2021 REUNION
OGDEN, UTAH
6-10 OCTOBER 2021

Horton, Lloyd (NMI), Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name Horton, Lloyd (NMI), Jr
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-800888
Unit Assignments
  • Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #126 dated 23 October 1943, effective 23 October 1943.
  • Assigned to the A non-384th related unit, per 546th Bomb Squadron Morning Report - 12th Reinforcement Depot, AAF Station Chorley, effective 6 May 1944.
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 6 May 1944
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
Placed on seven days Temporary Duty to Coombe House Hotel, Semley Dorsey (A Flak house) on or about 25 February 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #35 dated 21 February 1944.




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Horton, Lloyd (NMI), JrPilotCT
2nd Lt. Miller, James Gilmore, IICo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Chapin, Robert CharlesNavigatorTBD
2nd Lt. Rymer, Albert RayBombardierCT
PVT. Braman, William StuartRadio Operator / GunnerTR
S/SGT. Wallace, Virgil LeonardEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Schekel, Lorin EdwinTail GunnerCT
SGT. Ukrain, Sidney CharlesFlexible GunnerCT
SGT. Conn, Robert JohnFlexible GunnerTR

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 30 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
34 3 November 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Wilhelmshafen, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑29935 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
35 5 November 1943 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑29935 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
38 29 November 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑37776 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back; engines #1 and #3 running rough, as well as radio, interphone, and heated suits problems.
Sortie Report
40 5 December 1943 Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Saint-Jean-d'Angély, France
Co-pilot 42‑37776 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
46 24 December 1943 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Croisette, France
Co-pilot 42‑37776 Combat Mission Credit
Composite group.
Sortie Report
48 31 December 1943 Target: Blockade Runner 'Orsone' (name of ship)
Type: Transportation
Location: [Mouth of River Garonne], France
Co-pilot 42‑37776 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Molesworth; bombs jettisoned.
Sortie Report
50 5 January 1944 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Kiel, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑3051 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Wendling.
Sortie Report
51 7 January 1944 Target: Powerhouse
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑5444 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back at 1025 hrs due to runaway supercharger on #3 engine.
Sortie Report
55 29 January 1944 Target: Aircraft Parts Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑37776 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
57 3 February 1944 Target: Submarines (under construction)
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group, High Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
58 4 February 1944 Target: Alfred Teves Main Works: Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
High group lead, 41st A Combat Wing.
Sortie Report
59 5 February 1944 Target: Bricy Aerodrome, Luftwaffe Training and Bomber Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Orleans, France
Pilot 42‑31058 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
60 6 February 1944 Target: Nancy/Essey Aerodrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Pilot 42‑31058 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy, low group.
Sortie Report
62 11 February 1944 Target: Propeller Factory (Foundry)
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Pilot 42‑37848 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
63 20 February 1944 Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig & Bernburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑37789 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group. Landed away at RAF Bourn, Cambridgeshire, on return due to low fuel.
Sortie Report
72 6 March 1944 Target: Erkner Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Pilot 42‑31211 Aborted mission after taking off.
Landed almost immediately after takeoff because an exhaust stack on #1 cylinder of #2 engine had broken. Crew list not available in Group records (as of 8/2013).
Sortie Report
73 8 March 1944 Target: Erkner Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Pilot 42‑37776 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
74 9 March 1944 Target: Heinkel Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑37848 Aborted mission after taking off.
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑97449. Turned back at 1102 hrs because #7 cylinder blew off of #2 engine and had to be feathered.
Sortie Report
75 16 March 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly & Repair Works
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Pilot 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
76 18 March 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly & Repair Works
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Pilot 42‑37776 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
77 19 March 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-2 Storage and Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Wizernes, France
Pilot 42‑37776 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
78 20 March 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Pilot 42‑31375 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
79 22 March 1944 Target: Heinkel Aircraft Assembly Plant at Annahof Airfield
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑31211 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron, composite high group.
Sortie Report
80 23 March 1944 Target: Airdrome and Airpark
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Gütersloh, Germany
Pilot 42‑97081 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
82 26 March 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Le Grismont, Rebecques, France
Pilot 42‑97510 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back at 1335 hrs over Molesworth because of smoke in bomb bay from unknown source. Landed away at Molesworth.
Sortie Report
83 27 March 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Tours & Chartres, France
Pilot 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
41 Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
85 29 March 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brunswick / Braunschweig, Germany
Pilot 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Cottesmore, Rutland, due to weather.
Sortie Report
86 9 April 1944 Target: FW-190 Fighter Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Marienburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Metfield, Suffolk, on return because of low fuel.
Sortie Report
88 11 April 1944 Target: FW Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Sorau, Germany
Pilot 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
89 13 April 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Pilot 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
90 18 April 1944 Target: Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Attlebridge Airfield, AAF Station 120, on return due to low fuel.
Sortie Report
92 20 April 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Pilot 42‑107074 Combat Mission Credit
A Wing, High Group.
Sortie Report
93 22 April 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
Pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy, high group.
Sortie Report
96 27 April 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Pilot 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
98 29 April 1944 Target: Industrial District
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Pilot 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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