Poremba, Edward Adam

Individual Personnel Data
Name Poremba, Edward Adam   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-688715   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #34 dated 20 February 1944, effective 20 February 1944.
Duty Bombardier
MOS1035 - Bombardier
Last Duty Date 16 March 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Saint Stanislaus Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cheektowaga, New York
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 3243 (33.507 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Ledbetter, Edwin DwightPilotPOW
2nd Lt. Miles, Thomas EugeneCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Noxon, Elvin BayardNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Poremba, Edward AdamBombardierKIA
PVT. Webster, Robert LeeRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Neves, Gordon RolandEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Walsh, James FrancisBall Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Haught, Ralph EugeneFlexible GunnerPOW
SGT. Johnson, James HaroldFlexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
69 2 March 1944 Target: Alfred Teves Main Works: Aircraft Parts Plant and Machine Shop
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Bombardier 42‑37785 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
72 6 March 1944 Target: Erkner Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Bombardier 42‑37758 Aborted Mission After Taking Off
Returned to base after group leader abandoned attempt to join assigned combat wing.
Sortie Report
75 16 March 1944 Target: Aircraft Assembly & Repair Works
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
Bombardier 42‑37801 Combat Mission Credit
Failed To Return
Aircraft observed jettisoning bombs and stayed in formation until target was reached where he left formation with all four engines going and appeared to be diving down into the low group; apparently damaged by flak; crashed near Lhuître, France. MACR 3243
Sortie Report

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