Scimeca, Frank John

Individual Personnel Data
Name Scimeca, Frank John   
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 35535356   
Unit Assignments
  • Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #254 dated 23 December 1944, effective 23 December 1944.
  • Assigned to the A non-384th related unit, per 546th Bomb Group Morning Report - 457th Bomb Group for return to the ZOI, effective 24 May 1945.
Duty Flexible Gunner / Spot Jammer
MOS612 - Airplane Armorer / Gunner
Last Duty Date 24 May 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
Reclassified from MOS 612 to MOS P-514 effective 13 March 1945 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #55 dated 13 March 1945.




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. McKay, William Monroe, JrPilotTBD
Flt. Ofcr. Thomas, Daniel GCo-pilotTBD
2nd Lt. Miller, John CNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Anderson, Olan EarlBombardierWIA
CPL. Vickroy, Ralph LRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Roupe, Harry LeroyEngineer / Top Turret GunnerTBD
CPL. Tidwell, Eldes DeeBall Turret GunnerTBD
CPL. Simpson, Billy JTail GunnerTBD
SGT. Scimeca, Frank JohnFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 20 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
273 24 February 1945 Target: Submarine Construction Shipyard
Type: Shipyards
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Spot Jammer 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
Spot Jammer 44‑6909 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
277 28 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hagen, Germany
Spot Jammer 44‑6909 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
279 2 March 1945 Target: Low Temperature Carbonization Plant and Refinery of Deutsche Petroleum A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Rositz, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑38630 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
280 3 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
282 7 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bochum, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
288 14 March 1945 Target: Railroad Bridge, Weser River
Type: Transportation
Location: Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Spot Jammer 44‑6909 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
289 15 March 1945 Target: Army HQ
Type: Military
Location: Zossen, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
293 20 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Werft Submarine Shipyard
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
298 26 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑38647 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
299 28 March 1945 Target: Berlin/Spandau Motor Transport Works
Type: Industry
Location: Spandau (Berlin), Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39164 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
Spot Jammer 44‑6909 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
302 3 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Kiel, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
303 4 April 1945 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fassberg, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
304 5 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
308 10 April 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot Workshop Area
Type: Military
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
311 15 April 1945 Target: Flak guns at Pointe de Suzac
Type: Military
Location: Royan, France
Spot Jammer 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Did not bomb target; togglier did not see smoke marker from lead aircraft; jettisoned bombs after target at 1328 hrs.
Sortie Report
312 16 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Regensburg, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
314 19 April 1945 Target: Railroad Station & Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Elsterwerda, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑38994 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
315 20 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Seddin, Germany
Spot Jammer 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report

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