Tollison, Verlyn Chance

Individual Personnel Data
Name Tollison, Verlyn Chance   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-745978   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #38 dated 26 February 1944
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 13 April 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: South Carolina
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 3872 (36.923 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Tollison, Verlyn ChancePilotKIA
2nd Lt. Huber, Eldridge HoodCo-pilotTR
2nd Lt. Devine, Wray ThomasNavigatorTR
2nd Lt. Pearson, Clarence MarshallBombardierTR
SGT. Cammarano, Salvatore JohnRadio Operator / GunnerTR
SGT. Schmit, William PhillipBall Turret GunnerTR
S/SGT. Velasquez, Simon CortezBall Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Murawski, Joseph CasmerTail GunnerTR
SGT. Knecht, Wilbert CharlesFlexible GunnerTR
SGT. Patton, Regene IrvinFlexible GunnerTR

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 9 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
75 16 March 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly & Repair Works
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑3441 Combat Mission Credit
Flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
76 18 March 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly & Repair Works
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
78 20 March 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
79 22 March 1944 Target: Heinkel Aircraft Assembly Plant at Annahof Airfield
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
80 23 March 1944 Target: Airdrome and Airpark
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Gütersloh, Germany
Co-pilot 42‑97136 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
82 26 March 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Le Grismont, Rebecques, France
Co-pilot 42‑29927 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
83 27 March 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Tours & Chartres, France
Co-pilot 42‑97231 Flying spare aircraft: returned to base after taking off.
94 Group.
Sortie Report
84 28 March 1944 Target: Dijon-Longvic Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dijon, France
Co-pilot 42‑97231 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
88 11 April 1944 Target: FW Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Sorau, Germany
Pilot 42‑97231 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
89 13 April 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Pilot 42‑97231 Combat Mission Credit
Shot down by Me-109s near Coblenz at 1320 hrs; crashed near Reichenbach, Odenwald, Germany. MACR 3872
Sortie Report

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