Ehr, Willard (NMI)

Individual Personnel Data
Name Ehr, Willard (NMI)   
Rank Corporal / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 16117719   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #247 dated 16 December 1944
Duty Flexible Gunner / Spot Jammer
MOS612 - Airplane Armorer / Gunner
Last Duty Date 23 March 1945
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupré, Belgium: Plot B Row 28 Grave 15
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 13611 (7.970 MB)
Accident Report # 45-01-01-521 (2.565 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Ramsay, Walter EPilotTBD
2nd Lt. Wahlstrom, Harry LawrenceCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Mitchell, John Glenn, JrNavigatorTBD
2nd Lt. Mitchell, Jacklin WBombardierCT
CPL. Marberg, Roy KRadio Operator / GunnerCT
CPL. Hartman, John EdwardEngineer / Top Turret GunnerTBD
CPL. Lacey, Ray (NMI)Ball Turret GunnerTBD
CPL. Kotys, Joseph (NMI)Tail GunnerCT
CPL. Ehr, Willard (NMI)Flexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 19 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
246 30 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Limburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
247 31 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
248 1 January 1945 Target: Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Derben, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron. Crashed while landing at RAF Detling, Kent, on return from mission with battle damage. Struck obstructions including a hut, destroying aircraft. There were no personnel injuries.
Sortie Report
251 5 January 1945 Target: Landing Ground
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neiderbreisig, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
252 7 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point
Type: Military
Location: Blankenheim, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑6476 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
253 8 January 1945 Target: Railroad
Type: Transportation
Location: Kyllburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97251 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
265 9 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
271 22 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ülzen, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
273 24 February 1945 Target: Submarine Construction Shipyard
Type: Shipyards
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
274 25 February 1945 Target: Tank & Submarine Engine Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
276 27 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Wahren (Leipzig area), Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
277 28 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hagen, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39019 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
279 2 March 1945 Target: Low Temperature Carbonization Plant and Refinery of Deutsche Petroleum A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Rositz, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
280 3 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
282 7 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bochum, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
285 10 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Schwerte, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
289 15 March 1945 Target: Army HQ
Type: Military
Location: Zossen, Germany
Spot Jammer 44‑6909 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
292 19 March 1945 Target: Braunkohle-Benzin Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group.
Sortie Report
295 23 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gladbeck, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Left formation at target on fire after aircraft received direct flak burst, setting #4 on fire and #2 started smoking; the aircraft lost 8-10,000ft in a spin, then exploded in mid-air; two to four chutes observed; crashed near Duisburg, Germany. MACR 13611
Sortie Report

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