2021 REUNION
OGDEN, UTAH
6-10 OCTOBER 2021

Lawrence, Dwight Prescott, Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name Lawrence, Dwight Prescott, Jr   
Rank Corporal / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 31425718   
Unit Assignments
  • Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #247 dated 16 December 1944, effective 16 December 1944.
  • Assigned to the A non-384th related unit, per 546th Bomb Group Morning Report - 457th Bomb Group for return to the ZOI, effective 24 May 1945.
Duty Ball Turret Gunner / Spot Jammer
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 24 May 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Promoted to Sergeant effective 30 December 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #260 dated 30 December 1944.
  • Reclassified from MOS 611 to MOS P-514 effective 13 March 1945 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #55 dated 13 March 1945.
  • Promoted to Staff Sergeant effective 26 March 1945 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #66 dated 26 March 1945.




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Richardson, George PPilotCT
Flt. Ofcr. Bastianelli, John MCo-pilotTBD
Flt. Ofcr. Burkhart, Charles JNavigatorFCMEW
Flt. Ofcr. Paul, Wortley B, JrBombardierCT
CPL. McCollum, Norris LafayetteRadio Operator / GunnerCT
CPL. Hernandez, Miguel (NMI)Engineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Lawrence, Dwight Prescott, JrBall Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Boyer, Lyle JosephTail GunnerCT
S/SGT. Wasserman, Noa (NMI)Flexible GunnerTBD

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 27 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
246 30 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Limburg, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102501 Aborted mission after taking off.
Low Squadron. Aborted with #2 engine failure.
Sortie Report
247 31 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
248 1 January 1945 Target: Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Derben, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
249 2 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gerolstein, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38747 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
250 3 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point & Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: St Vith, Belgium
Ball Turret 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
251 5 January 1945 Target: Landing Ground
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neiderbreisig, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6135 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
252 7 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point
Type: Military
Location: Blankenheim, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6135 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
253 8 January 1945 Target: Railroad
Type: Transportation
Location: Kyllburg, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6135 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
268 19 February 1945 Target: Coking Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
269 20 February 1945 Target: Main Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
270 21 February 1945 Target: Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
272 23 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Plauen, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy. Landed away at Podington Airfield, AAF Station 109.
Sortie Report
274 25 February 1945 Target: Tank & Submarine Engine Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
275 26 February 1945 Target: Schlesicher Railroad Station (Bahnhof)
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Bungay Airfield, AAF Station 125, due to low fuel.
Sortie Report
276 27 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Wahren (Leipzig area), Germany
Spot Jammer 44‑6909 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
281 4 March 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
284 9 March 1945 Target: Henschel Tank and Locomotive Works
Type: Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Spot Jammer 44‑6909 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
287 12 March 1945 Target: Railway Center
Type: Transportation
Location: Betzdorf, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
291 18 March 1945 Target: Schlesischer Railway Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Spot Jammer 44‑6909 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
292 19 March 1945 Target: Braunkohle-Benzin Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group.
Sortie Report
294 22 March 1945 Target: German Hutted Camps (Barracks) at 51°36'N,7°06'E
Type: Military
Location: Westerholt, Germany
Spot Jammer 44‑6909 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
296 24 March 1945 Target: Vechta Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vechta, Germany
Spot Jammer 44‑6898 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
310 14 April 1945 Target: Gun Battery
Type: Military
Location: Royan (Bordeaux), France
Spot Jammer 44‑6909 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
311 15 April 1945 Target: Flak guns at Pointe de Suzac
Type: Military
Location: Royan, France
Spot Jammer 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
312 16 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Regensburg, Germany
Spot Jammer 44‑8408 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑38673.
Sortie Report
314 19 April 1945 Target: Railroad Station & Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Elsterwerda, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
315 20 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Seddin, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
316 25 April 1945 Target: Skoda Armament Works
Type: Industry
Location: Pilsen / Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Spot Jammer 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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