Pratt, Sidney John

Individual Personnel Data
Name Pratt, Sidney John   
Rank Sergeant
Serial Number 16116560   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #72 dated 16 April 1944, effective 16 April 1944.
Duty Tail Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 24 April 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Walnut Hill Cemetery, Baraboo, Wisconsin
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 4347 (12.357 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Burry, James EdgarPilotKIA
2nd Lt. Keate, Richard CliffordCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Wallach, Charles Devay, "BUDDY"NavigatorINT
2nd Lt. Greenebaum, Jesse LeonBombardierKIA
S/SGT. Silag, William JosephRadio Operator / GunnerINT
S/SGT. Newall, Raymond AlexanderEngineer / Top Turret GunnerINT
SGT. Melazzi, Anthony Theodore, JrBall Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Pratt, Sidney JohnTail GunnerKIA
SGT. Sendlbeck, Richard MichaelFlexible GunnerKIA
SGT. Hollingsworth, Richard RayFlexible GunnerINT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 1 Combat Mission.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
94 24 April 1944 Target: Dornier-Werke GMBH Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑102446 Combat Mission Credit
Struck by flak on bomb run; after bombing left formation and headed for Switzerland; shot down by Swiss aircraft, crashing into the Greifensee. MACR 4347. This aircraft was recovered from lake in the 1950's.
Sortie Report

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