Yeager, George Hallow, Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name Yeager, George Hallow, Jr   
Rank Corporal / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 13062756   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #72 dated 16 April 1944
Duty Tail Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 16 July 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupré, Belgium: Plot A Row 33 Grave 28
Additional Information
  • Promoted to Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #75 dated 21 April 1944.
  • Promoted to Staff Sergeant per AAF Station Special Orders #81 dated 1 May 1944.
  • Ditched and rescued 8 May 1944, MACR 4812.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 4812 (8.509 MB)
Missing Air Crew Report # 7553 (5.863 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Brown, James Wesley, JrPilotMIA
2nd Lt. Chubb, Donald VernonCo-pilotMIA
2nd Lt. Jones, Kenneth MyronNavigatorMIA
2nd Lt. Kuba, Carl WillliamBombardierTR
S/SGT. Kozar, Joseph JohnRadio Operator / GunnerMIA
S/SGT. Ingmire, Merle ErnestEngineer / Top Turret GunnerMIA
SGT. Hatton, James AugustineBall Turret GunnerMIA
CPL. Yeager, George Hallow, JrTail GunnerKIA
SGT. Reis, Donald Edward, "Sack"Flexible GunnerKIA
SGT. McClintick, Julius EugeneFlexible GunnerMIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 17 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
100 4 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97201 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron, composite high group, 94th CBW.
Sortie Report
101 7 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑37788 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
103 8 May 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Tail Gunner 42‑97081 Combat Mission Credit
Damaged by flak, ditched in the Channel. MACR 4812
Sortie Report
126 5 June 1944 Target: Field Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: La Fosse, France
Tail Gunner 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
136 15 June 1944 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: La Possonnièrre, France
Togglier 44‑6080 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
137 16 June 1944 Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Togglier 42‑97237 Combat Mission Credit
Aborted mission after taking off.
Low Group, Low Squadron Deputy. Turned back due to mechanical failure over enemy territory; bombs jettisoned.
Sortie Report
138 18 June 1944 Target: Ölwerke Julius Humbles
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Togglier 44‑6128 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
140 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury & Crépy, France
Togglier 42‑97263 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
141 20 June 1944 Target: Oil Refineries
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Harburg (Hamburg area), Germany
Togglier 42‑97263 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
142 21 June 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Togglier 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
Composite High Group.
Sortie Report
150 4 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux (Conches-en-Ouche), France
Togglier 42‑97263 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
151 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Togglier 42‑97263 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
Sortie Report
152 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Blanc Pignon Ferme, Cléty, France
Togglier 44‑6080 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑97237.
Sortie Report
154 8 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Renescure, France
Togglier 44‑6149 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
155 11 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Togglier 42‑97367 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy, lead group.
Sortie Report
157 13 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑6080 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
158 16 July 1944 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Togglier 42‑107064 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron. Disabled by flak, aircraft exploded in mid-air and crashed southwest of Munich, Germany (German Report KU 2496 is unclear on exact location). MACR 7553
Sortie Report

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