House, Rodney W

Individual Personnel Data
Name House, Rodney W   
Rank Flight Officer / Second Lieutenant
Serial Number T-156   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #70 dated 11 March 1943
Duty Co-pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 25 July 1943
There is no record of a MACR documenting this loss
Results Prisoner Of War
POW Camp: Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11
Additional Information
Commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant with ASN O-521615.
Related Documents Post Loss Document File #9
Oral History Interview
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Original 384th Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
Flt. Ofcr. Hall, Ralph JacksonPilotPOW
Flt. Ofcr. House, Rodney WCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Janson, Robert MatthewNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Palazzo, Anthony (NMI)BombardierCT
S/SGT. Davis, Smith JamesRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Cocklin, Homer JEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Valcour, Albert RolandBall Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Parrish, James StanleyTail GunnerPOW
S/SGT. McNeal, Paul ErnestFlexible GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Smiley, Reamond CookFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 7 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
1 22 June 1943 Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Co-pilot 42‑30143 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
4 28 June 1943 Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger, France
Co-pilot 42‑3230 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
5 29 June 1943 Target: duNord Aircraft Works, Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Co-pilot 42‑3231 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron Lead, Group Deputy.
Sortie Report
6 4 July 1943 Target: Gnome et Rhone Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Le Mans, France
Co-pilot 42‑3230 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
7 10 July 1943 Target: Drucat Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Abbeville, France
Co-pilot 42‑30139 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
9 24 July 1943 Target: Aluminum & Magnesium Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Herøya, Norway
Co-pilot 42‑3230 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
10 25 July 1943 Target: Blohm & Voss Aircraft Works and Shipyard
Type: Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑3122 Combat Mission Credit
Disabled by enemy action over target; details unknown; crashed in Hamburg, Germany area. No MACR
Sortie Report

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