Warren, Dexter Holt

Individual Personnel Data
Name Warren, Dexter Holt   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-812019   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #34 dated 20 February 1944
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 13 April 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Lorraine American Cemetery, Saint-Avold, France: Plot E Row 8 Grave 7
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 3874 (16.900 MB)




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Cole, Richard EugenePilotTR
1st Lt. LeTourneau, Marcel LaurentCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Warren, Dexter HoltNavigatorKIA
Flt. Ofcr. Getty, Darrell ClarkBombardierPOW
S/SGT. Romano, Vincent PeterRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Ward, Jack PEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Orean, Clinton HermanBall Turret GunnerEV
SGT. Consoli, Vincent SamuelTail GunnerPOW
SGT. Allen, John RFlexible GunnerPOW
SGT. McLain, James WFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 12 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
69 2 March 1944 Target: Alfred Teves Main Works: Aircraft Parts Plant and Machine Shop
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Navigator 42‑37776 Combat Mission Credit
Returned early from mission after taking off.
Lead group, low Squadron deputy. Turned back at 1123 hrs when a burst of flak hit #4 engine, causing the oil pressure to drop and necessitating the feathering of the engine; #1 & #3 superchargers failed, and #2 lagged excessively. Bombs jettisoned in a wooded area at 50°11'N,3°40'E (Occupied France).
Sortie Report
72 6 March 1944 Target: Erkner Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 42‑97477 Aborted mission after taking off.
Returned to base after group leader abandoned attempt to join assigned combat wing.
Sortie Report
73 8 March 1944 Target: Erkner Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 42‑31484 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
74 9 March 1944 Target: Heinkel Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑31484 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
75 16 March 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly & Repair Works
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Navigator 42‑37974 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back at 1017 hrs because he was pulling excessive power settings, losing airspeed, stalled out at 115 MPH, and was unable to maintain position in formation.
Sortie Report
79 22 March 1944 Target: Heinkel Aircraft Assembly Plant at Annahof Airfield
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑97477 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
80 23 March 1944 Target: Airdrome and Airpark
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Gütersloh, Germany
Navigator 42‑37758 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
81 24 March 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Navigator 42‑31484 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
83 27 March 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Tours & Chartres, France
Navigator 42‑31484 Combat Mission Credit
94 Group.
Sortie Report
84 28 March 1944 Target: Dijon-Longvic Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dijon, France
Navigator 42‑31484 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
85 29 March 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brunswick / Braunschweig, Germany
Navigator 42‑97477 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy.
Sortie Report
86 9 April 1944 Target: FW-190 Fighter Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Marienburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑32106 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
87 10 April 1944 Target: Evere Airfield (50°54'3"N 4°20'9"E)
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Brussels / Bruxelles, Belgium
Navigator 42‑31484 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
89 13 April 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Navigator 42‑97233 Combat Mission Credit
Shot down during fighter attacks which lasted from 1354 to 1357 hrs; crashed near Vielbrunn, Germany (27 km south of Aschaffenburg). MACR 3874
Sortie Report

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