Morris, Roy John

Individual Personnel Data
Name Morris, Roy John   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-810196   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #72 dated 16 April 1944, effective 16 April 1944.
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 27 April 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France: Plot D Row 27 Grave 12
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 4350 (11.045 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Morris, Roy JohnPilotKIA
2nd Lt. Hall, Lester WinfieldCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. McGue, James EdwardNavigatorKIA
2nd Lt. Sewack, John MitchellBombardierKIA
S/SGT. Parker, Marion LRadio Operator / GunnerKIA
SGT. Pirrello, Richard DominicEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Reynolds, John Brooks, "Jack"Ball Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Potkay, Edward JosephTail GunnerKIA
S/SGT. George, David EdmondFlexible GunnerKIA
SGT. Ulrich, Russell HarrisonFlexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 1 Combat Mission.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
96 27 April 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Co-pilot 42‑97136 Combat Mission Credit
Failed To Return
Direct hit by flak immediately after bombs away; fire started in cockpit and spread throughout aircraft, which peeled off to the left and started down and then exploded; no chutes observed; crashed 2 km W of Valognes, France. MACR 4350
Sortie Report

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