McCormack, Walter Steve

Individual Personnel Data
Name McCormack, Walter Steve   
Rank Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 37383089   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #54 dated 21 July 1943, effective 3 July 1943.
Duty Tail Gunner / Flexible Gunner
Last Duty Date 25 July 1943
There is no record of a MACR documenting this loss
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Neodesha Cemetery, Neodesha, Kansas
Additional Information
Reported missing 25 July 1943 (MACR not issued).
Related Documents Post Loss Document File #7
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Hegewald, John MartinPilotPOW
2nd Lt. Doubet, George LorenCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Moritz, Herbert AlvinNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Neyland, John DanielBombardierMIA
T/SGT. Henry, Paul FrancisRadio Operator / GunnerKIA
T/SGT. Ketterer, David NeelyEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Hulbert, Dudley KlineBall Turret GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Freitag, Alvin HTail GunnerKIA
S/SGT. McCormack, Walter SteveTail GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Bridge, Arlie R (IO), JrFlexible GunnerMIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
8 14 July 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Tail Gunner 42‑30139 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back three to four minutes after crossing the French coast at 0748 hrs due to failure of #1 engine.
Sortie Report
9 24 July 1943 Target: Aluminum & Magnesium Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Herøya, Norway
Tail Gunner 42‑30139 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑29728.
Sortie Report
10 25 July 1943 Target: Blohm & Voss Aircraft Works and Shipyard
Type: Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑3075 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron Deputy. Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑29728. Disabled by enemy action over target; details unknown; crashed in Wesel, Germany area. No MACR
Sortie Report

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