Hall, Horace Homer

Individual Personnel Data
Name Hall, Horace Homer   
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 34720058   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #113 dated 15 June 1944, effective 15 June 1944.
Duty Flexible Gunner / Togglier
MOS748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last Duty Date 2 December 1944
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Promoted to Staff Sergeant on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #135, dated 12 July 1944.
  • Placed on seven days Temporary Duty (TD) to Southport, AAF Station 524 (a Flak house) on 27 October 1944 to carry out the instructions of the Commanding General per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #211 dated 25 October 1944.
  • Promoted to Technical Sergeant effective 14 November 1944 per AAF Station 106Special Orders #225 dated 14 November 1944.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Pluhar, Emil EdwardPilotMIA
2nd Lt. Switzer, Ralph VincentCo-pilotWIA
2nd Lt. Machiz, Irving (NMI)NavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Gogarty, Thomas PatrickBombardierTR
S/SGT. Harbrecht, Robert FrancisRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Perry, Gilbert FranklinEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Clary, Leonard EstusBall Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Frederickson, Ralph LouisTail GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Amspacher, Ray RichardFlexible GunnerPOW
SGT. Hall, Horace HomerFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 35 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
154 8 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Renescure, France
Togglier 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
Sortie Report
156 12 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Togglier 42‑97271 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back due to failure of #2 engine.
Sortie Report
157 13 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Togglier 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
158 16 July 1944 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Togglier 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron Hot Camera Ship.
Sortie Report
185 26 August 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Togglier 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
Sortie Report
186 30 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crepieul, France
Togglier 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
187 3 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Flying spare aircraft: returned to base after taking off.
Lead Squadron
Sortie Report
188 5 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
189 8 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Togglier 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
190 9 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
191 10 September 1944 Target: BMW Motor Component Parts Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Sindelfingen, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
192 11 September 1944 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf & Merseburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group, Group Lead.
Sortie Report
194 13 September 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Togglier 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group flying spare; filled in #3 position in high section of high group for an aborted 303BG aircraft.
Sortie Report
195 17 September 1944 Target: Tank and Gun Concentrations, Tactical
Type: Military
Location: Eindhoven & 's‑Hertogenbosch (den Bosch), The Netherlands
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
C Squadron. Ground Spare aircraft; replaced 42‑37971.
Sortie Report
196 19 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
198 25 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
B Wing, low group. Did not bomb because unable to see wing lead release bombs.
Sortie Report
199 26 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
200 27 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (PFF Aiming Points)
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Togglier 42‑32106 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
202 30 September 1944 Target: Handorf Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Münster, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
203 2 October 1944 Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
204 3 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
205 5 October 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Togglier 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft, replaced 42‑102518. Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
206 6 October 1944 Target: M/T Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Stettin / Szczecin, Poland
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Flying spare; joined A group.
Sortie Report
207 7 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
208 9 October 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
209 11 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Togglier 44‑6109 Combat Mission Credit
Second Squadron.
Sortie Report
212 17 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
214 19 October 1944 Target: Heinrich Lanz Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
215 25 October 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Togglier 42‑107148 Aborted mission after taking off.
High Squadron. Aborted due to loss of oil pressure in #2 engine.
Sortie Report
220 5 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Togglier 44‑6109 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
222 8 November 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant (visual aim point)
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Togglier 43‑37971 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
223 9 November 1944 Target: Ground Installations
Type: Military
Location: Ouvrages de Sorbey (Metz), France
Togglier 43‑38673 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
224 10 November 1944 Target: Ostheim Airfield & Butzweilerhof Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Togglier 43‑37971 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group, Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
226 16 November 1944 Target: Tactical - Artillery Positions
Type: Military
Location: Eschweiler, Germany
Togglier 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft, replaced 43‑37917. Landed away at Stratford, due to weather.
Sortie Report
227 20 November 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Togglier 43‑37971 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron, 41st Bomb Wing D group.
Sortie Report
228 23 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Togglier 43‑38673 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
229 25 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Togglier 43‑38678 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Aldermaston, due to weather.
Sortie Report
234 2 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Oberlahnstein, Germany
Togglier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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