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Bredacs, Alexander Joseph, Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name Bredacs, Alexander Joseph, "Alex", Jr   
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-795190   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #32 dated 1 February 1943, effective 1 February 1943.
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 22 June 1943
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 14667 (4.152 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Original 384th Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Disney, Frederick GuilsomePilotPOW
2nd Lt. DiThomas, Daniel RaymondCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Bredacs, Alexander Joseph, Jr, "Alex"NavigatorKIA
2nd Lt. Nelson, Bernarr HoughtonBombardierMIA
S/SGT. Galloway, Maryville RayRadio Operator / GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Hammond, Harold FranklinEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
PVT. Linehan, Robert Earl, JrBall Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Kilb, Joseph JamesTail GunnerPOW
CPL. Lunkenheimer, Edward LeoFlexible GunnerTR
PVT. Knutson, James LeonardFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 1 Combat Mission.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
1 22 June 1943 Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Navigator 42‑5853 Combat Mission Credit
Damaged by enemy aircraft; ditched in English Channel.
Sortie Report

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