Lewis, Charles Allyn

Individual Personnel Data
Name Lewis, Charles Allyn, "Allyn"
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-778856
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #36 dated 13 February 1945
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 23 February 1946
Results Transferred
Additional Information
  • Lewis was flying combat missions at the end of the war.
  • Promoted to First Lieutenant effective 27 April 1945 per 547th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 4 May 1945.
  • Detailed to audit and inventory the monthly accounts of the Post Exchange AAF Station 106 (Possibly should read Station #2) at the close of business 28 July 1945, Station #2 Special Order # 12, 23 July 1945.
  • Relieved from assignment to the 546th BS and transferred for shipment to ZI on Istres SO #38 dated 23 February 1946.
Related Documents



2006 Interview in Several Parts
Photos of this Veteran signing the Wing PanelLewis Signing




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Lewis, Charles Allyn, "Allyn"PilotTR
Flt. Ofcr. Schmansky, Richard ECo-pilotTR
2nd Lt. Young, Dewey WNavigatorFCMEW
CPL. Nestor, Edward JTogglierFCMEW
CPL. Summers, Wayne NRadio Operator / GunnerFCMEW
CPL. Quigley, Q A (IO)Engineer / Top Turret GunnerFCMEW
CPL. Adams, Frank RBall Turret GunnerFCMEW
CPL. Cooper, Gerald LTail GunnerFCMEW
CPL. Ulrich, Theodore HFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 25 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
274 25 February 1945 Target: Tank & Submarine Engine Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Co-pilot 44‑6898 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron.
Sortie Report
276 27 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Wahren (Leipzig area), Germany
Pilot 43‑38630 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
277 28 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hagen, Germany
Pilot 43‑38630 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron.
Sortie Report
278 1 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bruchsal, Germany
Pilot 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
280 3 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Pilot 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
281 4 March 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Pilot 44‑6898 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
282 7 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bochum, Germany
Pilot 42‑37788 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron.
Sortie Report
283 8 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery - 'Benzol Plant'
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Essen, Germany
Pilot 43‑37843 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
285 10 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Schwerte, Germany
Pilot 43‑38800 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
286 11 March 1945 Target: Vacuum Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bremen, Germany
Pilot 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
288 14 March 1945 Target: Railroad Bridge, Weser River
Type: Transportation
Location: Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Pilot 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
289 15 March 1945 Target: Army HQ
Type: Military
Location: Zossen, Germany
Pilot 43‑37971 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron.
Sortie Report
290 17 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen (Leipzig), Germany
Pilot 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
294 22 March 1945 Target: German Hutted Camps (Barracks) at 51°36'N,7°06'E
Type: Military
Location: Westerholt, Germany
Pilot 43‑38678 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
295 23 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gladbeck, Germany
Pilot 44‑8430 Aborted mission after taking off.
Returned early with bombs due to #2 engine failure.
Sortie Report
297 24 March 1945 Target: Twente Enschede Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Pilot 44‑8580 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
299 28 March 1945 Target: Berlin/Spandau Motor Transport Works
Type: Industry
Location: Spandau (Berlin), Germany
Pilot 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
300 30 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Schiff- u. Maschinenbau A.G. (DESCHIMAG)
Submarine and Warship Yard
Machine Shop
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Bremen, Germany
Pilot 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
301 31 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Pilot 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
Originally assigned to Saxton Crew, taken by C A Lewis Crew. Saxton Crew moved to 44‑6592.
Sortie Report
303 4 April 1945 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fassberg, Germany
Pilot 43‑39164 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron.
Sortie Report
304 5 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany
Pilot 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
Collided with 43‑37843 in bad weather on return. Landed at Airfield A-87 (Charleroi, Belgium) after 3 crewmembers bailed out.
Sortie Report
311 15 April 1945 Target: Flak guns at Pointe de Suzac
Type: Military
Location: Royan, France
Pilot 43‑38752 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
312 16 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Regensburg, Germany
Pilot 43‑38752 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
313 17 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Pilot 44‑6514 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
315 20 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Seddin, Germany
Pilot 44‑8580 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy and hot camera ship. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
316 25 April 1945 Target: Skoda Armament Works
Type: Industry
Location: Pilsen / Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Pilot 44‑6898 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report

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