Walker, Ferris John

Individual Personnel Data
Name Walker, Ferris John   
Rank Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 36030301   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #190 dated 26 September 1944
Duty Tail Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 17 February 1945
Results Transferred
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Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. DeFrancesco, John JosephPilotPOW
2nd Lt. Simmons, Robert EdwinCo-pilotPOW
Flt. Ofcr. Calnitz, JeromeNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Brown, William CBombardierCT
T/SGT. Bias, Ira J, JrRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
T/SGT. Howell, Evan LawrenceEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
S/SGT. Doleshal, Charles JBall Turret GunnerPOW
T/SGT. Hastings, Harmon CTail GunnerMIA
S/SGT. Walker, Ferris JohnTail GunnerTR
S/SGT. Williams, John AllenFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 8 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
208 9 October 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Tail Gunner 44‑6512 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
209 11 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Tail Gunner 43‑38062 Combat Mission Credit
Third squadron.
Sortie Report
210 14 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑98000 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
211 15 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
212 17 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
213 18 October 1944 Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
215 25 October 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Fourth squadron.
Sortie Report
217 1 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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