Kopf, William Everett

Individual Personnel Data
Name Kopf, William Everett   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-800900   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #99 dated 19 September 1943, effective 19 September 1943.
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 14 October 1943
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Lorraine American Cemetery, Saint-Avold, France: Plot K Row 32 Grave 24
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 841 (17.212 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Kopf, William EverettPilotKIA
2nd Lt. Scott, Alfred William, JrCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Massey, Toscha MelodyNavigatorKIA
2nd Lt. Connor, Eugene WarrenBombardierEV
S/SGT. Yeryar, Herbert EugeneRadio Operator / GunnerEV
S/SGT. Swift, Kenneth GilbertEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
S/SGT. Smith, Clyde (NMI)Ball Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Buddemeyer, Elton WilliamTail GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Bernard, Lee Roy (NMI)Flexible GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Perroni, Anthony PasqualeFlexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 5 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
27 2 October 1943 Target: Port Facilities
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑29768 Flying Spare, Returned As Briefed
Sortie Report
28 4 October 1943 Type: Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑29768 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Ipswich due to low fuel.
Sortie Report
29 8 October 1943 Target: Workshops
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Bremen, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑29557 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
30 9 October 1943 Target: Aircraft Factories
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Anklam, Germany
Pilot 42‑5747 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
31 10 October 1943 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Münster, Germany
Pilot 42‑29557 Combat Mission Credit
Crash-landed at Desford; hit hangar; plane scrapped.
Sortie Report
32 14 October 1943 Target: Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Pilot 42‑3216 Combat Mission Credit
Failed To Return
Damaged by enemy aircraft; exploded and crashed near Dilsen, Belgium; MACR 841.
Sortie Report

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