Telford, Carlisle Owen

Individual Personnel Data
Name Telford, Carlisle Owen   
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 39537138   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #80 dated 29 April 1944, effective 29 April 1944.
Duty Togglier
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 19 July 1944
Results Prisoner Of War
POW Camp: Not identified in National Archives POW database.
Additional Information
  • Promoted to Staff Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #91 dated 16 May 1944.
  • Placed on seven days Temporary Duty to American Red Cross Club, Southport, Lancashire (a Flak House) on 3 July 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #125 dated 30 June 1944.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 7261 (18.533 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. MacFarlane, Menzies JamesPilotCT
2nd Lt. Jacobs, Bernard RichardCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Kinzer, James Brooks, JrNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Ziegler, Pete FrankBombardierCT
SGT. Telford, Carlisle OwenTogglierPOW
S/SGT. Sheppard, George RaeburnRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Doughty, Walter WarrenEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Martin, Eldon Leroy, JrBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Latourette, Frank RichardTail GunnerCT
SGT. Caster, George EdwardFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 16 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
106 12 May 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑37788 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy, low group.
Sortie Report
107 13 May 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly Components Factory.
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Poznań, Poland
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97367 Combat Mission Credit
Turned back at 1326 hrs with battle damage to #2 engine, which had to be feathered.
Sortie Report
108 15 May 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Mimoyecques, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97237 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
109 19 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97367 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group.
Sortie Report
114 24 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Military Installations
Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group. Ground Spare aircraft. Replaced 42‑97447.
Sortie Report
132 10 June 1944 Target: Chateau Bougon Airfield (41A) & Vannes Airfield (41B)
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nantes & Vannes, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97367 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
141 20 June 1944 Target: Oil Refineries
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Harburg (Hamburg area), Germany
Togglier 44‑6080 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group, High Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
142 21 June 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Togglier 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
144 22 June 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Lille (Fives district), France
Togglier 44‑6149 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
145 24 June 1944 Target: German Vacuum Oil Company
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Oslebshausen (Bremen area), Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
Flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
146 25 June 1944 Target: Railroad Bridge & Embankment
Type: Transportation
Location: Sens, France
Togglier 42‑97367 Combat Mission Credit
Flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
147 27 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Storage Depot)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Saint-Martin-L'Hortier, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97367 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, 41st B section.
Sortie Report
157 13 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Togglier 42‑97263 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group, High Squadron Deputy.
Sortie Report
159 17 July 1944 Target: Beautor Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Beautor, France
Togglier 42‑97237 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy, low group.
Sortie Report
160 18 July 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde & Zinnowitz, Germany
Togglier 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
Togglier 42‑97449 Combat Mission Credit
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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