Wilde, Albert George

Individual Personnel Data
Name Wilde, Albert George   
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 35874328   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 special Orders #134 dated 11 July 1944
Duty Ball Turret Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 30 November 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England: Plot D Row 3 Grave 48




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Mueller, Franklyn WilburPilotKIA
2nd Lt. Gallenkamp, Thomas EdwardCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Konopatzki, Robert WallaceNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Hogan, David Hiram, JrBombardierCT
CPL. Bombino, JosephRadio Operator / GunnerTR
SGT. Poulton, Robert HarryEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Wilde, Albert GeorgeBall Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Sloulin, Lawrence GilbertTail GunnerTR
CPL. Simmons, Thomas HowardFlexible GunnerCT
CPL. Payne, Omar EstonFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 29 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
165 25 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: Montreuil-sur-Lozon, Le Châtel,
& La Chapelle en Juger, France
Ball Turret 44‑6294 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group Hot Camera Ship.
Sortie Report
169 1 August 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Chartres, France
Tail Gunner 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
173 5 August 1944 Target: Luftwaffe Controlling Station
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Langenhagen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑6135 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
181 16 August 1944 Target: Delitzsch Air Field and Air Equipment Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Delitzsch, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑6109 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, low group.
Sortie Report
185 26 August 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑38016 Combat Mission Credit
High group deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
186 30 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crepieul, France
Tail Gunner 43‑37971 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship. Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
188 5 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Tail Gunner 43‑37971 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 44‑6294. Hot camera ship. High group deputy.
Sortie Report
191 10 September 1944 Target: BMW Motor Component Parts Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Sindelfingen, Germany
Tail Gunner 44‑8047 Combat Mission Credit
PFF ship; wing deputy.
Sortie Report
192 11 September 1944 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf & Merseburg, Germany
Tail Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group, Group Deputy. Hot Camera ship.
Sortie Report
193 12 September 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Brüx, Czechoslovakia
Tail Gunner 44‑6294 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
197 21 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mainz, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97986 Combat Mission Credit
Wing deputy. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
198 25 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97521 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
199 26 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Tail Gunner 43‑37971 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
205 5 October 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Tail Gunner 44‑6294 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
208 9 October 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97592 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
209 11 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑107125 Combat Mission Credit
Second Squadron deputy. Gee-H and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
212 17 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑98027 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
215 25 October 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Tail Gunner 44‑8409 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
216 30 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Tail Gunner 43‑38673 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
217 1 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
218 2 November 1944 Target: Ruhr-Chemie A.G. Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade (Holten), Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
220 5 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Tail Gunner 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
221 6 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
222 8 November 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant (visual aim point)
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
223 9 November 1944 Target: Ground Installations
Type: Military
Location: Ouvrages de Sorbey (Metz), France
Tail Gunner 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
224 10 November 1944 Target: Ostheim Airfield & Butzweilerhof Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Tail Gunner 43‑38721 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group, Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
228 23 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
229 25 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Aldermaston, due to weather.
Sortie Report
233 30 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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