Hoyman, Robert H

Individual Personnel Data
Name Hoyman, Robert H
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 17152536
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #155 dated 2 August 1944
Duty Tail Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date TBD
Results TBD
Additional Information
  • Promoted to Staff Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special orders #194 dated 1 October 1944.
  • Ordered on Temporary Duty (TDY) for approximately six (6) days to Station 158, Sudbury, Derbyshire; purpose: Official Business; AAF Station 106 Special Orders #123 dated 22 June 1945.




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Blankenmeyer, William JPilotCT
2nd Lt. Fisher, Robert JeremyCo-pilotCT
Flt. Ofcr. Obermeyer, Robert HNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Kowalski, TheodoreBombardierWIA
S/SGT. Fictum, Blair EugeneRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. DeMesquita, Seymour AronEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Work, Robert ElijahBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Hoyman, Robert HTail GunnerTBD
SGT. Flaherty, Francis GFlexible GunnerTR
SGT. McDonald, Donald TFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 13 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
182 18 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Vise, Belgium
Tail Gunner 43‑38213 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group.
Sortie Report
183 24 August 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Tail Gunner 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy, high group.
Sortie Report
184 25 August 1944 Target: Airfield & Airpark
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Anklam, Germany
Tail Gunner 43‑38213 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
187 3 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Tail Gunner 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
188 5 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Returned with #4 feathered.
Sortie Report
189 8 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Tail Gunner 44‑6141 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back due to #1 supercharger failure.
Sortie Report
190 9 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
191 10 September 1944 Target: BMW Motor Component Parts Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Sindelfingen, Germany
Tail Gunner 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron. Returned with #4 feathered.
Sortie Report
194 13 September 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
196 19 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
Tail Gunner 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron. Landed away at Woodbridge, reason unknown.
Sortie Report
198 25 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
C Wing, lead group.
Sortie Report
199 26 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
200 27 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (PFF Aiming Points)
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Landed with wounded aboard.
Sortie Report
208 9 October 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑107125 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy. Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report

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