McMann, George Francis, Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name McMann, George Francis, Jr   
Rank Corporal / Sergeant
Serial Number 31292536   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #159 dated 9 August 1944
Duty Ball Turret Gunner
MOS612 - Airplane Armorer / Gunner
Last Duty Date 28 September 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, The Netherlands: Plot N Row 22 Grave 4
Additional Information
Promoted to Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #171 dated 25 August 1944.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 9753 (23.666 MB)




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Gilbert, Stanley MiltonPilotCT
2nd Lt. Dobson, Roy ECo-pilotTBD
Flt. Ofcr. McCarthy, Robert GNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Rinkovsky, Charles (NMI)BombardierPOW
SGT. Hickman, Noah CRadio Operator / GunnerCT
SGT. Chase, Marion Butler, JrEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
CPL. McMann, George Francis, JrBall Turret GunnerKIA
CPL. Carella, Jack VTail GunnerCT
CPL. Hintergardt, Leroy NMIFlexible GunnerTR
CPL. Hurley, Ralph AFlexible GunnerTR

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 10 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
186 30 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crepieul, France
Ball Turret 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
187 3 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
188 5 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
189 8 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑37822 Aborted mission after taking off.
High group flying spare; joined formation, but turned back because he could not keep up with formation due to two supercharger failures; bombs returned to base.
Sortie Report
191 10 September 1944 Target: BMW Motor Component Parts Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Sindelfingen, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
192 11 September 1944 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf & Merseburg, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group, Hot Camera ship.
Sortie Report
196 19 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship, lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
197 21 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mainz, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6080 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
198 25 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97320 Aborted mission after taking off.
C Wing, lead group. Aborted over base during assembly due to personnel illness.
Sortie Report
199 26 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38016 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
200 27 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (PFF Aiming Points)
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38615 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37822.
Sortie Report
201 28 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Magdeburg, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
Collided with 42‑31222 over target: Wallace Storey related details of the collision in Decker's Memories (2nd edition, page 169). Both ships went down on fire and out of control; no chutes; crashed near Osteringersleben, Germany; MACR 9753.
Sortie Report

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