White, Dana Cales

Individual Personnel Data
Name White, Dana Cales   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-813094   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #39 dated 27 February 1944
Duty Co-pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 13 April 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery, Princeton, West Virginia
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 3872 (36.923 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. McKinney, Jack NormanPilotPOW
2nd Lt. White, Dana CalesCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Fitzsimmons, Willis RayNavigatorKIA
S/SGT. Coffman, Beryl (NMI)Radio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Patterson, Robert AEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Foster, Rayford LeoBall Turret GunnerTBD
SGT. Davis, Hubert MilesTail GunnerPOW
SGT. Friess, Earl HFlexible GunnerPOW
SGT. Dunn, Lawrence WarrenFlexible GunnerTBD

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 3 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
80 23 March 1944 Target: Airdrome and Airpark
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Gütersloh, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑38208 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
88 11 April 1944 Target: FW Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Sorau, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97231 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
89 13 April 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97231 Combat Mission Credit
Shot down by Me-109s near Coblenz at 1320 hrs; crashed near Reichenbach, Odenwald, Germany. MACR 3872
Sortie Report

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