Sparrow, Harry I

Individual Personnel Data
Name Sparrow, Harry I
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-749457
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #99 dated 19 September 1943
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 19 January 1944
Results TBD




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Jorgenson, Henry (NMI), JrPilotCT
2nd Lt. Lucas, Hoyt ColtmanCo-pilotTBD
2nd Lt. Sparrow, Harry INavigatorTBD
2nd Lt. Fish, Robert LeighBombardierMIA
S/SGT. Buller, Elwood EllisRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Grant, George Vaughn, JrEngineer / Top Turret GunnerTR
S/SGT. Finkelstein, Raymond LouisBall Turret GunnerTBD
SGT. Hall, Lawrence MarionTail GunnerCT
S/SGT. Jordan, Edward AllanFlexible GunnerTBD
SGT. Loughlin, Edmund HenryFlexible GunnerTBD

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 11 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
29 8 October 1943 Target: Workshops
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Bremen, Germany
Navigator 41‑24575 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Attlebridge Airfield, AAF Station 120, due to low fuel. Landed at Grafton Underwood at 7:10PM, about 1.5 hours after the rest of the Group.
Sortie Report
30 9 October 1943 Target: Aircraft Factories
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Anklam, Germany
Navigator 42‑3051 Combat Mission Credit
Aircraft sustained severe battle damage, with 42 holes in critical positions. It did not fly again until December 13.
Sortie Report
31 10 October 1943 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Münster, Germany
Navigator 42‑3037 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
33 20 October 1943 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Düren, Germany
Navigator 41‑24575 Aborted mission after taking off.
Sortie Report
34 3 November 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Wilhelmshafen, Germany
Navigator 41‑24575 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
36 16 November 1943 Target: Knaben II Molybdenum Mine
Type: Industry
Location: Knaben, Norway
Navigator 41‑24560 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back due to loose oil line on prop governor
Sortie Report
37 26 November 1943 Target: City Center
Type: Non-Military
Location: Bremen, Germany
Navigator 42‑39784 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
39 1 December 1943 Target: Non-Ferrous Metals Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Solingen, Germany
Navigator 42‑37885 Combat Mission Credit
Returned early from mission after taking off.
Flying Spare; joined formation; turned back over enemy territory due to a cracked cylinder head on #4 engine.
Sortie Report
41 11 December 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
Navigator 42‑39784 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
42 13 December 1943 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Bremen, Germany
Navigator 42‑29733 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
45 22 December 1943 Target: Steel Shops/Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Navigator 42‑39784 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
49 4 January 1944 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Kiel, Germany
Navigator 42‑29703 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
50 5 January 1944 Target: Port Area
Type: Transportation
Location: Kiel, Germany
Navigator 42‑37924 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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