Cathey, George Warlick

Individual Personnel Data
Name Cathey, George Warlick
Rank First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-422156
Unit Assignments
  • Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 special Orders #18 dated 21 January 1945, effective 21 January 1945.
  • Assigned to the A non-384th related unit, per 547th Bomb Squadron Morning Report - Casual Pool, 70th Reinforcement Depot, AAF Station Stone, effective 20 May 1945.
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 20 May 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
Departed Grafton Underwood to AAF Station Stone on 20 May 1945. Returned to the ZOI via B-17.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
1st Lt. Cathey, George WarlickPilotCT
2nd Lt. Hinds, John WCo-pilotTBD
Flt. Ofcr. Hertz, MortonNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Sparks, Kenneth (NMI)BombardierCT
CPL. Roy, John G JRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Smith, Alfred Clem, JrEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Duncan, David (NMI)Ball Turret GunnerTBD
CPL. LaRue, Ray EdwardTail GunnerTBD
CPL. Kalan, Frank MFlexible GunnerTBD

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 28 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
265 9 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Pilot 43‑37843 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
266 14 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Pilot 43‑38647 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
268 19 February 1945 Target: Coking Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Pilot 43‑38630 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
269 20 February 1945 Target: Main Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Pilot 43‑38016 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
270 21 February 1945 Target: Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Pilot 43‑37971 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑107125. Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
271 22 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ülzen, Germany
Pilot 43‑39035 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
276 27 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Wahren (Leipzig area), Germany
Pilot 43‑37843 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
277 28 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hagen, Germany
Pilot 44‑6923 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
278 1 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bruchsal, Germany
Pilot 43‑39203 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
280 3 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑38630. Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
281 4 March 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Pilot 42‑37788 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
282 7 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bochum, Germany
Pilot 43‑38757 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
283 8 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery - 'Benzol Plant'
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Essen, Germany
Pilot 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
285 10 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Schwerte, Germany
Pilot 43‑39035 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
286 11 March 1945 Target: Vacuum Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bremen, Germany
Pilot 43‑38800 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
288 14 March 1945 Target: Railroad Bridge, Weser River
Type: Transportation
Location: Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Pilot 43‑38800 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
289 15 March 1945 Target: Army HQ
Type: Military
Location: Zossen, Germany
Pilot 42‑32106 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 43‑38800. Low Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
290 17 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen (Leipzig), Germany
Pilot 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
292 19 March 1945 Target: Braunkohle-Benzin Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Pilot 43‑38800 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group. Landed away at RAF Little Horwood, Buckinghamshire, on return due to low fuel; crew remained at Little Horwood overnight.
Sortie Report
293 20 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Werft Submarine Shipyard
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Pilot 43‑37843 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back with #3 turbocharger out; bombs jettisoned in Channel.
Sortie Report
297 24 March 1945 Target: Twente Enschede Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Pilot 43‑38800 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
299 28 March 1945 Target: Berlin/Spandau Motor Transport Works
Type: Industry
Location: Spandau (Berlin), Germany
Pilot 44‑8679 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at A-72 (Perrone, France) due to low fuel. Returned to base later.
Sortie Report
300 30 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Schiff- u. Maschinenbau A.G. (DESCHIMAG)
Submarine and Warship Yard
Machine Shop
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Bremen, Germany
Pilot 43‑38800 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
301 31 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Pilot 43‑38800 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
303 4 April 1945 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fassberg, Germany
Pilot 43‑37843 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
304 5 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany
Pilot 43‑37843 Combat Mission Credit
Damage to wing from collision with 44‑8430 in bad weather. Crew bailed out; aircraft crashed in Belgium.
Sortie Report
310 14 April 1945 Target: Gun Battery
Type: Military
Location: Royan (Bordeaux), France
Pilot 43‑38800 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
311 15 April 1945 Target: Flak guns at Pointe de Suzac
Type: Military
Location: Royan, France
Pilot 43‑38800 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
312 16 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Regensburg, Germany
Pilot 43‑38800 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report

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