Valcour, Albert Roland

Individual Personnel Data
Name Valcour, Albert Roland   
Rank Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 31201024   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #70 dated 11 March 1943, effective 11 March 1943.
Duty Ball Turret Gunner
MOS757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
Last Duty Date 25 July 1943
Results Prisoner Of War
POW Camp: Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf Near Krems Austria 48-15
Additional Information
Ordered to attend Gunnery School at Snettisham, Norfolk, for approximately 10 days beginning on or about 30 May 1943, on SO #21 dated 30 May 1943. Students are required to bring .50 cal. Ammunition, gas mask, steel helmet, mess equipment, blankets, clothing for ten days, and draw 'PX rations' in advance.
Related Documents Post Loss Document File #9
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Original 384th Combat Crew
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 5 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
1 22 June 1943 Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Ball Turret 42‑30143 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
6 4 July 1943 Target: Gnome et Rhone Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Le Mans, France
Ball Turret 42‑3230 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
7 10 July 1943 Target: Drucat Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Abbeville, France
Ball Turret 42‑30139 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
9 24 July 1943 Target: Aluminum & Magnesium Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Herøya, Norway
Ball Turret 42‑3230 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
10 25 July 1943 Target: Blohm & Voss Aircraft Works and Shipyard
Type: Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑3122 Combat Mission Credit
Failed To Return
Disabled by enemy action over target; details unknown; crashed in Hamburg, Germany area. No MACR
Sortie Report

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