Boles, Andrew John, Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name Boles, Andrew John, Jr   
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-797681   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #141 dated 12 November 1943, effective 12 November 1943.
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 1 December 1943
Results Prisoner Of War
POW Camp: Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12
Additional Information
  • Date of Birth: 9 March 1917
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 1334 (56.829 MB)
The Fateful Day (0.315 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Boles, Andrew John, JrPilotPOW
2nd Lt. Kass, Robert HilerCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Beinar, Theophilus EdwardNavigatorKIA
2nd Lt. Malcolm, George SawyerBombardierPOW
S/SGT. Cason, Alfred GibbsRadio Operator / GunnerTR
S/SGT. Vorisek, Donald ThomasEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Cologne, Harry FrancisBall Turret GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Faust, Glenn MillardTail GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Butman, Frank HenryFlexible GunnerKIA
SGT. Stanley, James FarrellFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
37 26 November 1943 Target: City Center
Type: Non-Military
Location: Bremen, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑29529 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
39 1 December 1943 Target: Non-Ferrous Metals Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Solingen, Germany
Co-pilot 41‑24557 Combat Mission Credit
Failed To Return
Shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed SE of Ostend, Belgium, near Snellegem.
Sortie Report

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