Hausenfluck, Jesse Dee, Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name Hausenfluck, Jesse Dee, Jr   
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-665305   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #32 dated 1 February 1943
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 17 August 1943
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Lorraine American Cemetery, Saint-Avold, France: Plot K Row 23 Grave 25
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 296 (5.054 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Original 384th Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Hausenfluck, Jesse Dee, JrPilotKIA
2nd Lt. MacKenzie, Donald BCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Everson, Charles WNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Kennedy, Robert JBombardierPOW
SGT. Bucheri, SebastianRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
PVT. Kilcourse, John TEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Taylor, Everett AEngineer / Top Turret GunnerTR
SGT. Traylor, James ABall Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Gregori, Raymond PatrickTail GunnerWIA
S/SGT. Kelley, John RFlexible GunnerPOW


Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 11 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 42‑29956 Ground Spare aircraft and Crew; did not take off; remainder of crew not identified in mission documentsA
Sortie Report
2 25 June 1943 Target: Industrial Area & Submarine Pens
Type: Military
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑30139 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 42‑30142 Aborted mission after taking off.
High Squadron Deputy. Turned back with number 1 engine running very rough, with insufficient supercharger boost.
Sortie Report
4 28 June 1943 Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger, France
Pilot 42‑29956 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
5 29 June 1943 Target: duNord Aircraft Works, Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Pilot 42‑29956 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron #2 (customary position for Deputy, but not so designated on formation chart).
Sortie Report
6 4 July 1943 Target: Gnome et Rhone Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Le Mans, France
Pilot 42‑29956 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
8 14 July 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Pilot 42‑29956 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back at Splasher 10 at 0711 hrs when #3 prop governor broke and prop ran away.
Sortie Report
9 24 July 1943 Target: Aluminum & Magnesium Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Herøya, Norway
Pilot 42‑29956 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
11 28 July 1943 Target: Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑30142 Combat Mission Credit
Aborted mission after taking off.
Wing lead. Turned back with #2 engine out. Bombed unidentified location on island of Terschelling, The Netherlands.
Sortie Report
12 29 July 1943 Target: Naval Base
Type: Military
Location: Kiel, Germany
Pilot 42‑29956 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
13 30 July 1943 Target: Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Pilot 42‑29956 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
14 12 August 1943 Target: Synthetic Fuel Hydrogenation Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Pilot 42‑30142 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
15 15 August 1943 Target: Poix-en-Picardie and Amiens-Glisy Airfields
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Poix-de-Picardie & Amiens, France
Pilot 42‑29956 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
16 16 August 1943 Target: Le Bourget Airport & Air Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Pilot 42‑29956 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
17 17 August 1943 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Pilot 42‑29956 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy. Shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed in the vicinity of St. Goarshausen, Germany. MACR 296
Sortie Report

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