Myrick, Kenneth Delay

Individual Personnel Data
Name Myrick, Kenneth Delay
Rank Second Lieutenant / Captain
Serial Number O-759281
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 Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 10 March 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
Granted a seven day sick leave of absence effective 4 August 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #156 dated 4 August 1944.
Related Documents Accident Report # 44-12-05-513 (3.015 MB)
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 CBombardierTR
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
146 25 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge & Embankment
Type: Transportation
Location: Sens, France
Co-pilot 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
High group deputy, 41st A wing.
Sortie Report
147 27 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Storage Depot)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Saint-Martin-L'Hortier, France
Co-pilot 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy, 41st B section.
Sortie Report
148 28 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Juvincourt (Juvincourt-et-Damary), France
Pilot 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
High group, 41st A wing. Landed away at Lavenham, AAF Station 137, on return due to weather.
Sortie Report
149 30 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Montdidier, France
Pilot 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
150 4 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux (Conches-en-Ouche), France
Pilot 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
151 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Pilot 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
Pilot 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
Pilot 42‑107058 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
Sortie Report
157 13 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Pilot 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
Pilot 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
Pilot 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
Pilot 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
Pilot 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
Pilot 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, low group.
Sortie Report
164 24 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: La Chapelle en Juger & Hébécrevon, France
Pilot 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
High section lead, high group.
Sortie Report
166 28 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑97948 Combat Mission Credit
High section lead, high group.
Sortie Report
167 29 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Pilot 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
168 31 July 1944 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Pilot 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
169 1 August 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Chartres, France
Pilot 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group Deputy, Hot Camera Ship.
Sortie Report
170 3 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, Flers, Fiefs, France
Pilot 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
Pilot 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
Pilot 42‑102933 Combat Mission Credit
Low group lead.
Sortie Report
182 18 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Vise, Belgium
Pilot 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
Pilot 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
Low group lead.
Sortie Report
186 30 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crepieul, France
Pilot 44‑8008 Weather aircraft; remainder of crew (CP, N, RO, Eng) not identified
Sortie Report
188 5 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Pilot 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
Pilot 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
Pilot 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
Pilot 43‑38016 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
211 15 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Pilot 44‑8008 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
215 25 October 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Pilot 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
-- 5 December 1944 Location: Pilot 42‑107121 Right landing gear collapsed, damaging aircraft. There were no injuries to personnel.
Sortie Report

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