Lacey, Ray (NMI)

Individual Personnel Data
Name Lacey, Ray (NMI)
Rank Corporal / Sergeant
Serial Number 38459223
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #247 dated 16 December 1944, effective 16 December 1944.
Duty Ball Turret Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date TBD
Results TBD
Additional Information
Promoted to Sergeant effective 30 December 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #260 dated 30 December 1944.
Related Documents Accident Report # 45-01-01-521 (2.565 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Ramsay, Walter EPilotTBD
2nd Lt. Wahlstrom, Harry LawrenceCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Mitchell, John Glenn, JrNavigatorTBD
2nd Lt. Mitchell, Jacklin WilsonBombardierCT
CPL. Marberg, Roy KurtRadio Operator / GunnerCT
CPL. Hartman, John EdwardEngineer / Top Turret GunnerTBD
CPL. Lacey, Ray (NMI)Ball Turret GunnerTBD
CPL. Kotys, Joseph (NMI)Tail GunnerCT
CPL. Ehr, Willard (NMI)Flexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 30 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
246 30 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Limburg, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
247 31 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
248 1 January 1945 Target: Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Derben, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron. Crashed while landing at RAF Detling, Kent, on return from mission with battle damage. Struck obstructions including a hut, destroying aircraft. There were no personnel injuries.
Sortie Report
251 5 January 1945 Target: Landing Ground
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neiderbreisig, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑38013 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
252 7 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point
Type: Military
Location: Blankenheim, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6476 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
253 8 January 1945 Target: Railroad
Type: Transportation
Location: Kyllburg, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97251 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
254 10 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bonn, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation (low Squadron).
Sortie Report
256 17 January 1945 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: Bielefeld, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38548 Aborted mission after taking off.
Landed away at RAF Manston, Kent.
Sortie Report
263 1 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
266 14 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑39131 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Woodbridge, Suffolk, due to low fuel.
Sortie Report
273 24 February 1945 Target: Submarine Construction Shipyard
Type: Shipyards
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
Returned early from mission after taking off.
Turned back because #2 engine failed. Attacked target of opportunity (TOO) at 53°40'N,07°55'E, near Quakenbrück, Germany.
Sortie Report
274 25 February 1945 Target: Tank & Submarine Engine Factory
Type: Industry
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑39131 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
275 26 February 1945 Target: Schlesicher Railroad Station (Bahnhof)
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
276 27 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Wahren (Leipzig area), Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
277 28 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hagen, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑98027 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy; PFF and Gee-H ship; lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
279 2 March 1945 Target: Low Temperature Carbonization Plant and Refinery of Deutsche Petroleum A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Rositz, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38647 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
281 4 March 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
282 7 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bochum, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
284 9 March 1945 Target: Henschel Tank and Locomotive Works
Type: Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
285 10 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Schwerte, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
287 12 March 1945 Target: Railway Center
Type: Transportation
Location: Betzdorf, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
291 18 March 1945 Target: Schlesischer Railway Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6909 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
292 19 March 1945 Target: Braunkohle-Benzin Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group, Low Squadron Flying Spare. Joined formation.
Sortie Report
293 20 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Werft Submarine Shipyard
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
294 22 March 1945 Target: German Hutted Camps (Barracks) at 51°36'N,7°06'E
Type: Military
Location: Westerholt, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6909 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
299 28 March 1945 Target: Berlin/Spandau Motor Transport Works
Type: Industry
Location: Spandau (Berlin), Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6909 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
300 30 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Schiff- u. Maschinenbau A.G. (DESCHIMAG)
Submarine and Warship Yard
Machine Shop
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Bremen, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6909 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
314 19 April 1945 Target: Railroad Station & Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Elsterwerda, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38747 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
315 20 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Seddin, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38747 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
316 25 April 1945 Target: Skoda Armament Works
Type: Industry
Location: Pilsen / Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Ball Turret 43‑38747 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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