Hawk, Elmer Russell, Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name Hawk, Elmer Russell, Jr   
Rank Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 13128318   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #160 dated 5 December 1943, effective 5 December 1943.
Duty Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
MOS748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last Duty Date 7 January 1944
Results Prisoner Of War
POW Camp: Dulag Luft Grosstychow Dulag 12
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 1608 (20.558 MB)

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Garner, Walter ErnestPilotPOW
2nd Lt. Bern, Philip (NMI)Co-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Canale, Guy (NMI)NavigatorKIA
2nd Lt. Daigle, James JosephBombardierPOW
S/SGT. Edmiston, William JosephRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Hawk, Elmer Russell, JrEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Rardon, Edward PerishBall Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Anderson, Jack RTail GunnerPOW
SGT. Hannah, Charles VictorFlexible GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Hays, Charles ReedFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 1 Combat Mission.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
51 7 January 1944 Target: Powerhouse
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 41‑24525 Combat Mission Credit
Left formation after bombing target. Most of crew bailed out near Abbeville, France; aircraft crashed near Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, France; MACR 1608.
Sortie Report

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