Woodstock, Joseph Steven

Individual Personnel Data
Name Woodstock, Joseph Steven   
Rank Staff Sergeant / Technical Sergeant
Serial Number 32431805   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #39 dated 30 June 1943
Duty Flexible Gunner
Last Duty Date 14 July 1943
There is no record of a MACR documenting this loss
Results Evaded Capture
See Escape and Evasion Report Number 96 (5.566 MB)
Additional Information
Promoted to Technical Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #21 dated 21 September 1943.
Related Documents Unknown MACR
E&E Report 96 (5.566 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Munday, James StanleyPilotEV
2nd Lt. Marston, Frederick TrowbridgeCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Lansford, Billy JNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Olson, Robert LBombardierPOW
T/SGT. Ruby, Edward ChesleyRadio Operator / GunnerEV
T/SGT. Miles, James EEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Johnson, Lloyd EarlBall Turret GunnerPOW
PVT. Blackwell, George FranklinTail GunnerEV
S/SGT. Green, Francis MonroeFlexible GunnerEV
S/SGT. Woodstock, Joseph StevenFlexible GunnerEV

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 1 Combat Mission.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
7 10 July 1943 Target: Drucat Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Abbeville, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑3330 Aborted mission after taking off.
Ground spare aircraft: replaced 42‑5883. Turned back because #2 engine was 'thought to be out.' Apparently the co-pilot feathered #2 after the engineer test-fired the top turret guns, thinking the engine had 'blown up.' Bomb load returned to base.
Sortie Report
8 14 July 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑3330 Combat Mission Credit
Hit by flak on bomb run, which knocked out #1 engine; after bombs away, fighters attacked, knocking out #3 and #4, #3 catching fire; crew bailed out; aircraft exploded and crashed 500 meters N of Les Essarts-le-Roi, France. No MACR.
Sortie Report

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