May, Warren Francis, Jr

Individual Personnel Data
Name May, Warren Francis, Jr   
Rank Flight Officer
Serial Number T-124486   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #91 dated 16 May 1944
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 20 July 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Connecticut
Additional Information
Granted a seven day sick leave of absence effective 4 July 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #127 dated 2 July 1944.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Liebert, Jack LPilotCT
1st Lt. Maxey, Jesse Edward, JrCo-pilotCT
Flt. Ofcr. May, Warren Francis, JrNavigatorKIA
2nd Lt. Haas, Jack IBombardierCT
S/SGT. Hrelja, Joseph DTogglierTR
S/SGT. Gray, James RRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Fishbein, Alfred (NMI)Engineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
S/SGT. Wood, David AlbertBall Turret GunnerCT
S/SGT. Drysdale, Douglas DavidTail GunnerCT
SGT. Goresh, Andrew (NMI)Flexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 24 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
119 29 May 1944 Target: Focke-Wulf Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Krzesiny District, Poznań, Poland
Navigator 42‑107148 Combat Mission Credit
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120 30 May 1944 Target: Airfield: Hangars and Repair Sheds
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt, Germany
Navigator 42‑102442 Combat Mission Credit
Ground spare aorcraft; replaced 42‑97521.
Sortie Report
121 31 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Colmar, France
Navigator 42‑102442 Combat Mission Credit
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123 2 June 1944 Target: Gun Battery, Tactical Support
Type: Military
Location: Neufchatel (5 miles SE of Hardelot), France
Navigator 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
Could not attack target due to defective bomb rack.
Sortie Report
124 3 June 1944 Target: Coastal Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: Le Touquet, France
Navigator 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
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126 5 June 1944 Target: Field Artillery Battery
Type: Military
Location: La Fosse, France
Navigator 42‑102459 Flying spare aircraft: returned to base after taking off.
Ground spare aircraft; replaced 42‑37792.
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128 6 June 1944 Target: Two Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Caen, France
Navigator 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
L squadron.
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131 8 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Orleans, France
Navigator 42‑37792 Combat Mission Credit
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132 10 June 1944 Target: Vannes Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Vannes, France
Navigator 42‑97521 Combat Mission Credit
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134 13 June 1944 Target: Dreux Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dreux, France
Navigator 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
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135 14 June 1944 Target: Coulommiers Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Coulommiers, France
Navigator 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
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136 15 June 1944 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: La Possonnièrre, France
Navigator 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
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137 16 June 1944 Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Navigator 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
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138 18 June 1944 Target: Ölwerke Julius Humbles
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Navigator 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
High group, 41st A wing flying spare; joined formation.
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144 22 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lille (Fives district), France
Navigator 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
Flying spare; joined formation.
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145 24 June 1944 Target: German Vacuum Oil Company
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Oslebshausen (Bremen area), Germany
Navigator 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
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146 25 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge & Embankment
Type: Transportation
Location: Sens, France
Navigator 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
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147 27 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Storage Depot)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Saint-Martin-L'Hortier, France
Navigator 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
41st A section.
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149 30 June 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Montdidier, France
Navigator 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
High squadron lead, high group.
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156 12 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Navigator 42‑31484 Combat Mission Credit
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158 16 July 1944 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Navigator 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
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159 17 July 1944 Target: Beautor Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Beautor, France
Navigator 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
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160 18 July 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde, Germany
Navigator 44‑6109 Combat Mission Credit
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161 19 July 1944 Target: Hydrogen Peroxide Plant
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Höllriegelskreuth District, Pullach, Germany
Navigator 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
Low squadron deputy, low group.
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162 20 July 1944 Target: Aircraft Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Dessau, Germany
Navigator 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
High section lead. high group. Warren May (N) killed instantly by flak - see 'Jesse's Story' on the Stories page.
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