Shattuck, Jack Dale

Individual Personnel Data
Name Shattuck, Jack Dale   
Rank Technical Sergeant / Captain
Serial Number 10601361   
Unit Assignments
  • Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #121 dated 18 October 1943
  • Assigned to a non-384th related unit, per 546th Bomb Squadron Morning Report - Casual Pool, 70th Reinforcement Depot, AAF Station Stone, effective 20 May 1945.
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 20 May 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Shattuck apparently trained as a navigator and flew with the RCAF, before transferring to the USAAF, initially retaining his equivalent RCAF enlisted rank.
  • From 3 November 1943 to 24 March 1944, he flew 26 missions, constituting a full combat tour, as a T/SGT Navigator.
  • 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.
  • He remained with the 546th BS, finally being appointed a Flight Officer, serial number T-223156, on 25 May 1944 (546th Bomb Squadron history).
  • He resumed flying combat missions on 3 September 1944, and from this mission on flew only with lead crews.
  • Appointed 2nd Lieutenant on Special Orders #257 dated 26 December 1944.
  • Appointed 1st Lieutenant on 14 January 1945 (546th Bomb Squadron history).
    Appointed Captain effective 4 May 1945 per 546th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 10 May 1945.
Related Documents Accident Report # 45-03-16-523 (3.493 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Jeter, Sydney Ryland, JrPilotKIA
2nd Lt. Schutz, George Frederick, JrCo-pilotKIA
T/SGT. Shattuck, Jack DaleNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Swanson, Kenneth JohnBombardierCT
T/SGT. Dupuis, George EdwardRadio Operator / GunnerKIA
T/SGT. MacDonald, Donald Van BuskirkEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Lisch, John Robert, "Bob"Ball Turret GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Scheffer, Edgar A (IO)Tail GunnerKIA
T/SGT. Madl, Ferdinand JacobFlexible GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Persoskie, Metro (NMI)Flexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 46 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
34 3 November 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Wilhelmshafen, Germany
Navigator 42‑29651 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
35 5 November 1943 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 41‑24575 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
38 29 November 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Navigator 42‑29636 Combat Mission Credit
Flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
39 1 December 1943 Target: Non-Ferrous Metals Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Solingen, Germany
Navigator 42‑37848 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Waterbeach, Cambs.
Sortie Report
40 5 December 1943 Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Saint-Jean-d'Angély, France
Navigator 42‑37776 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
41 11 December 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
Navigator 42‑5838 Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37848. Because of the delay in changing ships, unable to locate formation.
Sortie Report
42 13 December 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Navigator 41‑24525 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group.
Sortie Report
43 16 December 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Navigator 42‑3429 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
46 24 December 1943 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Croisette, France
Navigator 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
Navigator 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
Navigator 42‑31235 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy.
Sortie Report
54 21 January 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Preuseville, France
Navigator 42‑37848 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group Lead.
Sortie Report
60 6 February 1944 Target: Nancy/Essey Aerodrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Navigator 42‑31375 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, low group.
Sortie Report
62 11 February 1944 Target: Propeller Factory (Foundry)
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Navigator 42‑31495 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
63 20 February 1944 Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig & Bernburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑37789 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group. Landed away at RAF Bourn, Cambridgeshire, on return due to low fuel.
Sortie Report
64 21 February 1944 Target: Fighter Field & Aircraft Storage Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Werl, Germany
Navigator 42‑30026 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
65 22 February 1944 Target: Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt & Aschersleben, Germany
Navigator 42‑29828 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
66 24 February 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Navigator 42‑31058 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron, low group.
Sortie Report
67 25 February 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly & Ball Bearings Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Augsburg & Stuttgart, Germany
Navigator 42‑30026 41A Group. Ran off the perimeter track and delayed aircraft waiting to take off: was pulled out, but developed an oxygen leak in the waist and did not take off.
Sortie Report
68 28 February 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Preuseville, France
Navigator 42‑39991 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
69 2 March 1944 Target: Alfred Teves Main Works: Aircraft Parts Plant and Machine Shop
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Navigator 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group, high Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
70 3 March 1944 Target: Roller-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 42‑31222 Combat Mission Credit
Forced to land immediately after takeoff because aircraft was losing fuel through a loose gas cap. After the problem was corrected on the ground, took off again and joined formation for mission.
Sortie Report
72 6 March 1944 Target: Erkner Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 42‑38014 Aborted mission after taking off.
High Squadron lead, high group, 40th Composite Combat Bomb Wing. Returned to base after group leader abandoned attempt to join assigned combat wing.
Sortie Report
73 8 March 1944 Target: Erkner Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
74 9 March 1944 Target: Heinkel Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑31740 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
77 19 March 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-2 Storage and Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Wizernes, France
Navigator 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
78 20 March 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Navigator 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
80 23 March 1944 Target: Airdrome and Airpark
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Gütersloh, Germany
Navigator 42‑31211 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
81 24 March 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Navigator 42‑31740 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
187 3 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Navigator 44‑8008 Combat Mission Credit
PFF ship. High Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
188 5 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Navigator 44‑8007 Combat Mission Credit
PFF ship. Wing lead.
Sortie Report
194 13 September 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑97986 Combat Mission Credit
41st A Combat Wing lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
198 25 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Navigator 44‑8047 Combat Mission Credit
B Wing lead. PFF & Gee-H ship, both of which failed prior to target, necessitating having the deputy lead the bomb run.
Sortie Report
201 28 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Magdeburg, Germany
Navigator 44‑8007 Combat Mission Credit
Wing lead. PFF ship. Landed away in Brussels due to flak damage.
Sortie Report
205 5 October 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Navigator 43‑38016 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
215 25 October 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 44‑8008 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF ship. Resumed lead on bomb run after deputy's Gee-H equipment failed. Led Squadron to attack secondary target using PFF.
Sortie Report
221 6 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Navigator 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
231 27 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Offenburg, Germany
Navigator 44‑8007 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead; PFF and Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
237 9 December 1944 Target: Airfield and Daimler Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Böblingen (Stuttgart area), Germany
Navigator 44‑8007 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. Feathered #3 engine bout 3 minutes after bombs away; relinquished lead to deputy and returned to base alone.
Sortie Report
245 28 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brühl, Germany
Navigator 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF & Gee-H ship. Led group formation attack with all Squadrons dropping on leader, using Gee-H aiming.
Sortie Report
253 8 January 1945 Target: Railroad
Type: Transportation
Location: Kyllburg, Germany
Navigator 44‑8007 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
263 1 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Navigator 42‑98027 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead; PFF and Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
272 23 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Plauen, Germany
Navigator 44‑8649 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead; PFF ship. Landed away at Glatton Airfield, AAF Station 130.
Sortie Report
276 27 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Wahren (Leipzig area), Germany
Navigator 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
281 4 March 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Navigator 44‑8541 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead; PFF and Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
-- 16 March 1945 Location: Navigator 42‑37822 Right main landing gear collapsed after a hard landing at RAF Ringway. There were no injuries to personnel.
Sortie Report
291 18 March 1945 Target: Schlesischer Railway Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 44‑8649 Combat Mission Credit
Division lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
293 20 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Werft Submarine Shipyard
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Navigator 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
312 16 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Regensburg, Germany
Navigator 44‑8649 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
315 20 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Seddin, Germany
Navigator 44‑8541 Combat Mission Credit
Group Lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report

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