Dillon, Warren Blodgett

Individual Personnel Data
Name Dillon, Warren Blodgett   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-735179   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #70 dated 11 March 1943, effective 11 March 1943.
Duty Bombardier
MOS1035 - Bombardier
Last Duty Date 25 July 1943
There is no record of a MACR documenting this loss
Results Prisoner Of War
POW Camp: Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11
Additional Information
Graduated from Bombardier School at Williams Field, Mesa, Arizona, Class #43-01, 2 January 1943.
Related Documents Post Loss Document File #9

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 6 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
1 22 June 1943 Target: General Motors Truck Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Bombardier 42‑30139 Combat Mission Credit
Bomb rack did not work on toggle; bombs jettisoned in the Channel.
Sortie Report
3 26 June 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Bombardier 42‑30139 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
4 28 June 1943 Target: Fighter Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger, France
Bombardier 42‑30139 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back with #2 supercharger malfunctioning.
Sortie Report
6 4 July 1943 Target: Gnome et Rhone Aircraft Engine Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Le Mans, France
Bombardier 42‑3230 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
7 10 July 1943 Target: Drucat Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Abbeville, France
Navigator 42‑30139 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
9 24 July 1943 Target: Aluminum & Magnesium Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Herøya, Norway
Bombardier 42‑3230 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
10 25 July 1943 Target: Blohm & Voss Aircraft Works and Shipyard
Type: Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Bombardier 42‑3122 Combat Mission Credit
Disabled by enemy action over target; details unknown; crashed in Hamburg, Germany area. No MACR
Sortie Report

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