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OGDEN, UTAH
6-10 OCTOBER 2021

Jenkins, Ernest Norman

Individual Personnel Data
Name Jenkins, Ernest Norman   
Rank Corporal / Technical Sergeant
Serial Number 17061810   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #232 dated 24 November 1944, effective 24 November 1944.
Duty Radio Operator / Gunner
MOS757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
Last Duty Date 11 April 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Promoted to Sergeant effective 1 December 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #236 dated 1 December 1944.
  • Promoted to Staff Sergeant effective 1 January 1945 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #1 dated 1 January 1945.
  • Promoted to Technical Sergeant effective 3 February 1945 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #27 dated 3 February 1945.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Kramer, William LeoPilotMIA
Flt. Ofcr. Wolfe, Jack SCo-pilotTBD
2nd Lt. Burk, Paul ENavigatorCT
CPL. Morpeth, Clarence Robinson, JrTogglierCT
CPL. Jenkins, Ernest NormanRadio Operator / GunnerCT
CPL. Scrivner, Dwight ArnoldEngineer / Top Turret GunnerMIA
CPL. Pfeiffer, Jack EdwardBall Turret GunnerMIA
CPL. Krauss, Keith ATail GunnerMIA
PVT. Lukosavich, Francis JFlexible GunnerMIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 29 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
236 6 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑98000 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
237 9 December 1944 Target: Airfield and Daimler Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Böblingen (Stuttgart area), Germany
Radio Operator 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
238 11 December 1944 Target: Road & Rail Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑98000 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
239 12 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
240 18 December 1944 Target: Road Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Gemünd, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
241 19 December 1944 Target: Railway Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Glaadt, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑98000 Aircraft did not take off.
Did not take off due to weather which deteriorated after lead aircraft took off.
Sortie Report
242 23 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ehrang, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Little Staughton due to weather.
Sortie Report
244 27 December 1944 Target: Bridge (Tactical)
Type: Transportation
Location: Altenahr, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
245 28 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brühl, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
247 31 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑32106 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
249 2 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gerolstein, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
250 3 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point & Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: St Vith, Belgium
Radio Operator 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
251 5 January 1945 Target: Landing Ground
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neiderbreisig, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
252 7 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point
Type: Military
Location: Blankenheim, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
253 8 January 1945 Target: Railroad
Type: Transportation
Location: Kyllburg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97320 Aircraft did not take off.
Replaced by Ground Spare Aircraft 42‑38752.
Sortie Report
254 10 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bonn, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron Hot camera ship. Landed away at RAF Upwood, Huntingdonshire (now Cambridgeshire).
Sortie Report
260 23 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship. Landed away at North Pickenham Airfield, AAF Station 143.
Sortie Report
261 28 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
262 29 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Siegen, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38927 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
263 1 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
270 21 February 1945 Target: Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑98027 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
273 24 February 1945 Target: Submarine Construction Shipyard
Type: Shipyards
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑98027 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
278 1 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bruchsal, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8668 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
281 4 March 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑98027 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy and hot camera ship; PFF and Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
283 8 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery - 'Benzol Plant'
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Essen, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8789 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
285 10 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Schwerte, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8008 Combat Mission Credit
Wing deputy and lead Squadron hot camera ship; PFF and Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
286 11 March 1945 Target: Vacuum Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bremen, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
291 18 March 1945 Target: Schlesischer Railway Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
292 19 March 1945 Target: Braunkohle-Benzin Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97592 Combat Mission Credit
41D Squadron, Squadron Lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
296 24 March 1945 Target: Vechta Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vechta, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H aircraft.
Sortie Report

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