Sheets, Robert M

Individual Personnel Data
Name Sheets, Robert M   
Rank Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 6903658   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #56 dated 25 July 1943
Duty Flexible Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 16 August 1943
Reported missing on MACR 295 (3.015 MB)
Results Evaded Capture
See Escape and Evasion Report Number 394 (5.752 MB)
Related Documents MACR 295 (3.015 MB)
E&E Report 394 (5.752 MB)




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
1st Lt. Magowan, David, JrPilotPOW
2nd Lt. Bughman, Leonard WCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Dougherty, John (NMI)NavigatorEV
2nd Lt. Gudyka, Peter (NMI)BombardierMIA
T/SGT. Koves, Ladislaw GRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
SGT. Schroeder, Albert GEngineer / Top Turret GunnerTR
S/SGT. Coody, Matthew EBall Turret GunnerPOW
PVT. Murray, James BTail GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Sheets, Robert MFlexible GunnerEV
S/SGT. Ohe, Edward BFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 3 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
14 12 August 1943 Target: Synthetic Fuel Hydrogenation Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑3259 Combat Mission Credit
On return, landed away at Framlingham, Station 153, with one wounded.
Sortie Report
15 15 August 1943 Target: Poix-en-Picardie and Amiens-Glisy Airfields
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Poix-de-Picardie & Amiens, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑5797 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
16 16 August 1943 Target: Le Bourget Airport & Air Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑5797 Combat Mission Credit
Shot down by enemy aircraft after target; crew bailed out, then aircraft exploded and crashed near Villiers-en-Désœuvre, west of Paris, France. MACR 295
Sortie Report

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