Hautz, William James

Individual Personnel Data
Name Hautz, William James   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-759451   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 special Orders #69 dated 12 April 1944, effective 12 April 1944.
Duty Co-pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 24 April 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 4352 (41.543 MB)

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Pring, Robert BradfordPilotCT
2nd Lt. Hautz, William JamesCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Potts, Russell MalcomNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Thevenet, Charles James, JrBombardierCT
S/SGT. Jones, Raymond BrownRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Coleman, Robert LoftinEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Bretz, Edward RichardBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Kennedy, John CharlesTail GunnerCT
SGT. Bennett, Fred HuramFlexible GunnerCT
SGT. Wills, Charles HowardFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
93 22 April 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Manston, Kent, on return due to battle damage.
Sortie Report
94 24 April 1944 Target: Dornier-Werke GMBH Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑38158 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead, lead group. Hit by direct flak burst on bomb run; a/c blew up in mid-air after bomb release. MACR 4352
Sortie Report

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