Heald, John (NMI)

Individual Personnel Data
Name Heald, John (NMI)   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-735866   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #42 dated 4 July 1943
Duty Bombardier
MOS1035 - Bombardier
Last Duty Date 16 August 1943
Reported missing on MACR 295 (3.015 MB)
Results Evaded Capture
See Escape and Evasion Report Number 357 (5.442 MB)
Related Documents MACR 295 (3.015 MB)
E&E Report 357 (5.442 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 8 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
Bombardier 42‑30196 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
8 14 July 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Bombardier 42‑30196 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
9 24 July 1943 Target: Aluminum & Magnesium Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Herøya, Norway
Bombardier 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
Bombardier 42‑3259 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
11 28 July 1943 Target: Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Bombardier 42‑30196 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
14 12 August 1943 Target: Synthetic Fuel Hydrogenation Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Bombardier 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
Bombardier 42‑30196 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
16 16 August 1943 Target: Le Bourget Airport & Air Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Bombardier 42‑5797 Combat Mission Credit
Shot down by enemy aircraft after target; crew bailed out, then aircraft exploded and crashed near Villiers-en-Désœuvre, west of Paris, France. MACR 295
Sortie Report

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