Dean, Holgate Joseph

Individual Personnel Data
Name Dean, Holgate Joseph   
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 11055383   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per General Orders #176, HQ 2nd Air Force, dated 20 November 1942, effective 28 December 1942., effective 28 December 1943.
Duty Flexible Gunner
Last Duty Date 25 July 1943
There is no record of a MACR documenting this loss
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupré, Belgium: Plot C Row 3 Grave 33
Additional Information
  • Appointed Staff Sergeant effective 1 May 1943 per 544th Bomb Squadron Morning Report dated 1 May 1943.
  • Ditched in Atlantic on flight From Gander, Newfoundland, to England on 10 June 1943. Rescued by a Canadian minesweeper and returned to Presque Isle, Maine. Completed the deployment to England on an ATC C-54, and joined Group later.
Related Documents Unknown Missing Air Crew Report




Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 2 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
9 24 July 1943 Target: Aluminum & Magnesium Plants
Type: Industry
Location: Herøya, Norway
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑30142 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
10 25 July 1943 Target: Blohm & Voss Aircraft Works and Shipyard
Type: Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑29670 Combat Mission Credit
Disabled by enemy action over target; details unknown; crashed in Hamburg, Germany area. No MACR
Sortie Report

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