Robinson, Warren Ray

Individual Personnel Data
Name Robinson, Warren Ray   
Rank Sergeant
Serial Number 16044003   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #132 dated 8 July 1944, effective 8 July 1944.
Duty Tail Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 19 July 1944
Results Prisoner Of War
POW Camp: Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow (formerly Heydekrug) Pomerania, Prussia (moved to Wobbelin Bei Ludwigslust) (To Usedom Bei Savenmunde) 54-16.
DecorationsAwarded the Purple Heart for wounds received on 19 July 1944 per General Orders #15, Headquarters, Miami District, AAF Personnel Distribution Command dated 27 September 1945.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 7261 (18.533 MB)

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Bodker, James MervilPilotPOW
2nd Lt. Brandon, George GrayCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Steindam, Albert Ludwig, JrNavigatorPOW
S/SGT. Hostetler, Max MillerRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Gullekson, Cyrus CliftonEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Chandler, Henry WeakleyBall Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Robinson, Warren RayTail GunnerPOW
SGT. Evans, Joda Dennis, JrFlexible GunnerPOW
T/SGT. Korabiak, Henry (NMI)Flexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
160 18 July 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde & Zinnowitz, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑37788 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group, Low Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
161 19 July 1944 Target: Hydrogen Peroxide Plant
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Höllriegelskreuth District, Pullach, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97449 Combat Mission Credit
Failed To Return
Lead group. Hit by enemy aircraft after bombs away; seen falling back from formation and go into a spin, then pulled up, then went spinning down a second time; belly landed 2 km east of Mils, Austria. MACR 7261
Sortie Report

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