Mitchell, John Glenn, Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name Mitchell, John Glenn, Jr
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-2068295
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #247 dated 16 December 1944, effective 16 December 1944.
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date TBD
Results TBD
Additional Information
  • Appointed First Lieutenant, AUS effective 15 May 1945 per 546th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 20 May 1945.
  • Designated Assistant Group Equipment Officer (Additional) effective this date on AAF Station 195 Special Orders #104 dated 14 December 1945.
  • Transferred to Headquarters, 384th Bombardment Group (H) on AAF Station 195 Special Orders # 113 dated 27 December 1945.
Related Documents Accident Report # 45-01-01-521 (2.565 MB)
Photos of this Veteran signing the Wing PanelMitchell Signing
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Ramsay, Walter EPilotTBD
2nd Lt. Wahlstrom, Harry LawrenceCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Mitchell, John Glenn, JrNavigatorTBD
2nd Lt. Mitchell, Jacklin WilsonBombardierCT
CPL. Marberg, Roy KurtRadio Operator / GunnerCT
CPL. Hartman, John EdwardEngineer / Top Turret GunnerTBD
CPL. Lacey, Ray (NMI)Ball Turret GunnerTBD
CPL. Kotys, Joseph (NMI)Tail GunnerCT
CPL. Ehr, Willard (NMI)Flexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 18 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
246 30 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Limburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
247 31 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Navigator 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
248 1 January 1945 Target: Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Derben, Germany
Navigator 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron. Crashed while landing at RAF Detling, Kent, on return from mission with battle damage. Struck obstructions including a hut, destroying aircraft. There were no personnel injuries.
Sortie Report
251 5 January 1945 Target: Landing Ground
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neiderbreisig, Germany
Navigator 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
253 8 January 1945 Target: Railroad
Type: Transportation
Location: Kyllburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑97251 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
254 10 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bonn, Germany
Navigator 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation (low Squadron).
Sortie Report
256 17 January 1945 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: Bielefeld, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Aborted mission after taking off.
Landed away at RAF Manston, Kent.
Sortie Report
263 1 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Navigator 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
266 14 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Navigator 42‑98027 Combat Mission Credit
Wing lead; PFF and Gee-H ship. Landed on Continent for fuel before returning to base.
Sortie Report
272 23 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Plauen, Germany
Navigator 44‑8649 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead; PFF ship. Landed away at Glatton Airfield, AAF Station 130.
Sortie Report
275 26 February 1945 Target: Schlesicher Railroad Station (Bahnhof)
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 43‑39131 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
276 27 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Wahren (Leipzig area), Germany
Navigator 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
294 22 March 1945 Target: German Hutted Camps (Barracks) at 51°36'N,7°06'E
Type: Military
Location: Westerholt, Germany
Navigator 43‑39131 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
304 5 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany
Navigator 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
307 9 April 1945 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany
Navigator 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
314 19 April 1945 Target: Railroad Station & Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Elsterwerda, Germany
Navigator 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
Navigator 42‑97592 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron Deputy and hot camera ship. PFF ship
Sortie Report
316 25 April 1945 Target: Skoda Armament Works
Type: Industry
Location: Pilsen / Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Navigator 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
Group Deputy and Hot Camera ship. PFF & Gee-H ship. Landed with a flat tire; ran off landing runway onto runway 30.
Sortie Report

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