Gauntt, Norman Alton

Individual Personnel Data
Name Gauntt, Norman Alton   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-672793   
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 4 July 1943
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France: Plot I Row 27 Grave 10
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 3035 (2.852 MB)
Remote WebpageGrave Markers of Crewmembers Shot Down on 4 July 1943

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Original 384th Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Manning, Raymond WalterPilotCT
2nd Lt. Gauntt, Norman AltonCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Henley, R O (IO), JrNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Dillon, Warren BlodgettBombardierPOW
S/SGT. Brittain, Arthur EdwardRadio Operator / GunnerMIA
S/SGT. Goldman, Robert PhillipRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Overbaugh, Paul LonEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Quaranta, Robert JohnTail GunnerMIA
S/SGT. Avey, Howard FrancisFlexible GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Williams, Joseph P IOFlexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 1 Combat Mission.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
6 4 July 1943 Target: Gnome et Rhone Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Le Mans, France
Co-pilot 42‑3235 Combat Mission Credit
Shot down before the target was reached; crashed near Poillé-sur-Vègre about 40km WSW of Le Mans, France. MACR 3035/4495
Sortie Report

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