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Malone, Joseph Walter

Individual Personnel Data
Name Malone, Joseph Walter   
Rank Staff Sergeant / Technical Sergeant
Serial Number 31039649   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 special Orders #116 dated 19 June 1944, effective 19 June 1944.
Duty Radio Operator / Gunner
MOS757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
Last Duty Date 27 January 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Granted a seven day convalescent furlough effective 4 August 1944 per 546th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 4 August 1944.
  • Promoted to Technical Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #165 dated 17 August 1944.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Myrick, Kenneth DelayPilotCT
2nd Lt. Barnett, William AlexanderCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Williams, Samuel BrownNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. McCool, John ClarkBombardierTR
S/SGT. Malone, Joseph WalterRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Beese, Arthur Paul, "Frisco (now Art)"Engineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Cropp, Thomas EdisonBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Brooks, Donald LeeTail GunnerCT
SGT. Blickstein, Martin JFlexible GunnerCT
SGT. Burns, Robert (NMI)Flexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 30 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
149 30 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Montdidier, France
Radio Operator 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
150 4 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux (Conches-en-Ouche), France
Radio Operator 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
151 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Radio Operator 42‑37788 Combat Mission Credit
High section deputy, lead group.
Sortie Report
153 7 July 1944 Target: Me-109 Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
High group, 41st A wing flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
154 8 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Renescure, France
Radio Operator 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
Sortie Report
157 13 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group. Landed away at Knettishall, AAF Station 136, on return due to weather.
Sortie Report
159 17 July 1944 Target: Beautor Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Beautor, France
Radio Operator 42‑102500 Combat Mission Credit
High section lead, lead group. Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
160 18 July 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde & Zinnowitz, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
161 19 July 1944 Target: Hydrogen Peroxide Plant
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Höllriegelskreuth District, Pullach, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, high group.
Sortie Report
162 20 July 1944 Target: Aircraft Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group, Low Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
163 21 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, low group.
Sortie Report
170 3 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, Flers, Fiefs, France
Radio Operator 42‑102500 Combat Mission Credit
H Group Flying Spare. Joined formation.
Sortie Report
171 4 August 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97986 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group, Wing Deputy. PFF Ship.
Sortie Report
178 12 August 1944 Target: "Landing Ground"
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: La Perthe, France
Radio Operator 42‑102933 Combat Mission Credit
Low group lead.
Sortie Report
182 18 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Vise, Belgium
Radio Operator 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
High group deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
183 24 August 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
Low group lead.
Sortie Report
188 5 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8007 Combat Mission Credit
PFF ship. Wing lead.
Sortie Report
194 13 September 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97986 Combat Mission Credit
41st A Combat Wing lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
198 25 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8047 Combat Mission Credit
B Wing lead. PFF & Gee-H ship, both of which failed prior to target, necessitating having the deputy lead the bomb run.
Sortie Report
205 5 October 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38016 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
211 15 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8008 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
214 19 October 1944 Target: Heinrich Lanz Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑98034 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF ship. Due to failure of Gee-H equipment on deputy, led attack on PFF secondary target.
Sortie Report
215 25 October 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8008 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF ship. Resumed lead on bomb run after deputy's Gee-H equipment failed. Led Squadron to attack secondary target using PFF.
Sortie Report
216 30 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
217 1 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8008 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead. PFF ship. Relinquished lead to deputy for the Gee-H bomb run on the primary: resumed lead for return to base.
Sortie Report
219 4 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
221 6 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38198 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead. PFF ship provided by 379th BG, flown by 384th crew. Call-sign Nightgar-Z.
Sortie Report
222 8 November 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant (visual aim point)
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8216 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
223 9 November 1944 Target: Ground Installations
Type: Military
Location: Ouvrages de Sorbey (Metz), France
Radio Operator 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
224 10 November 1944 Target: Ostheim Airfield & Butzweilerhof Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38588 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group, Low Squadron.
Sortie Report

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