Hart, Daniel Alphonse

Individual Personnel Data
Name Hart, Daniel Alphonse   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-780194   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders # 204 dated 15 October 1944
Duty Bombardier
MOS1035 - Bombardier
Last Duty Date 8 November 1944
Reported missing on MACR 10352 (64.430 MB)
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Rest Haven Cemetery, Corbin, Kentucky
Related Documents MACR 10352 (64.430 MB)
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Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Drake, William BrightPilotPOW
Flt. Ofcr. Johnson, Richard ArthurCo-pilotPOW
Flt. Ofcr. Dunning, Leonard FrancisNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Hart, Daniel AlphonseBombardierKIA
CPL. Clymer, Charles RichardRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
CPL. Pire, Irwin Joseph, JrEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
CPL. Owen, Robert RalphBall Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. May, Gayle GustavusTail GunnerPOW
CPL. Butler, Ralph WTail GunnerCT
CPL. Lewis, Richard LowellFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 7 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
215 25 October 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38750 Combat Mission Credit
Fourth squadron.
Sortie Report
216 30 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Bombardier 42‑98000 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
217 1 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron.
Sortie Report
218 2 November 1944 Target: Ruhr-Chemie A.G. Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade (Holten), Germany
Bombardier 43‑38750 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron. On return, landed away at Woodbridge due to difficulty with #4 engine.
Sortie Report
220 5 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Bombardier 42‑98000 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
221 6 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Bombardier 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron.
Sortie Report
222 8 November 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant (visual aim point)
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
At 1145 hours, aircraft pulled out of formation with #3 engine feathered but under control; was picked up immediately by P-51 escort; flak damage caused crew to bail out safely, except bombardier whose parachute did not open; crew was fired on as they descended; aircraft crashed just south of Bodenheim (near Mainz), Germany; MACR 10352.
Sortie Report

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