Kelley, Robert Encil

Individual Personnel Data
Name Kelley, Robert Encil
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-813906
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #81 datad 1 May 1944, effective 1 May 1944.
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 5 September 1944
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
Transferred in grade to the Casual Pool, 8th AFRD, AAF Station 594 on 5 September 1944 per Squadron Morning Report.




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Kelley, Robert EncilPilotCT
Flt. Ofcr. Colling, John HaroldCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Callicotte, William FrankNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Cooper, Leo LeeBombardierTBD
S/SGT. Pippin, Edward LeeRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Miller, Sterling ElwinEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Niles, Leonard EugeneBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Pollack, Alexander (NMI)Tail GunnerCT
SGT. Sabella, Angelo SFlexible GunnerTR
SGT. Scudday, Warren BoyceFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 31 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
107 13 May 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly Components Factory.
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Poznań, Poland
Pilot 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑107057
Sortie Report
108 15 May 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Mimoyecques, France
Pilot 42‑37982 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
109 19 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Pilot 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
110 20 May 1944 Target: Orly Airport
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Pilot 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
113 23 May 1944 Target: Nancy/Essey Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Pilot 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
114 24 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Military Installations
Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
Pilot 42‑102617 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
115 25 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Sarreguemines and Blainville-sur-l'Eau, France
Pilot 42‑97188 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
116 27 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Pilot 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group.
Sortie Report
118 28 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Pilot 42‑37974 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
119 29 May 1944 Target: Focke-Wulf Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Krzesiny District, Poznań, Poland
Pilot 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
121 31 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Colmar, France
Pilot 42‑97188 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
123 2 June 1944 Target: Four Medium Howitzer Batteries, Tactical Support
Type: Military
Location: Neufchatel (5 miles SE of Hardelot), France
Pilot 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
125 4 June 1944 Target: Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (Boulogne area), France
Pilot 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
126 5 June 1944 Target: Field Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: La Fosse, France
Pilot 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group, High Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
128 6 June 1944 Target: Two Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Caen, France
Pilot 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
I Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
130 7 June 1944 Target: Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: Caen, France
Pilot 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group, High Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
131 8 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (41C) & Loire River Railroad Bridge (41D)
Type: Transportation
Location: Orleans, France
Pilot 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
41C Wing, High Group Deputy.
Sortie Report
133 12 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge 48°29'N,2°0'W
Type: Transportation
Location: La Vicomté-sur-Rance, France
Pilot 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group Deputy.
Sortie Report
134 13 June 1944 Target: Dreux Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux, France
Pilot 42‑107221 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group, Wing Deputy.
Sortie Report
135 14 June 1944 Target: Coulommiers Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Coulommiers, France
Pilot 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
41B Wing, Low Group, Group Deputy.
Sortie Report
137 16 June 1944 Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Pilot 42‑107221 Combat Mission Credit
High Group Deputy. Jettisoned bombs after target.
Sortie Report
142 21 June 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Pilot 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group, Low Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
143 22 June 1944 Target: V-2 Storage & Launch Site
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Wizernes, France
Pilot 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy.
Sortie Report
145 24 June 1944 Target: German Vacuum Oil Company
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Oslebshausen (Bremen area), Germany
Pilot 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
High group deputy, 41st A wing.
Sortie Report
148 28 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Juvincourt (Juvincourt-et-Damary), France
Pilot 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
High group deputy, 41st B wing. Landed away at Boxted, AAF Station 150, on return due to weather.
Sortie Report
149 30 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Montdidier, France
Pilot 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Low group deputy.
Sortie Report
155 11 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Pilot 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
Low group lead.
Sortie Report
157 13 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Pilot 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group Deputy.
Sortie Report
159 17 July 1944 Target: Beautor Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Beautor, France
Pilot 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Wing deputy.
Sortie Report
162 20 July 1944 Target: Aircraft Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Pilot 42‑107224 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group Deputy, Hot Camera Ship. Led the Low Group after Lead ship was damaged and couldn't keep up.
Sortie Report
164 24 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: La Chapelle en Juger & Hébécrevon, France
Pilot 42‑102959 Combat Mission Credit
Wing deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report

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