Pfeiffer, Jack E

Individual Personnel Data
Name Pfeiffer, Jack E   
Rank Corporal / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 35709304   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #232 dated 24 November 1944
Duty Ball Turret Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 19 March 1945
Results Missing In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England: Tablets of the Missing
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 13566 (4.487 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Kramer, William LeoPilotMIA
Flt. Ofcr. Wolfe, Jack SCo-pilotTBD
2nd Lt. Burk, Paul ENavigatorCT
CPL. Morpeth, Clarence R, JrTogglierCT
CPL. Jenkins, Ernest NormanRadio Operator / GunnerCT
CPL. Scrivner, Dwight AEngineer / Top Turret GunnerMIA
CPL. Pfeiffer, Jack EBall Turret GunnerMIA
CPL. Krauss, Keith ATail GunnerMIA
PVT. Lukosavich, Francis JFlexible GunnerMIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 30 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
237 9 December 1944 Target: Airfield and Daimler Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Böblingen (Stuttgart area), Germany
Ball Turret 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
238 11 December 1944 Target: Road & Rail Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑98000 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
239 12 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
240 18 December 1944 Target: Road Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Gemünd, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
241 19 December 1944 Target: Railway Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Glaadt, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑98000 Aircraft did not take off.
Did not take off due to weather which deteriorated after lead aircraft took off.
Sortie Report
242 23 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ehrang, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Little Staughton due to weather.
Sortie Report
244 27 December 1944 Target: Bridge (Tactical)
Type: Transportation
Location: Altenahr, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
245 28 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brühl, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
247 31 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑32106 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
250 3 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point & Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: St Vith, Belgium
Ball Turret 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Lead squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
251 5 January 1945 Target: Landing Ground
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neiderbreisig, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
252 7 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point
Type: Military
Location: Blankenheim, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
253 8 January 1945 Target: Railroad
Type: Transportation
Location: Kyllburg, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97320 Aircraft did not take off.
Replaced by ground spare aircraft 42‑38752.
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254 10 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bonn, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron Hot camera ship. Landed away at RAF Upwood, Huntingdonshire (now Cambridgeshire).
Sortie Report
260 23 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron hot camera ship. Landed away at North Pickenham Airfield, Station 143.
Sortie Report
261 28 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
262 29 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Siegen, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38927 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
263 1 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
264 3 February 1945 Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6590 Combat Mission Credit
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266 14 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38974 Combat Mission Credit
Landed on Continent for fuel before returning to base.
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268 19 February 1945 Target: Coking Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
Lead squadron hot camera ship.
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270 21 February 1945 Target: Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6892 Combat Mission Credit
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273 24 February 1945 Target: Submarine Construction Shipyard
Type: Shipyards
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑39138 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
277 28 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hagen, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑39164 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
279 2 March 1945 Target: Low Temperature Carbonization Plant and Refinery of Deutsche Petroleum A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Rositz, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑39138 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
281 4 March 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑98027 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy and hot camera ship; PFF and Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
285 10 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Schwerte, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑8008 Combat Mission Credit
Wing deputy and lead squadron hot camera ship; PFF and Gee-H ship.
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286 11 March 1945 Target: Vacuum Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bremen, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑39138 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
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287 12 March 1945 Target: Railway Center
Type: Transportation
Location: Betzdorf, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑39138 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
290 17 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen (Leipzig), Germany
Ball Turret 43‑39138 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
292 19 March 1945 Target: Braunkohle-Benzin Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑8008 Combat Mission Credit
41D Squadron, Squadron Deputy. Hot Camera ship. Last seen over Ostend on return, under control, and presumed to have landed away on the Continent. Aircraft and crew were lost, location uncertain. MACR 13566
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