Grilli, Eugene Philip

Individual Personnel Data
Name Grilli, Eugene Philip   
Rank Flight Officer
Serial Number T-1672   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #46 Dated 9 March 1944, effective 9 March 1944.
Duty Bombardier
MOS1035 - Bombardier
Last Duty Date 7 May 1944
Results Prisoner Of War
POW Camp: Not identified in National Archives POW database.
Additional Information
Graduated from Bombardier School at Victorville AAF, Victorville, California, Class #43-13, 11 September 1943.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 4811 (16.352 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Broyhill, Virgil RayPilotINT
2nd Lt. Burns, Albert Harry, JrCo-pilotINT
2nd Lt. Earle, Guy Harmon, JrNavigatorINT
Flt. Ofcr. Grilli, Eugene PhilipBombardierPOW
S/SGT. Pizzi, Frank BenjaminRadio Operator / GunnerINT
S/SGT. Duncan, Sam Park, JrEngineer / Top Turret GunnerINT
SGT. Piemonte, Guiseppe MarioBall Turret GunnerINT
T/SGT. Robertson, James RomanTail GunnerINT
S/SGT. Massengale, Arnold LeeFlexible GunnerINT
SGT. Wilkins, John RobertFlexible GunnerINT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 10 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
79 22 March 1944 Target: Heinkel Aircraft Assembly Plant at Annahof Airfield
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Bombardier 42‑31235 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
80 23 March 1944 Target: Airdrome and Airpark
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Gütersloh, Germany
Bombardier 42‑31235 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron, composite high group
Sortie Report
81 24 March 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Bombardier 42‑37885 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
83 27 March 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Tours & Chartres, France
Bombardier 42‑37885 Combat Mission Credit
94 Group.
Sortie Report
85 29 March 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brunswick / Braunschweig, Germany
Bombardier 42‑31435 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
86 9 April 1944 Target: FW-190 Fighter Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Marienburg, Germany
Bombardier 42‑37789 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
87 10 April 1944 Target: Evere Airfield (50°54'3"N 4°20'9"E)
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Brussels / Bruxelles, Belgium
Bombardier 42‑31495 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
88 11 April 1944 Target: FW Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Sorau, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
99 1 May 1944 Target: Launch Site in Foret Nationale de Tournehem
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Foret Nationale de Tournehem, France
Bombardier 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
101 7 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Bombardier 42‑31235 Combat Mission Credit
At 1020 hrs had #2 engine feathered and started straggling five minutes later, then feathered #4 and peeled off in sharp glide to left rather fast, but still under control; at 1022 jettisoned bombs and turned back at 1027; flak, crashed near Jade, Germany. MACR 4811
Sortie Report

Every effort has been expended to ensure all information on this page is complete and accurate.
Please inform webmaster of any discrepancies or omissions by using the button below.