Warrilow, David Paul

Individual Personnel Data
Name Warrilow, David Paul
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-736919
Unit Assignments
  • Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #70 dated 11 March 1943
  • Assigned to a non-384th related unit, per 545th Bomb Squadron Morning Report - 482nd Bomb Group, effective 10 October 1943.
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 10 October 1943
Results Transferred
Related Documents Accident Report # 43-04-25-5 (7.614 MB)
Lead Crew, 16 September 1943 (Legacy)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Original 384th Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
Flt. Ofcr. Lecates, Robert LesliePilotCT
2nd Lt. Esty, Harvey CharlesCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Warrilow, David PaulNavigatorTR
2nd Lt. Farwell, Francis RaymondBombardierTR
S/SGT. Jumper, George WilliamRadio Operator / GunnerTR
S/SGT. Ausmus, Leon FarrellEngineer / Top Turret GunnerTR
S/SGT. Billingsley, James RBall Turret GunnerTR
S/SGT. Bowen, Frank HowardFlexible GunnerTR
S/SGT. Lemmerman, Henry GeorgeFlexible GunnerTR
S/SGT. Daudelin, Eldore LeoFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 16 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
-- 25 April 1943 Location: Navigator 42‑30074 Non-combat sortie, ferrying aircraft from Salinas, CA to Sioux City, IA. Landing gear would not extend: pilot made a wheels-up landing.
Sortie Report
1 22 June 1943 Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Navigator 42‑3218 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
3 26 June 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Navigator 42‑3218 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
4 28 June 1943 Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger, France
Navigator 42‑3218 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
5 29 June 1943 Target: duNord Aircraft Works, Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Navigator 42‑30142 Aborted mission after taking off.
High Squadron Deputy. Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑30139. Turned back due to runaway prop on #1 engine.
Sortie Report
6 4 July 1943 Target: Gnome et Rhone Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Le Mans, France
Navigator 42‑3218 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
7 10 July 1943 Target: Drucat Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Abbeville, France
Bombardier 42‑29985 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
9 24 July 1943 Target: Aluminum & Magnesium Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Herøya, Norway
Navigator 42‑29985 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
10 25 July 1943 Target: Blohm & Voss Aircraft Works and Shipyard
Type: Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑29985 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
11 28 July 1943 Target: Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Navigator 42‑29985 Combat Mission Credit
Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back after the loss of parts of oxygen system and #1 engine.
Sortie Report
12 29 July 1943 Target: Naval Base
Type: Military
Location: Kiel, Germany
Navigator 42‑29985 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back near enemy coast when #1 and #2 engines lost power and could not stay with formation.
Sortie Report
14 12 August 1943 Target: Synthetic Fuel Hydrogenation Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 42‑29985 Combat Mission Credit
Aborted mission after taking off.
Low Squadron deputy. Returned early after #1 engine oil cooler sprung leak and lost power. Bombed a target of opportunity (TOO), an airfield in The Netherlands.
Sortie Report
16 16 August 1943 Target: Le Bourget Airport & Air Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Navigator 42‑3074 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
17 17 August 1943 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Navigator 42‑5444 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Earls Colne, AAF Station 358, on return.
Sortie Report
18 27 August 1943 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Watten, France
Navigator 42‑5444 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
22 7 September 1943 Target: Bruxelles-Evere Airfield/Repair Depot
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Brussels / Bruxelles, Belgium
Navigator 42‑5444 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
23 9 September 1943 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Lille-Vendeville, France
Navigator 42‑3216 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
24 16 September 1943 Target: Blockade Runner Ship (in Loire River)
Type: Transportation
Location: Nantes, France
Navigator 42‑3216 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead.
Sortie Report
25 23 September 1943 Target: Submarine Repair Ship
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Nantes, France
Navigator 42‑30196 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft. Replaced 42‑30005. Landed away at RAF Wing, Buckinghamshire.
Sortie Report

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