Vallo, Lawrence Jonathan

Individual Personnel Data
Name Vallo, Lawrence Jonathan   
Rank Staff Sergeant / Technical Sergeant
Serial Number 39038099   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF station 106 Special Orders #104 dated 4 June 1944, effective 4 June 1944.
Duty Radio Operator / Gunner
MOS757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
Last Duty Date 15 October 1944
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Lawrence Vallo's middle name is listed as either Jonathan or Jack on various official documents. His grave marker lists him as Lawrence Jonathan Vallo.
  • Promoted to Technical Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #165 dated 17 August 1944.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Norton, Paul EPilotCT
2nd Lt. Barnes, Robert CCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Lezenby, John WNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Green, Hugh JosephBombardierCT
S/SGT. Vallo, Lawrence JonathanRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Guinn, Carl BennettEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Noble, Lester LBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Bregant, John JTail GunnerCT
SGT. Bigley, Clarence Charles, JrFlexible GunnerCT
SGT. Everitt, Thomas BFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 34 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
136 15 June 1944 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: La Possonnièrre, France
Radio Operator 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
High Group, High Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
137 16 June 1944 Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Radio Operator 42‑97263 Aborted mission after taking off.
High Group. Turned back over England with a mechanical failure.
Sortie Report
138 18 June 1944 Target: Ölwerke Julius Humbles
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑107221 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
139 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury & Crépy, France
Radio Operator 42‑37982 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
140 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury & Crépy, France
Radio Operator 42‑102959 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
141 20 June 1944 Target: Oil Refineries
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Harburg (Hamburg area), Germany
Radio Operator 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
142 21 June 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group.
Sortie Report
144 22 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lille (Fives district), France
Radio Operator 42‑37982 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
145 24 June 1944 Target: German Vacuum Oil Company
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Oslebshausen (Bremen area), Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102617 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
146 25 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge & Embankment
Type: Transportation
Location: Sens, France
Radio Operator 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy, high group, 41st A wing.
Sortie Report
149 30 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Montdidier, France
Radio Operator 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy, high group.
Sortie Report
151 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Radio Operator 42‑102617 Aborted mission after taking off.
Lead group. Turned back; crew member became ill.
Sortie Report
153 7 July 1944 Target: Me-109 Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑37717 Aborted mission after taking off.
High group flying spare, 41st B wing. Lost group in heavy clouds; returned to base.
Sortie Report
154 8 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Renescure, France
Radio Operator 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
155 11 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
159 17 July 1944 Target: Beautor Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Beautor, France
Radio Operator 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
Sortie Report
160 18 July 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde & Zinnowitz, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑37982 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
161 19 July 1944 Target: Hydrogen Peroxide Plant
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Höllriegelskreuth District, Pullach, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
162 20 July 1944 Target: Aircraft Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
163 21 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
164 24 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: La Chapelle en Juger & Hébécrevon, France
Radio Operator 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Lead 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
Radio Operator 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
High Group.
Sortie Report
167 29 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
High section deputy, low group, 41st B wing. Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑97282.
Sortie Report
168 31 July 1944 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
169 1 August 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Chartres, France
Radio Operator 43‑38016 Combat Mission Credit
High Group.
Sortie Report
170 3 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, Flers, Fiefs, France
Radio Operator 42‑102959 Combat Mission Credit
J Group Hot Camera Ship.
Sortie Report
171 4 August 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102959 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
173 5 August 1944 Target: Luftwaffe Controlling Station
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Langenhagen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
183 24 August 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
187 3 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
191 10 September 1944 Target: BMW Motor Component Parts Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Sindelfingen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑37822. Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
195 17 September 1944 Target: Tank and Gun Concentrations, Tactical
Type: Military
Location: Eindhoven & 's‑Hertogenbosch (den Bosch), The Netherlands
Radio Operator 42‑37982 Combat Mission Credit
F Squadron.
Sortie Report
197 21 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mainz, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
198 25 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
C wing, lead group.
Sortie Report
204 3 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
205 5 October 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
206 6 October 1944 Target: M/T Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Stettin / Szczecin, Poland
Radio Operator 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
D group.
Sortie Report

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