Cuddeback, Thomas A

Individual Personnel Data
Name Cuddeback, Thomas A   
Rank Flight Officer / Second Lieutenant
Serial Number T-60051   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #70 dated 11 march 1943, effective 11 March 1943.
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 26 June 1943
Results Prisoner Of War
POW Camp: Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11
Additional Information
  • Commissioned as 2Lt with ASN O-515820, 18 March 1943.
  • There is no record of Bonar being assigned to the 544th. Bonar and Schmid were replaced before going to England by Delmer F Priest (Roy Lee Crew) and Albert F Westlake. Priest, Riley, and Westlake were replaced before the first mission.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 15567 (0.525 MB)
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Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Original 384th Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
Flt. Ofcr. Cuddeback, Thomas APilotPOW
Flt. Ofcr. Adair, Luther E, JrCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Singer, George RobertNavigatorKIA
2nd Lt. Dillon, James Francis, Jr, "Bud"BombardierPOW
S/SGT. Fink, Philip JamesRadio Operator / GunnerEV
S/SGT. Suchy, Albert LEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Bessey, Edward ThomasBall Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Bonar, Buryl Kenneth, "Buck"Flexible GunnerTBD
S/SGT. Riley, John HFlexible GunnerTBD
S/SGT. Schmid, Charles EFlexible GunnerTR

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 1 Combat Mission.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
3 26 June 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Pilot 42‑3188 Combat Mission Credit
Initially attacked east of Caen, France, by enemy aircraft; lost altitude rapidly; crashed in La Chapelle-Hareng, France. MACR 15567
Sortie Report

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