
131 8 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (41C) & Loire River Railroad Bridge (41D)
Type: Transportation
Location: Orleans, France
Pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
41C Wing.
Sortie Report
133 12 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge 48°29'N,2°0'W
Type: Transportation
Location: La Vicomté-sur-Rance, France
Pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
134 13 June 1944 Target: Dreux Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux, France
Pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Polebrook, AAF Station 110, on return, due to bad weather.
Sortie Report
135 14 June 1944 Target: Coulommiers Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Coulommiers, France
Pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
41D Group.
Sortie Report
136 15 June 1944 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: La Possonnièrre, France
Pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
138 18 June 1944 Target: Ölwerke Julius Humbles
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑97204 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
143 22 June 1944 Target: V-2 Storage & Launch Site
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Wizernes, France
Pilot 44‑6105 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
145 24 June 1944 Target: German Vacuum Oil Company
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Oslebshausen (Bremen area), Germany
Pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
146 25 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge & Embankment
Type: Transportation
Location: Sens, France
Pilot 42‑107064 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑97449.
Sortie Report
149 30 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Montdidier, France
Pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
153 7 July 1944 Target: Me-109 Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Pilot 42‑37788 Weather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified
Sortie Report
162 20 July 1944 Target: Aircraft Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
High Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
163 21 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Pilot 42‑97201 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
164 24 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: La Chapelle en Juger & Hébécrevon, France
Pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
Sortie Report
165 25 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: Montreuil-sur-Lozon, Le Châtel,
& La Chapelle en Juger, France
Pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
High Group, High Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
166 28 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Pilot 44‑6105 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
167 29 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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