DeElmo, William Fowler

Individual Personnel Data
Name DeElmo, William Fowler   
Rank Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 06552713   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Special Orders #32 dated 1 February 1943
Duty Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
Last Duty Date 20 April 1943
Results Transferred
Additional Information
DeElmo was apparently transferred to the 385th Bomb Group after 20 April 1943; however no confirmation of that transfer has been found in records at hand. The last specific reference to this airman is on 20 April 1943 in the 545th BS Morning Report. The next concrete record of this airman is MACR 1899 which reports the 385th BG aircraft he was on, as flight engineer, was lost in transit from Gander Field, Newfoundland, to Prestwick, Scotland after departing on 27 June 1943. All aboard were declared MIA as of 28 June 1943.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Original 384th Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Edwards, Floyd ClintonPilotPOW
2nd Lt. Gordy, Paul PateCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Koenig, Robert MartinNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Kelly, Victor ThomasBombardierKIA
S/SGT. Ellis, Milzia ColemanRadio Operator / GunnerTR
S/SGT. DeElmo, William FowlerEngineer / Top Turret GunnerTR
S/SGT. Svirsky, LeonBall Turret GunnerPOW
SGT. Guzy, Edward FrankTail GunnerTR
S/SGT. Meyer, Alfred (NMI)Flexible GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Miller, Walter AmosFlexible GunnerPOW

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