Wagner, Casimer John

Individual Personnel Data
Name Wagner, Casimer John   
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 16141960   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #69 dated 12 April 1944
Duty Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
MOS748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last Duty Date 29 April 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupré, Belgium: Plot A Row 14 Grave 14
Additional Information
Promoted to Staff Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #76 dated 23 April 1944.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 4242 (43.191 MB)

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Green, Robert JohnPilotPOW
2nd Lt. Olson, Norman (NMI)Co-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Wakser, Sanford HarryNavigatorTBD
2nd Lt. Silk, Louis Allan, "Bud"BombardierPOW
SGT. Andrews, Ralph Cash, JrRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
SGT. Wagner, Casimer JohnEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Neal, William (NMI)Ball Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Morgan, Robert WilliamTail GunnerPOW
SGT. Jones, John EvanFlexible GunnerPOW
SGT. King, Jack HFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 3 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
93 22 April 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑102448 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
94 24 April 1944 Target: Dornier-Werke GMBH Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑102448 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
96 27 April 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑102448 Flying spare aircraft: returned to base after taking off.
Sortie Report
98 29 April 1944 Target: Industrial District
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑102448 Combat Mission Credit
After bombs away, was attacked by an Me-109, which made one pass from the tail; the left wing caught fire and the pilot dived into the clouds; more fighters attacked; aircraft crashed near Brandenburg, Germany. MACR 4242
Sortie Report

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