Penrose, Rodney (NMI)

Individual Personnel Data
Name Penrose, Rodney (NMI)   
Rank Sergeant
Serial Number 19064123   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 SPecial Orders #226 dated 15 November 1944
Duty Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
MOS748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last Duty Date 30 November 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno: California: Section J Site 853
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 11128 (48.071 MB)

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Champ, Arthur DexterPilotKIA
2nd Lt. Williams, Charles LeRoyCo-pilotKIA
1st Lt. Greenfield, Sidney LNavigatorFCMEW
2nd Lt. Chidley, Jack RamonBombardierPOW
SGT. Foretich, Gerald FabianRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
SGT. Penrose, Rodney (NMI)Engineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
CPL. Sherman, John JuniorBall Turret GunnerKIA
CPL. Borgeson, Wesley Clifton, "Wes"Tail GunnerPOW
SGT. Love, Robert LeroyFlexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 1 Combat Mission.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
233 30 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑8409 Combat Mission Credit
Received a direct flak burst and exploded in vicinity of primary target after bombs away; four chutes emerged; crashed near Wuppertal, Germany; MACR 11128
Sortie Report

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