Kemp, Phillip Giles

Individual Personnel Data
Name Kemp, Phillip Giles
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-748010
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #168 dated 15 December 1943
Duty Bombardier
MOS1035 - Bombardier
Last Duty Date 8 September 1944
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Graduated from Bombardier School at Deming AAF, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Class #43-09, 19 June 1943.
  • Granted a seven day sick leave of absence effective 22 April 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #75 dated 21 April 1944.
  • Transferred in grade to the Casual Pool, 8th AFRD, AAF Station 594 on 8 September 1944 per Squadron Morning Report.




Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 30 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
55 29 January 1944 Target: Aircraft Parts Plants
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Bombardier 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
56 30 January 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Brunswick / Braunschweig, Germany
Bombardier 42‑39809 Combat Mission Credit
Lead group.
Sortie Report
57 3 February 1944 Target: Submarines (under construction)
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Bombardier 42‑39809 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group.
Sortie Report
58 4 February 1944 Target: Alfred Teves Main Works: Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Bombardier 42‑39809 Combat Mission Credit
High group, 41st A Combat Wing. Dropped nickles (propaganda leaflets) as well as incendiaries.
Sortie Report
60 6 February 1944 Target: Nancy/Essey Aerodrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Nancy, France
Bombardier 42‑39809 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
62 11 February 1944 Target: Propeller Factory (Foundry)
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Bombardier 42‑37801 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back at 1011 hrs; #2 engine running rough and pulling 20" to 25".
Sortie Report
63 20 February 1944 Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig & Bernburg, Germany
Bombardier 42‑29717 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
64 21 February 1944 Target: Fighter Field & Aircraft Storage Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Werl, Germany
Bombardier 42‑29927 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
66 24 February 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Bombardier 42‑29927 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron, low group
Sortie Report
67 25 February 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly & Ball Bearings Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Augsburg & Stuttgart, Germany
Bombardier 42‑3440 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
69 2 March 1944 Target: Alfred Teves Main Works: Aircraft Parts Plant and Machine Shop
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Bombardier 42‑37788 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
70 3 March 1944 Target: Roller-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Bombardier 42‑37801 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
71 4 March 1944 Type: Military
Location: Berlin, Germany
Bombardier 42‑38208 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
116 27 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97072 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group, Low Squadron Lead. Jettisoned bombs two minutes after target due to personnel failure.
Sortie Report
119 29 May 1944 Target: Focke-Wulf Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Krzesiny District, Poznań, Poland
Bombardier 42‑97263 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group, Low Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
128 6 June 1944 Target: Two Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Caen, France
Bombardier 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
L Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
137 16 June 1944 Target: Athies Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Laon, France
Bombardier 42‑38208 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group Deputy.
Sortie Report
140 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury & Crépy, France
Bombardier 44‑6105 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group, Flying Spare. Joined formation.
Sortie Report
141 20 June 1944 Target: Oil Refineries
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Harburg (Hamburg area), Germany
Bombardier 44‑6105 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group, Low Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
142 21 June 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97367 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group.
Sortie Report
145 24 June 1944 Target: German Vacuum Oil Company
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Oslebshausen (Bremen area), Germany
Bombardier 42‑97367 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy, high group, 41st B wing.
Sortie Report
147 27 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Storage Depot)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Saint-Martin-L'Hortier, France
Bombardier 42‑97367 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, 41st B section.
Sortie Report
155 11 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Bombardier 42‑97150 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
163 21 July 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
High group lead.
Sortie Report
164 24 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: La Chapelle en Juger & Hébécrevon, France
Tail Gunner 43‑37870 Combat Mission Credit
High group lead.
Sortie Report
166 28 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97574 Combat Mission Credit
Wing lead. PFF ship provided by the 305th BG, Chelveston, AAF Station 105.
Sortie Report
167 29 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
High group lead, 41st B wing.
Sortie Report
168 31 July 1944 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group Lead.
Sortie Report
170 3 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, Flers, Fiefs, France
Tail Gunner 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
I Group Lead.
Sortie Report
177 11 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Coastal Artillery Emplacements
Type: Military
Location: Brest, France
Tail Gunner 42‑97557 Combat Mission Credit
Wing lead. PFF ship provided by the 303rd BG, Molesworth, AAF Station 107.
Sortie Report
179 13 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Road Network
Type: Transportation
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger (area), France
Observer 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
Low group lead.
Sortie Report

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