Carlin, Philip Lester

Individual Personnel Data
Name Carlin, Philip Lester   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-698259   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #78 dated 26 April 1944
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 13 May 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, New Jersey: Section I Site 199
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 4814 (50.910 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Murchan, Lawrence AloysiusPilotCT
Flt. Ofcr. Shwery, Arthur J, "James"Co-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Carlin, Philip LesterNavigatorKIA
2nd Lt. Miller, Thomas Richard.BombardierTR
S/SGT. Gore, Oscar NathanRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Grindell, Robert DEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Adams, George AlvanBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Nielsen, Erling (NMI)Tail GunnerCT
SGT. Sabo, George (NMI)Flexible GunnerPOW
SGT. Snyder, Henry FFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 5 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
101 7 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 42‑97282 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
103 8 May 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Navigator 42‑37785 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑37974.
Sortie Report
105 11 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Saarbrücken and Ehrang, Germany
Navigator 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
106 12 May 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑37982 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
107 13 May 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly Components Factory.
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Poznań, Poland
Navigator 42‑102548 Combat Mission Credit
While formation was under attack from enemy aircraft, plane left formation, dove directly down and disappeared through undercast; crashed near Zarnekla (7.5 miles S of Grimmen) Germany. MACR 4814
Sortie Report

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