Jones, Albert Eugene

Individual Personnel Data
Name Jones, Albert Eugene
Rank Second Lieutenant / First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-717660
Unit Assignments
  • Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #144 dated 22 July 1944, effective 22 July 1944.
  • Assigned to the A non-384th related unit, per 547th Bomb Squadron Morning Report - 70th Reinforcement Depot, AAF Station Chorley, effective 5 May 1945.
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 5 May 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
Granted a seven day operational leave of absence effective 22 December 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #249 dated 18 December 1944.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
1st Lt. Bean, Donald W, "Beano"PilotCT
2nd Lt. Peterson, Harlan DaleCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Jones, Albert EugeneNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Frazier, William Edward, Jr, "DOC"BombardierCT
S/SGT. Albro, Paul WillardRadio Operator / GunnerWIA
S/SGT. Nastick, Henry PeteEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Casper, Delmar RulonBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Benefiel, Orville Eugene, "Gene"Tail GunnerKIA
SGT. Gordon, Omar Leslie, JrFlexible GunnerCT
SGT. Steinberg, William HermanFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 30 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
168 31 July 1944 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Navigator 44‑6105 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
170 3 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury, Flers, Fiefs, France
Navigator 43‑37843 Combat Mission Credit
I Group.
Sortie Report
171 4 August 1944 Target: Rocket Research & Development Complex
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Peenemünde, Germany
Navigator 42‑39888 Combat Mission Credit
High Group Hot Camera Ship.
Sortie Report
173 5 August 1944 Target: Luftwaffe Controlling Station
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Langenhagen, Germany
Navigator 43‑37843 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy, lead group.
Sortie Report
179 13 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Road Network
Type: Transportation
Location: Beaumont-le-Roger (area), France
Navigator 43‑37843 Combat Mission Credit
Low group.
Sortie Report
180 14 August 1944 Target: Echterdingen Airdrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Navigator 43‑37843 Combat Mission Credit
High group.
Sortie Report
181 16 August 1944 Target: Delitzsch Air Field and Air Equipment Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Delitzsch, Germany
Navigator 42‑38208 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, lead group. Landed away at Thorpe Abbotts, AAF Station 139, on return due to battle damage.
Sortie Report
182 18 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Bridge
Type: Transportation
Location: Vise, Belgium
Navigator 43‑37843 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, low group.
Sortie Report
185 26 August 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 44‑8011 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
186 30 August 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Crepieul, France
Navigator 43‑37843 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
194 13 September 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑97948 Combat Mission Credit
Low group deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
195 17 September 1944 Target: Tank and Gun Concentrations, Tactical
Type: Military
Location: Eindhoven & 's‑Hertogenbosch (den Bosch), The Netherlands
Navigator 42‑32106 Combat Mission Credit
F Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
197 21 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mainz, Germany
Navigator 42‑97960 Combat Mission Credit
High (composite) group deputy. Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
201 28 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Magdeburg, Germany
Navigator 43‑38542 Combat Mission Credit
Low group lead.
Sortie Report
212 17 October 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Navigator 42‑97592 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
222 8 November 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant (visual aim point)
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Navigator 43‑38542 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
227 20 November 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Navigator 42‑97592 Combat Mission Credit
PFF ship; low Squadron lead, 41st Bomb Wing C group.
Sortie Report
231 27 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Offenburg, Germany
Navigator 43‑38800 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
236 6 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Navigator 44‑8221 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
247 31 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Navigator 42‑97592 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
251 5 January 1945 Target: Landing Ground
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neiderbreisig, Germany
Navigator 44‑8401 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
252 7 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point
Type: Military
Location: Blankenheim, Germany
Navigator 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
259 22 January 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade, Germany
Navigator 43‑38647 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
264 3 February 1945 Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Navigator 43‑38016 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
265 9 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Navigator 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
269 20 February 1945 Target: Main Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Navigator 44‑8580 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
270 21 February 1945 Target: Tank Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Navigator 44‑8668 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
271 22 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ülzen, Germany
Navigator 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
277 28 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hagen, Germany
Navigator 44‑8541 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead; PFF and Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
278 1 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bruchsal, Germany
Navigator 43‑38647 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead.
Sortie Report

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