Peloke, Dale Dean

Individual Personnel Data
Name Peloke, Dale Dean   
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 32491924   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #140 dated 4 October 1943
Duty Tail Gunner / Togglier
MOS612 - Airplane Armorer / Gunner
Last Duty Date 11 October 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: New York
Additional Information
Placed on seven days Temporary Duty on or about 27 January 1944 to Moulsford Manor near Chelsey (a FLAK House), Berkshire per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #16 dated 23 January 1944.




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Berbrich, John MartinPilotCT
2nd Lt. Nelson, Francis Page, JrCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Schwartz, Julius SolNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Alles, William GeorgeBombardierPOW
S/SGT. Moore, Howard MiltonRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Kolassa, Edward LeonardEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Dennison, James EdwardBall Turret GunnerTBD
SGT. Peloke, Dale DeanTail GunnerKIA
SGT. Connors, Albert WilliamFlexible GunnerCT
SGT. Montz, Nemours Albert, "Nem"Flexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 29 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
34 3 November 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Wilhelmshafen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑29636 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
35 5 November 1943 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑37848 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
38 29 November 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑37848 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
39 1 December 1943 Target: Non-Ferrous Metals Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Solingen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑37848 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Waterbeach, Cambs.
Sortie Report
41 11 December 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑31211 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
42 13 December 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑31211 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group.
Sortie Report
44 20 December 1943 Target: Port Area/Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑37848 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead; dropped bombs 'a short time after the target, ... regarded as ... jettisoned.'
Sortie Report
46 24 December 1943 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Croisette, France
Tail Gunner 42‑37848 Combat Mission Credit
Composite group, low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
48 31 December 1943 Target: Blockade Runner 'Orsone' (name of ship)
Type: Transportation
Location: [Mouth of River Garonne], France
Tail Gunner 42‑37848 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. Landed away at Molesworth.
Sortie Report
52 11 January 1944 Target: Ju-88 Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑31235 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy.
Sortie Report
63 20 February 1944 Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig & Bernburg, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑37848 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group Deputy.
Sortie Report
79 22 March 1944 Target: Heinkel Aircraft Assembly Plant at Annahof Airfield
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead, composite high group.
Sortie Report
81 24 March 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
83 27 March 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Tours & Chartres, France
Togglier 42‑97081 Combat Mission Credit
41 Squadron.
Sortie Report
84 28 March 1944 Target: Dijon-Longvic Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dijon, France
Tail Gunner 42‑31433 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑97139. Wing lead.
Sortie Report
85 29 March 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brunswick / Braunschweig, Germany
Togglier 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Woolfox Lodge, Rutland, due to weather.
Sortie Report
86 9 April 1944 Target: FW-190 Fighter Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Marienburg, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Low group lead.
Sortie Report
88 11 April 1944 Target: FW Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Sorau, Germany
Togglier 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
90 18 April 1944 Target: Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Togglier 42‑31222 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
94 24 April 1944 Target: Dornier-Werke GMBH Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Togglier 42‑97081 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
95 25 April 1944 Target: Metz-Frescaty Airdrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Metz, France
Togglier 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
96 27 April 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Togglier 42‑97273 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
98 29 April 1944 Target: Industrial District
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Togglier 42‑97251 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back at 0915 hrs near Cromer because gas fumes were noted throughout the ship and gas was leaking from rght wing.
Sortie Report
99 1 May 1944 Target: Launch Site in Foret Nationale de Tournehem
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Foret Nationale de Tournehem, France
Togglier 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
101 7 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Togglier 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead, low group.
Sortie Report
102 8 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Togglier 42‑102548 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back at 0856 hrs because left waist gunner became ill.
Sortie Report
104 9 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Thionville, France
Togglier 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
109 19 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Togglier 42‑97251 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group.
Sortie Report
111 21 May 1944 Target: NOBALL (Supergun Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Mimoyecques, France
Togglier 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
Group A Low Squadron Deputy. Landed away at RAF Wratting Common, Cambridgeshire, on return.
Sortie Report
208 9 October 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Togglier 43‑38588 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
209 11 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Togglier 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
Fourth Squadron.
Sortie Report

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