Dennett, Vern Becker

Individual Personnel Data
Name Dennett, Vern Becker   
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-673500   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #42 dated 4 July 1943, effective 4 July 1943.
Duty Navigator
MOS1034 - Navigator
Last Duty Date 25 July 1943
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Saint Stephen Cemetery, Hamilton, Ohio
Related Documents Post Loss Document File #11
1LT Clarence R. "Chris" Christman Crew, 544th BS (Legacy)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
1st Lt. Christman, Clarence Ray, "Chris"PilotKIA
2nd Lt. Carroll, Robert StanleyCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Dennett, Vern BeckerNavigatorKIA
2nd Lt. Sears, William HerschelBombardierPOW
T/SGT. Gillis, John JamesRadio Operator / GunnerKIA
T/SGT. Detrick, Albert WarrenEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Leonard, Robert AlfredBall Turret GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Hill, Carl VictorFlexible GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Goubeaux, Jerome JohnFlexible GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Cannon, Elmer DonaldFlexible GunnerTR

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 1 Combat Mission.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
8 14 July 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Navigator 42‑30139 Aborted Mission After Taking Off
Turned back three to four minutes after crossing the French coast at 0748 hrs due to failure of #1 engine.
Sortie Report
10 25 July 1943 Target: Blohm & Voss Aircraft Works and Shipyard
Type: Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Navigator 42‑3088 Combat Mission Credit
Failed To Return
Disabled by enemy action over target; details unknown; crashed in Hamburg, Germany area. No MACR
Sortie Report

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