Rosio, Joseph (NMI)

Individual Personnel Data
Name Rosio, Joseph (NMI)   
Rank Flight Officer / Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-520047   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #70 dated 11 March 1943
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 26 June 1943
There is no record of a MACR documenting this loss
Results Evaded Capture
See Escape and Evasion Report Number 54 (5.040 MB)
Additional Information
Promoted to 2Lt with ASN O-520047.
Related Documents Escape & Evasion Report # 54 (5.040 MB)
Post Loss Document File #1 (Filesize N/A)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Original 384th Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
Flt. Ofcr. Rosio, Joseph (NMI)PilotEV
2nd Lt. Evans, George WaldoCo-pilotEV
2nd Lt. Fink, Leonard JNavigatorEV
2nd Lt. Casden, Sidney (NMI)BombardierEV
S/SGT. Brown, Lester (NMI), JrRadio Operator / GunnerEV
PVT. Masterson, Otho EdwardEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Houghton, John HenryBall Turret GunnerEV
SGT. Lewis, Lee (NMI)Tail GunnerPOW
SGT. Cucinotta, Anthony FrankFlexible GunnerEV
S/SGT. Kuberski, John HarryFlexible GunnerEV

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
1 22 June 1943 Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Pilot 42‑30040 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
2 25 June 1943 Target: Industrial Area & Submarine Pens
Type: Military
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑30030 Aborted mission after taking off.
Returned to base due to weather conditions; pilot was unable to maintain contact with the formation.
Sortie Report
3 26 June 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Pilot 42‑30058 Combat Mission Credit
Attacked by enemy aircraft; with #2 engine burning, five crewmembers bailed out; exploded in midair and crashed between Plessis-St-Benoist and Etampes, France, 30 miles south of Paris. No MACR.
Sortie Report

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