Bardue, Theodore Roosevelt

Individual Personnel Data
Name Bardue, Theodore Roosevelt   
Rank Staff Sergeant / Technical Sergeant
Serial Number 20941961   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #119 dated 22 June 1944
Duty Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
MOS748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last Duty Date 19 July 1944
Results Wounded In Action
DecorationsAwarded the Purple Heart Medal for wounds received on 19 July 1944.
Additional Information
  • Seriously wounded on 19 July 1944 mission, resulting in removal from flying status, and transfer back to the USA.
  • Promoted to Technical Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #147 dated 25 July 1944.
  • Transferred in grade to the Casual Pool, 8th AFRD, AAF Station 594 on 8 September 1944 per Squadron Morning Report.
Related Documents A Rough Mission to Munich (0.120 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Herzog, John Henry, JrPilotCT
2nd Lt. Sweeney, James Edmond, JrCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Rubin, Frederick EdwardNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Sienkiewicz, Henry Chester, "SINK"BombardierCT
S/SGT. Bardue, Theodore RooseveltEngineer / Top Turret GunnerWIA
SGT. Brown, Robert FrankBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Bauer, Henry (NMI)Tail GunnerCT
SGT. Euting, Carl RichardTail GunnerCT
SGT. Alred, Daniel CinklerFlexible GunnerWIA
S/SGT. Carroll, Eldon Douglas, "DOUG"Flexible GunnerWIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 8 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
150 4 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux (Conches-en-Ouche), France
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
High section deputy, high group.
Sortie Report
151 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑6147 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
153 7 July 1944 Target: Me-109 Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
High group, 41st B wing. Lost group in heavy clouds; tacked on to the low group of the 41st B wing and bombed with them.
Sortie Report
154 8 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Renescure, France
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑97521 Combat Mission Credit
High section deputy, high group.
Sortie Report
155 11 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
159 17 July 1944 Target: Beautor Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Beautor, France
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
Sortie Report
160 18 July 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde & Zinnowitz, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑32106 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
161 19 July 1944 Target: Hydrogen Peroxide Plant
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Höllriegelskreuth District, Pullach, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑97521 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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