Silverman, Murray Carlton

Individual Personnel Data
Name Silverman, Murray Carlton   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-2071486   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #258 dated 28 December 1944
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 20 January 1945
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England: Plot D Row 1 Grave 78
Related Documents Accident Report # 45-01-20-527 (5.643 MB)

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Brown, Willard A, JrPilotTR
2nd Lt. Gray, Harold ReginaldCo-pilotFCMEW
2nd Lt. Silverman, Murray CarltonNavigatorKIA
CPL. Minter, Louis ARadio Operator / GunnerCT
CPL. DeMattei, Laurence CharlesEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Volpe, Roland (NMI)Ball Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Pacocha, Edward JSpot JammerCT
CPL. Meyette, Raymond PerleyTail GunnerCT
CPL. Myers, Ben R, JrFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 1 Combat Mission.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Navigator 43‑38542 Combat Mission Credit
Crash landed near Molesworth Airfield, AAF Station 107 due to weather and engine failures; 2 crew killed, 7 seriously injured.
Sortie Report

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