Mulvey, Lawrence V

Individual Personnel Data
Name Mulvey, Lawrence V
Rank Corporal / Technical Sergeant
Serial Number 13070535
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #157 dated 5 August 1944
Duty Radio Operator / Gunner
MOS757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF
Last Duty Date 22 February 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Promoted to Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #165 dated 17 August 1944.
  • Wounded in the left arm by flak on the 9 September 1944 mission, he returned to combat on the 13th.




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Chadwick, James WoodrowPilotKIA
2nd Lt. Grantham, Edgar HarryCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. White, Leslie ComerNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Verbryke, Robert MerrillBombardierKIA
CPL. Mulvey, Lawrence VRadio Operator / GunnerCT
CPL. Brown, Virgil DarrahEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
CPL. Schoonover, Henry KermitBall Turret GunnerKIA
CPL. Klumpp, Kenneth BernardTail GunnerPOW
CPL. Merfeld, Louis LeonardFlexible GunnerKIA
CPL. Atkins, Byron Leverne, "BUD"Flexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 33 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
183 24 August 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6135 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy, lead group.
Sortie Report
184 25 August 1944 Target: Airfield & Airpark
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Anklam, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102566 Combat Mission Credit
High section deputy, low group.
Sortie Report
185 26 August 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97521 Combat Mission Credit
High group hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
187 3 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97521 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
188 5 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑97521. High group flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
189 8 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97521 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
190 9 September 1944 Target: I. G. Farben Chemical Works
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97521 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
191 10 September 1944 Target: BMW Motor Component Parts Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Sindelfingen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97941 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Ground Spare Aircraft, replaced 42‑97521; see 42‑97521 for details. Returned with wounded aboard.
Sortie Report
219 4 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bottrop (Welheim), Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑8007 Combat Mission Credit
PFF ship; low Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
223 9 November 1944 Target: Ground Installations
Type: Military
Location: Ouvrages de Sorbey (Metz), France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑38747 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
228 23 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
230 26 November 1944 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: Altenbeken, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑32106 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
234 2 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Oberlahnstein, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
235 4 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Soest, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
237 9 December 1944 Target: Airfield and Daimler Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Böblingen (Stuttgart area), Germany
Radio Operator 42‑31484 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑102518.
Sortie Report
239 12 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6109 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
240 18 December 1944 Target: Road Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Gemünd, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
241 19 December 1944 Target: Railway Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Glaadt, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑37917 Aircraft did not take off.
Did not take off due to weather which deteriorated after lead aircraft took off.
Sortie Report
242 23 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ehrang, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Castle Camps, Cambs., due to weather.
Sortie Report
244 27 December 1944 Target: Bridge (Tactical)
Type: Transportation
Location: Altenahr, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38678 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
246 30 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Limburg, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38678 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
249 2 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gerolstein, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38616 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
250 3 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point & Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: St Vith, Belgium
Radio Operator 43‑38678 Combat Mission Credit
Low group deputy. Left formation over target due to failed #3 engine which caused damage to airframe. Returned 10x250GP to base because unable to find safe place to jettison them.
Sortie Report
251 5 January 1945 Target: Landing Ground
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neiderbreisig, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6592 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
253 8 January 1945 Target: Railroad
Type: Transportation
Location: Kyllburg, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38678 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
255 15 January 1945 Target: Neuburg Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neuburg an der Donau, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑97271 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away on Continent at airstrip B-53 (Nerville, France) on return, with #3 and #4 engines out.
Sortie Report
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑107148 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Little Walden Airfield, AAF Station 165.
Sortie Report
261 28 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38673 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
262 29 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Siegen, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑39019 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
263 1 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑107148 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
264 3 February 1945 Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑38673 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
267 15 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Radio Operator 42‑32106 Did not take off because bad weather halted flight operations.
Sortie Report
268 19 February 1945 Target: Coking Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6923 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
270 21 February 1945 Target: Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Radio Operator 44‑6923 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
271 22 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ülzen, Germany
Radio Operator 43‑37971 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report

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