Sweeney, Ned Hardy

Individual Personnel Data
Name Sweeney, Ned Hardy   
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-1303225   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #75 dated 21 April 1944, effective 12 April 1944.
Duty Co-pilot / Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 29 July 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Texas
Additional Information
Assignment orders of 21 April 1944 amended to read Effective Date 12 April 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #94 dated 20 May 1944.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 7818 (61.925 MB)




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Hickey, Jack FranklinPilotPOW
2nd Lt. Sweeney, Ned HardyCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Hepp, Eugene FrancisNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Merkley, Ronald CharlesBombardierPOW
S/SGT. Hardman, John BethanyRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Stevens, Howard OrvilleEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Allen, John Samuel, JrBall Turret GunnerTR
SGT. Cook, Herbert ArnoTail GunnerPOW
SGT. Fitch, John GilmoreFlexible GunnerKIA
CPL. Fugate, Roger (NMI)Flexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 32 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
101 7 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97201 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
103 8 May 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
105 11 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Saarbrücken and Ehrang, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
106 12 May 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy, low group.
Sortie Report
114 24 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Military Installations
Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97204 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group.
Sortie Report
115 25 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Sarreguemines and Blainville-sur-l'Eau, France
Co-pilot 42‑3441 Flying spare aircraft: returned to base after taking off.
41B Group.
Sortie Report
116 27 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97201 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
117 28 May 1944 Target: Junkers Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑38208 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
120 30 May 1944 Target: Airfield: Hangars and Repair Sheds
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt, Germany
Co-pilot 44‑6080 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
122 2 June 1944 Target: Gun Battery with six 155mm guns, Tactical Support
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (5 miles S of Boulogne), France
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
124 3 June 1944 Target: Coastal Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Le Touquet, France
Co-pilot 44‑6080 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
125 4 June 1944 Target: Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (Boulogne area), France
Co-pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
126 5 June 1944 Target: Field Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: La Fosse, France
Co-pilot 42‑3441 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
132 10 June 1944 Target: Chateau Bougon Airfield (41A) & Vannes Airfield (41B)
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nantes & Vannes, France
Co-pilot 42‑97204 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
133 12 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge 48°29'N,2°0'W
Type: Transportation
Location: La Vicomté-sur-Rance, France
Tail Gunner 42‑102449 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group, Wing Lead. Col. William L Travis aboard as Combat Wing Air Commander.
Sortie Report
136 15 June 1944 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: La Possonnièrre, France
Co-pilot 42‑107064 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
137 16 June 1944 Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Co-pilot 42‑97237 Combat Mission Credit
Aborted mission after taking off.
Low Group, Low Squadron Deputy. Turned back due to mechanical failure over enemy territory; bombs jettisoned.
Sortie Report
141 20 June 1944 Target: Oil Refineries
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Harburg (Hamburg area), Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97263 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
142 21 June 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
Composite High Group.
Sortie Report
146 25 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge & Embankment
Type: Transportation
Location: Sens, France
Observer 42‑38208 Combat Mission Credit
41st A wing lead.
Sortie Report
147 27 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Storage Depot)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Saint-Martin-L'Hortier, France
Co-pilot 44‑6080 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy, 41st B section.
Sortie Report
150 4 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux (Conches-en-Ouche), France
Pilot 42‑107064 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
152 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Blanc Pignon Ferme, Cléty, France
Pilot 44‑6105 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
153 7 July 1944 Target: Me-109 Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Pilot 42‑97367 Combat Mission Credit
High group, 41st A wing.
Sortie Report
154 8 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Renescure, France
Pilot 42‑97449 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy, lead group.
Sortie Report
155 11 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Pilot 42‑97367 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy, lead group.
Sortie Report
156 12 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Pilot 42‑97237 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
157 13 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Pilot 42‑97263 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group, High Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
162 20 July 1944 Target: Aircraft Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Co-pilot 44‑6149 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
164 24 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: La Chapelle en Juger & Hébécrevon, France
Pilot 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Low group deputy, high group.
Sortie Report
165 25 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: Montreuil-sur-Lozon, Le Châtel,
& La Chapelle en Juger, France
Pilot 42‑31222 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group, High Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
166 28 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Pilot 44‑6080 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
167 29 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Pilot 43‑37870 Combat Mission Credit
High group deputy, 41st B wing. After bombs away, was heard calling for fighter support although not observed leaving formation; crashed near Bad Bibra, Germany. MACR 7818
Sortie Report

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