2021 REUNION
OGDEN, UTAH
6-10 OCTOBER 2021

Thomas, Daniel G

Individual Personnel Data
Name Thomas, Daniel G
Rank Flight Officer / Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-2015384
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #254 dated 23 December 1944, effective 23 December 1944.
Duty Co-pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date TBD
Results TBD
Additional Information
  • Ordered to the Palace Hotel, Southport, AAF Station 524 (a Flak house) on 3 April 1945 for seven days temporary duty per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #71 dated 2 April 1945.
  • Commissioned Second Lieutenant, AUS effective 27 April 1945 per 546th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 6 May 1945.
  • Granted a seven (7) day leave of absence on or about 19 November 1945 to visit the Martinez Hotel, Cannes, France on AAF Station 195 Special Orders #88 dated 117 November 1945.
Related Documents Accident Report # 45-03-16-523 (3.493 MB)




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. McKay, William Monroe, JrPilotTBD
Flt. Ofcr. Thomas, Daniel GCo-pilotTBD
2nd Lt. Miller, John CNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Anderson, Olan EarlBombardierWIA
CPL. Vickroy, Ralph LRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Roupe, Harry LeroyEngineer / Top Turret GunnerTBD
CPL. Tidwell, Eldes DeeBall Turret GunnerTBD
CPL. Simpson, Billy JTail GunnerTBD
SGT. Scimeca, Frank JohnFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 16 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
254 10 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bonn, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
255 15 January 1945 Target: Neuburg Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neuburg an der Donau, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
256 17 January 1945 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: Bielefeld, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Newmarket, Suffolk.
Sortie Report
259 22 January 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
260 23 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at North Pickenham Airfield, AAF Station 143.
Sortie Report
261 28 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Manston, Kent, due to severe flak damage.
Sortie Report
269 20 February 1945 Target: Main Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
271 22 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ülzen, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
273 24 February 1945 Target: Submarine Construction Shipyard
Type: Shipyards
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Co-pilot 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
Returned early from mission after taking off.
Turned back because #2 engine failed. Attacked target of opportunity (TOO) at 53°40'N,07°55'E, near Quakenbrück, Germany.
Sortie Report
274 25 February 1945 Target: Tank & Submarine Engine Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑39131 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
279 2 March 1945 Target: Low Temperature Carbonization Plant and Refinery of Deutsche Petroleum A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Rositz, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
280 3 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
-- 16 March 1945 Location: Co-pilot 42‑37822 Right main landing gear collapsed after a hard landing at RAF Ringway. There were no injuries to personnel.
Sortie Report
300 30 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Schiff- u. Maschinenbau A.G. (DESCHIMAG)
Submarine and Warship Yard
Machine Shop
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Bremen, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑39203 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
302 3 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Kiel, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
316 25 April 1945 Target: Skoda Armament Works
Type: Industry
Location: Pilsen / Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Co-pilot 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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