Burke, Thomas Henry

Individual Personnel Data
Name Burke, Thomas Henry
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-814241
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #86 dated 8 May 1944, effective 8 May 1944.
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date TBD
Results TBD
Additional Information
  • Granted a two day sick leave of absence effective on 6 June 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #105 dated 6 June 1944.
  • Granted a seven day sick leave of absence effective on 7 July 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #130 dated 6 July 1944.




Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 23 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
106 12 May 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑102548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
107 13 May 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly Components Factory.
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Poznań, Poland
Navigator 42‑97204 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
108 15 May 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Mimoyecques, France
Navigator 42‑102402 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
109 19 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 42‑107064 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group.
Sortie Report
112 22 May 1944 Target: Warehouse District in the Dock Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Kiel, Germany
Navigator 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
113 23 May 1944 Target: Nancy/Essey Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Navigator 42‑97367 Flying spare aircraft: returned to base after taking off.
41B Group Flying Spare.
Sortie Report
114 24 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Military Installations
Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 42‑107064 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group.
Sortie Report
115 25 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Sarreguemines and Blainville-sur-l'Eau, France
Navigator 42‑97201 Aborted mission after taking off.
41B Group. Turned back due to oxygen failure.
Sortie Report
116 27 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Navigator 42‑107064 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
117 28 May 1944 Target: Junkers Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Navigator 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
119 29 May 1944 Target: Focke-Wulf Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Krzesiny District, Poznań, Poland
Navigator 42‑37776 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑97150.
Sortie Report
120 30 May 1944 Target: Airfield: Hangars and Repair Sheds
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt, Germany
Navigator 42‑107064 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back at 0942 hrs because of a leak in the glycol system behind #2 engine, which pilot thought was an excessive gas leak.
Sortie Report
122 2 June 1944 Target: Gun Battery with six 155mm guns, Tactical Support
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (5 miles S of Boulogne), France
Navigator 42‑107064 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
125 4 June 1944 Target: Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Hardelot (Boulogne area), France
Navigator 42‑107064 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group Flying Spare. Joined formation.
Sortie Report
126 5 June 1944 Target: Field Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: La Fosse, France
Navigator 42‑107064 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
132 10 June 1944 Target: Chateau Bougon Airfield (41A) & Vannes Airfield (41B)
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nantes & Vannes, France
Navigator 42‑107064 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group, Flying Spare. Joined formation.
Sortie Report
133 12 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge 48°29'N,2°0'W
Type: Transportation
Location: La Vicomté-sur-Rance, France
Navigator 42‑107064 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
134 13 June 1944 Target: Dreux Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux, France
Navigator 42‑97449 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
138 18 June 1944 Target: Ölwerke Julius Humbles
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑107064 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
139 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury & Crépy, France
Navigator 42‑107064 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group, High Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
-- 23 June 1944 Target: Various portions of a V-1 installation.
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fienvillers, France
Navigator 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
The 384th BG loaned the aircraft and limited crew; remaining crew members from the 401st BG.
Sortie Report
146 25 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge & Embankment
Type: Transportation
Location: Sens, France
Navigator 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
147 27 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Storage Depot)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Saint-Martin-L'Hortier, France
Navigator 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead, 41st B section. Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
149 30 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Montdidier, France
Navigator 42‑102449 Combat Mission Credit
High group lead.
Sortie Report
150 4 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux (Conches-en-Ouche), France
Navigator 42‑102449 Combat Mission Credit
High group lead. Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
186 30 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crepieul, France
Navigator 42‑97948 Combat Mission Credit
Gee-H ship. High Squadron lead.
Sortie Report

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