Wick, Harvey Arthur

Individual Personnel Data
Name Wick, Harvey Arthur   
Rank Technical Sergeant
Serial Number 13059056   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #136 dated 5 November 1943
Duty Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
MOS748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last Duty Date 13 November 1943
Results Killed In Flying Accident
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England: Plot E Row 3 Grave 11
Additional Information
Killed in flying accident that occurred while maneuvering after takeoff for a mission that was subsequently recalled. The aircraft caught fire, went into a spin, broke in half, and exploded.
Related Documents Accident Report # 43-11-13-500 (1.356 MB)
A Tribute to Harvey Arthur Wick (9.481 MB)




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Connell, Ralph Jackson, JrPilotKIFA
2nd Lt. Sharff, Sampson (NMI)Co-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Angthius, Lawrence HaroldNavigatorKIFA
2nd Lt. Gober, Claude IsomBombardierKIFA
T/SGT. Purdy, Alan BradfordRadio Operator / GunnerCT
T/SGT. Wick, Harvey ArthurEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIFA
S/SGT. Calder, Ellsworth FranklinBall Turret GunnerKIFA
S/SGT. Barr, Kenneth DuaneTail GunnerKIFA
S/SGT. Bryant, Robert ClintonFlexible GunnerKIFA
S/SGT. McCulley, William Homer, JrFlexible GunnerKIFA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 0 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
-- 13 November 1943 Location: Engineer/Top Turret 41‑24575 Crashed as the result of a flying accident that occurred while maneuvering after takeoff for a mission that was subsequently recalled. The aircraft caught fire, went into a spin, broke in half, and exploded.
Sortie Report

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