2021 REUNION
OGDEN, UTAH
6-10 OCTOBER 2021

Vickroy, Ralph L

Individual Personnel Data
Name Vickroy, Ralph L
Rank Corporal / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 15080723
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 Radio Operator / Gunner
MOS757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
Last Duty Date TBD
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Promoted to Sergeant effective 12 January 1945 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #10 dated 12 January 1945.
  • Promoted to Staff Sergeant effective 27 February 1945 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #47 dated 27 February 1945.




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 21 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
254 10 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bonn, Germany
Radio Operator 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
Radio Operator 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
256 17 January 1945 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: Bielefeld, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Newmarket, Suffolk.
Sortie Report
258 21 January 1945 Target: Marshalling Yard
Type: Transportation
Location: Aschaffenburg, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑38208 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
259 22 January 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
260 23 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Radio Operator 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
Radio Operator 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Manston, Kent, due to severe flak damage.
Sortie Report
266 14 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑98027 Combat Mission Credit
Wing lead; PFF and Gee-H ship. Landed on Continent for fuel before returning to base.
Sortie Report
275 26 February 1945 Target: Schlesicher Railroad Station (Bahnhof)
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8541 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
281 4 March 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8541 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead; PFF and Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
289 15 March 1945 Target: Army HQ
Type: Military
Location: Zossen, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8649 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF and Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
291 18 March 1945 Target: Schlesischer Railway Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8649 Combat Mission Credit
Division lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
293 20 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Werft Submarine Shipyard
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead. PFF ship.
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
Radio Operator 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
This aircraft replaced 42‑98027. 'Cowboy-Scouter' mission.
Sortie Report
304 5 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
305 6 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (Visual Primary)
Type: Transportation
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8789 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
308 10 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot Workshop Area
Type: Military
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
Returned one bomb to base.
Sortie Report
312 16 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Regensburg, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8649 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
314 19 April 1945 Target: Railroad Station & Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Elsterwerda, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
315 20 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Seddin, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑8541 Combat Mission Credit
Group Lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report

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