Kowalski, Theodore

Individual Personnel Data
Name Kowalski, Theodore
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-772686
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #155 dated 2 August 1944
Duty Bombardier
MOS1035 - Bombardier
Last Duty Date 24 August 1944
Results Wounded In Action
Additional Information
  • Theodore Kowalski seriously wounded in action, (hospitalized) per 544th Squadron Morning Report 24 August 1944.
  • Kowalski, Theodore, (absent sick) relieved from assigned & transferred to Detachment of Patients, 4204, U.S. Army Hospital Plant effective 26 August 1944 per 544th Squadron Morning Report 29 August 1944.

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
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 AEngineer / 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 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
182 18 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Vise, Belgium
Bombardier 43‑38213 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group.
Sortie Report
183 24 August 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy, high group.
Sortie Report

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