Schmalzried, George Frederick

Individual Personnel Data
Name Schmalzried, George Frederick   
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-809735   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #146 dated 17 November 1943
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 15 October 1944
Reported missing on MACR 2530 (16.260 MB)
Results Evaded Capture
See Escape and Evasion Report Number 1571 (2.567 MB)
Additional Information
  • Promoted to 1st Lt on 29 September 1944, apparently upon returning to the Group after evading capture on the continent (squadron history, microfilm A0641-00113). Repord filed under last name SCHMALZCIED.
  • Transferred out on 15 October 1944 (squadron history, microfilm A0641-00115).
Related Documents MACR 2530 (16.260 MB)
E&E Report 1571 (2.567 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Corcoran, John JosephPilotCT
2nd Lt. Wise, Joseph WilliamCo-pilotEV
2nd Lt. Schmalzried, George FrederickNavigatorEV
2nd Lt. Murphy, David WilliamsBombardierCT
S/SGT. Bowles, Charles PercyRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Hailey, Harold CharlesEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Tenborg, George LaurenceBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Hosmer, Richard ClydeTail GunnerCT
S/SGT. Leonard, Frank ValentineFlexible GunnerCT
SGT. Slife, Harry FrancisFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 7 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
50 5 January 1944 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Kiel, Germany
Navigator 42‑3051 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Wendling.
Sortie Report
51 7 January 1944 Target: Powerhouse
Type: Industry
Location: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Navigator 42‑37776 Aborted mission after taking off.
Became separated from formation in dense coulds after group assembly; failed to make wing rendezvous.
Sortie Report
52 11 January 1944 Target: Ju-88 Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt, Germany
Navigator 42‑37848 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
55 29 January 1944 Target: Aircraft Parts Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Navigator 42‑39991 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
56 30 January 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Brunswick / Braunschweig, Germany
Navigator 42‑39991 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group.
Sortie Report
59 5 February 1944 Target: Bricy Aerodrome, Luftwaffe Training and Bomber Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Orleans, France
Navigator 42‑39991 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
60 6 February 1944 Target: Nancy/Essey Aerodrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Navigator 42‑39991 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
62 11 February 1944 Target: Propeller Factory (Foundry)
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Navigator 42‑40005 Combat Mission Credit
Last seen at 1240 hrs 20 mi west of Frankfurt, losing altitude rapidly but under control; aircraft made a right turn toward another formation, continued losing altitude, dropping into clouds; Damaged by enemy aircraft; crashed near Valenciennes, France (9 km SE, per German report). MACR 2530
Sortie Report

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