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Proctor, John Richard

Individual Personnel Data
Name Proctor, John Richard
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-764444
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #144 dated 22 July 1944, effective 22 July 1944.
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 5 September 1944
Results Transferred
Additional Information
Transferred in grade to the Casual Pool, 8th AFRD, AAF Station 594 on 5 September 1944 per Squadron Morning Report.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Proctor, John RichardPilotTR
2nd Lt. Baker, Dale RichardCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Gary, Joseph ShirleyNavigatorCT
1st Lt. McClure, Oscar MiltonBombardierCT
SGT. Nieters, George Henry, JrRadio Operator / GunnerCT
SGT. Schulz, Russell LloydEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
CPL. Fox, Fred CalvinBall Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Northrup, Robert LouisTail GunnerCT
CPL. Curtin, Paul RobertFlexible GunnerCT
CPL. Luciano, Fred JosephFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 8 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
171 4 August 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
173 5 August 1944 Target: Luftwaffe Controlling Station
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Langenhagen, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
174 7 August 1944 Target: Aircraft Fuel Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dugny (Paris), France
Co-pilot 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
175 8 August 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: Bretteville-sur-Laize, France
Pilot 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
176 9 August 1944 Target: Erding Airdrome & Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Erding, Germany
Pilot 42‑37788 Aborted Mission After Taking Off
Low group hot camera ship. Turned back having lost the formation.
Sortie Report
178 12 August 1944 Target: "Landing Ground"
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: La Perthe, France
Co-pilot 43‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
Wing deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
179 13 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Road Network
Type: Transportation
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger (area), France
Co-pilot 43‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
High group deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
180 14 August 1944 Target: Echterdingen Airdrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑102933 Combat Mission Credit
Low group deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
183 24 August 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
High group deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report

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