Maki, Frederick Arnold

Individual Personnel Data
Name Maki, Frederick Arnold   
Rank Corporal / Sergeant
Serial Number 37567325   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #8 dated 9 January 1945
Duty Radio Operator / Gunner
MOS757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
Last Duty Date 3 February 1945
Results Missing In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England: Tablets of the Missing
Additional Information
Missing and presumed dead after ditching while returning from the 3 February 1945 mission.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 15315 (25.934 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Long, Robert ClayPilotKIA
2nd Lt. Vrana, Ralph JohnCo-pilotFCMEW
2nd Lt. Field, Edward (NMI)NavigatorFCMEW
CPL. Rudolph, Marvin IrvingTogglierCT
CPL. Maki, Frederick ArnoldRadio Operator / GunnerMIA
SGT. Oglesby, Howard JasperEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
PVT. Cook, Jack ColemanBall Turret GunnerKIA
CPL. Davis, Thomas ArnoldTail GunnerTR
CPL. Duncan, Donald RamseyFlexible GunnerFCMEW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 3 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
262 29 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Siegen, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
263 1 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38766 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
264 3 February 1945 Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Aircraft left formation after bombs away with one engine feathered, damaged by flak. Dropped behind formation and appeared headed for Russian lines, but ditched in the North Sea. 2nd Lt. Robert C. Long received posthumous award of Silver Star, for his selfless efforts to save his crew after ditching. See 'As Briefed...' page 201. MACR 15315
Sortie Report

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