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Walker, Jay F

Individual Personnel Data
Name Walker, Jay F
Rank Second Lieutenant / Captain
Serial Number O-770858
Unit Assignments
  • Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #208 dated 20 October 1944, effective 20 October 1944.
  • Assigned to the 384th Bombardment Group Headquarters Detachment, per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #29 dated 5 February 1945, effective 5 February 1945.
  • Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #52 dated 6 March 1945, effective 6 March 1945.
  • Assigned to a non-384th unit, per 546th Bomb Squadron Morning Report - Casual Pool, 70th Reinforcement Depot, AAF Station Chorley, effective 14 May 1945.
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 14 May 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Appointed First Lieutenant effective 12 December 1944 per 546th bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 18 December 1944.
  • Placed on Special Duty with Headquarters Detachment, 384th Bomb Group effective 6 March 1945 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #52 dated 6 March 1945.
Photos of this Veteran signing the Wing PanelWalker Signing




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Walker, Jay FPilotCT
2nd Lt. Tozer, Phillo RaymondCo-pilotCT
Flt. Ofcr. Zimmerman, John HubertNavigatorCT
CPL. Newman, Leslie Dallas, "Bus"Radio Operator / GunnerCT
CPL. Vogel, Daniel (NMI)Engineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Moody, Nolan EBall Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Tribbey, William JohnnyTail GunnerCT
CPL. Lawrence, James Herbert, JrFlexible GunnerTBD
CPL. Oliveira, Calvin GeorgeFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 30 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
217 1 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Co-pilot 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
218 2 November 1944 Target: Ruhr-Chemie A.G. Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade (Holten), Germany
Co-pilot 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
220 5 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Pilot 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
221 6 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Pilot 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
222 8 November 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant (visual aim point)
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Pilot 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
226 16 November 1944 Target: Tactical - Artillery Positions
Type: Military
Location: Eschweiler, Germany
Pilot 44‑6476 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Stratford, due to weather.
Sortie Report
227 20 November 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Pilot 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
228 23 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Pilot 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
232 29 November 1944 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Returned one bomb.
Sortie Report
235 4 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Soest, Germany
Pilot 43‑38747 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
237 9 December 1944 Target: Airfield and Daimler Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Böblingen (Stuttgart area), Germany
Pilot 44‑8007 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. Feathered #3 engine bout 3 minutes after bombs away; relinquished lead to deputy and returned to base alone.
Sortie Report
238 11 December 1944 Target: Road & Rail Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Pilot 43‑38616 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy, B Group. Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
241 19 December 1944 Target: Railway Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Glaadt, Germany
Pilot 43‑38616 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy. Landed away at RAF Fairwood Common near Swansea, Wales.
Sortie Report
242 23 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ehrang, Germany
Pilot 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Horham due to weather.
Sortie Report
243 24 December 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Kirch Göns, Germany
Pilot 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
13F Squadron. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
245 28 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brühl, Germany
Pilot 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF & Gee-H ship. Led group formation attack with all Squadrons dropping on leader, using Gee-H aiming.
Sortie Report
253 8 January 1945 Target: Railroad
Type: Transportation
Location: Kyllburg, Germany
Pilot 44‑8007 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Pilot 42‑97986 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead; PFF ship. Landed away at RAF Stradishall, Suffolk.
Sortie Report
260 23 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Commander 42‑107125 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy; Gee-H ship. Landed away at North Pickenham Airfield, AAF Station 143.
Sortie Report
264 3 February 1945 Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Commander 44‑8008 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron Lead, PFF ship. Lead Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 44‑8211. Captain Samson Fisher was a "Medical Observer."
Sortie Report
267 15 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Commander 44‑8541 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Bassingbourn Airfield, AAF Station 121.
Sortie Report
279 2 March 1945 Target: Low Temperature Carbonization Plant and Refinery of Deutsche Petroleum A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Rositz, Germany
Commander 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
281 4 March 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Commander 44‑8668 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
288 14 March 1945 Target: Railroad Bridge, Weser River
Type: Transportation
Location: Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Commander 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
294 22 March 1945 Target: German Hutted Camps (Barracks) at 51°36'N,7°06'E
Type: Military
Location: Westerholt, Germany
Commander 42‑97592 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H 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
Co-pilot 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
This aircraft replaced 42‑98027. 'Cowboy-Scouter' mission.
Sortie Report
302 3 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Kiel, Germany
Commander 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
303 4 April 1945 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fassberg, Germany
Commander 44‑8580 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
306 7 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Plant
Type: Military
Location: Hitzacker, Germany
Commander 44‑8649 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
310 14 April 1945 Target: Gun Battery
Type: Military
Location: Royan (Bordeaux), France
Commander 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
Lt. Walker, Low Squadron Lead
Sortie Report

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