Sorbo, Peter Paul

Individual Personnel Data
Name Sorbo, Peter Paul   
Rank Private First Class / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 31281461   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #28, effective 10 June 1943.
Duty Flexible Gunner
Last Duty Date 12 August 1943
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut
Additional Information
  • Promoted from Private First Class to Sergeant effective 15 June 1943per 545th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 18 June 1943.
  • Promoted to Staff Sergeant on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #49 dated 15 July 1943.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 288 (26.475 MB)

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 1 Combat Mission.
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 42‑5806 Combat Mission Credit
Hit by flak on the way to the target, then attacked by fighters. Some of crew bailed out before aircraft exploded. Crashed near Volmershofen/Heidgen (5 miles SW of Bonn), Germany. MACR 288
Sortie Report

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