Opie, Leonard Wood

Individual Personnel Data
Name Opie, Leonard Wood   
Rank Corporal / Sergeant
Serial Number 36431961   
Unit Assignments
  • Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #148 dated 26 July 1944, effective 26 July 1944.
  • Assigned to the Casual Pool, 8th AFRD, AAF Station 594, per 545th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 8 September 1944, effective 8 September 1944.
Duty Flexible Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 8 September 1944
Results Transferred
Additional Information
Promoted to Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #155 dated 2 August 1944.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Brodie, James JosephPilotKIA
2nd Lt. Vevle, Lloyd OliverCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Hawkins, George Marshall, JrNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Barnes, William Douglas, JrBombardierCT
SGT. Taylor, William EdsonRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Crumpton, Robert DoyleEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
CPL. Hetu, Gordon EugeneBall Turret GunnerKIA
CPL. Miller, Wilfred FrankTail GunnerPOW
CPL. Opie, Leonard WoodFlexible GunnerTR
CPL. Liniger, Harry AllenFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 3 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
177 11 August 1944 Target: Tactical: Coastal Artillery Emplacements
Type: Military
Location: Brest, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑102518 Combat Mission Credit
Low group flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
181 16 August 1944 Target: Delitzsch Air Field and Air Equipment Depot
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Delitzsch, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 44‑6294 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
183 24 August 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑32106 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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