Jones, Lynn Tilton

Individual Personnel Data
Name Jones, Lynn Tilton   
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 19072171   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy)
Duty Ball Turret Gunner
MOS757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
Last Duty Date 25 June 1943
Reported missing on MACR 16357 (1.629 MB)
Results Prisoner Of War
POW Camp: Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11
Related Documents MACR 16357 (1.629 MB)
Oral History Interview




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
547th BOMB SQUADRON MODEL CREW
The first combat crew assigned to the squadron.
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
1st Lt. Smith, James WilliamPilotPOW
1st Lt. Keck, George BCo-pilotKIA
1st Lt. Taber, Robin EverettNavigatorPOW
1st Lt. Meyers, Francis Joseph, JrBombardierPOW
S/SGT. Reichwein, John JosephRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Buckley, Robert HEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Jones, Lynn TiltonBall Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Igou, William FredTail GunnerPOW
SGT. MacArthur, Stanley WilliamFlexible GunnerPOW
SGT. Pratt, David AllanFlexible GunnerPOW


Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
1 22 June 1943 Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Ball Turret 42‑5850 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron lead.
Sortie Report
2 25 June 1943 Target: Industrial Area & Submarine Pens
Type: Military
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑5850 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. Bombed primary on wing lead. Lost altitude near coast of England, one engine out and another smoking; cr Smallbroek, The Netherlands. MACR 16357 Maj. Selden Longley McMillin was awarded the Silver Star for this action (Owens p. 197).
Sortie Report

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