McGill, Thomas Francis, Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name McGill, Thomas Francis, Jr   
Rank Staff Sergeant / Technical Sergeant
Serial Number 32172365   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #80, dated 29 April 1944, effective 29 April 1944.
Duty Radio Operator / Gunner
MOS757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
Last Duty Date 2 August 1944
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
Promoted to Technical Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #103 dated 3 June 1944.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Halasz, John JuliusPilotCT
2nd Lt. Teehan, John FrancisCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Mayo, Roy Oscar, JrNavigatorTR
2nd Lt. Schmitzer, William JamesBombardierCT
S/SGT. McGill, Thomas Francis, JrRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Berg, Clifford GeorgeEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Swartzendruber, Carroll DuaneBall Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Monteith, Richard TaylorTail GunnerCT
SGT. Pang, Sun WahFlexible GunnerCT
SGT. Ormsby, Roger StanleyFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 32 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
106 12 May 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
109 19 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑37822 Aborted mission after taking off.
Lead group. Turned back at 1201 hrs; could not locate formation.
Sortie Report
110 20 May 1944 Target: Orly Airport
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Radio Operator 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
111 21 May 1944 Target: NOBALL (Supergun Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Mimoyecques, France
Radio Operator 42‑37822 Aborted mission after taking off.
Group B. Turned back and landed at RAF Manston, Kent, due to failure of #2 engine.
Sortie Report
114 24 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Military Installations
Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑37982 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
115 25 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Sarreguemines and Blainville-sur-l'Eau, France
Radio Operator 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
116 27 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97188 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group, Flying Spare Aircraft. Joined formation.
Sortie Report
118 28 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑3429 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
119 29 May 1944 Target: Focke-Wulf Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Krzesiny District, Poznań, Poland
Radio Operator 42‑37974 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
121 31 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Colmar, France
Radio Operator 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37822.
Sortie Report
123 2 June 1944 Target: Four Medium Howitzer Batteries, Tactical Support
Type: Military
Location: Neufchatel (5 miles SE of Hardelot), France
Radio Operator 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
125 4 June 1944 Target: Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (Boulogne area), France
Radio Operator 42‑37974 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group Flying Spare. Joined formation.
Sortie Report
126 5 June 1944 Target: Field Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: La Fosse, France
Radio Operator 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
High Group.
Sortie Report
129 6 June 1944 Target: Highway Choke Point in City of Caen
Type: Transportation
Location: Caen, France
Radio Operator 42‑31435 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
130 7 June 1944 Target: Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: Caen, France
Radio Operator 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
131 8 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (41C) & Loire River Railroad Bridge (41D)
Type: Transportation
Location: Orleans, France
Radio Operator 42‑102959 Combat Mission Credit
41C Wing.
Sortie Report
132 10 June 1944 Target: Chateau Bougon Airfield (41A) & Vannes Airfield (41B)
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nantes & Vannes, France
Radio Operator 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
133 12 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge 48°29'N,2°0'W
Type: Transportation
Location: La Vicomté-sur-Rance, France
Radio Operator 42‑102959 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
134 13 June 1944 Target: Dreux Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux, France
Radio Operator 42‑102959 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back over base at 0600 hrs because both air speed indicators were out.
Sortie Report
135 14 June 1944 Target: Coulommiers Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Coulommiers, France
Radio Operator 42‑102959 Combat Mission Credit
41B Wing, Low Group.
Sortie Report
136 15 June 1944 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: La Possonnièrre, France
Radio Operator 42‑102959 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
137 16 June 1944 Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Radio Operator 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
High Group, Low Squadron Deputy. Assumed Lead after designated lead aborted.
Sortie Report
138 18 June 1944 Target: Ölwerke Julius Humbles
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102959 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
144 22 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lille (Fives district), France
Radio Operator 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
146 25 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge & Embankment
Type: Transportation
Location: Sens, France
Radio Operator 42‑102959 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead, lead group, 41st A wing.
Sortie Report
148 28 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Juvincourt (Juvincourt-et-Damary), France
Radio Operator 42‑102959 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead, high group, 41st B wing. Landed away at Boxted, AAF Station 150, on return due to weather.
Sortie Report
149 30 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Montdidier, France
Radio Operator 42‑102959 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, low group.
Sortie Report
151 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Radio Operator 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37974. Low Squadron lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
159 17 July 1944 Target: Beautor Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Beautor, France
Radio Operator 42‑37974 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group.
Sortie Report
160 18 July 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde & Zinnowitz, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group, High Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
161 19 July 1944 Target: Hydrogen Peroxide Plant
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Höllriegelskreuth District, Pullach, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102959 Combat Mission Credit
High section lead, high group.
Sortie Report
162 20 July 1944 Target: Aircraft Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102959 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group, Low Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
163 21 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
High section lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
164 24 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: La Chapelle en Juger & Hébécrevon, France
Radio Operator 42‑107125 Combat Mission Credit
Wing lead.
Sortie Report
165 25 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: Montreuil-sur-Lozon, Le Châtel,
& La Chapelle en Juger, France
Radio Operator 42‑102959 Combat Mission Credit
High Group Lead.
Sortie Report

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