Waller, William Theodore

Individual Personnel Data
Name Waller, William Theodore   
Rank Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 14074156   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #70 dated 11 March 1943
Duty Flexible Gunner
MOS748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last Duty Date 25 June 1943
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Oakwood Cemetery, Statesville, North Carolina
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 16378 (0.477 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Original 384th Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Riches, George WilliamPilotKIA
Flt. Ofcr. Waugh, Colby ACo-pilotTR
2nd Lt. Irwin, Donald JesseNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Boomhower, William (NMI)BombardierPOW
S/SGT. Penney, Freeman SethRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Anderson, Bernard HermanEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Smith, Guy EdwinBall Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Lavoie, Ralph EdmundTail GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Martin, Stanley ScoffieldTail GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Waller, William TheodoreFlexible GunnerKIA

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
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑5849 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
2 25 June 1943 Target: Industrial Area & Submarine Pens
Type: Military
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑30143 Combat Mission Credit
Damaged by flak, crashed near Oldenburg, Germany. MACR 16378. 1Lt. George Riches posthumously awarded Silver Star (Owens p. 200)
Sortie Report

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