Blankenship, Doye Herman

Individual Personnel Data
Name Blankenship, Doye Herman   
Rank Private / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 33213036   
Unit 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy)
Assigned Assigned to the 384th BG 545th BS on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #146 dated 17 November 1943, J Lovell Crew.
Duty Flexible Gunner
MOS748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last Duty Date 19 March 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Crafts Methodist Church Cemetery, Gladehill, Virginia
Additional Information
  • Date of Birth: 2 October 1917
  • Promoted to Staff Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #14 Dated 21 January 1944.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Lovell, James MacNaughtonPilotKIA
2nd Lt. Brookings, Walter FrancisCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Lewis, Joseph FranklynNavigatorPOW
2nd Lt. Bachicha, Martin PaulBombardierPOW
S/SGT. Geriak, John (NMI)Radio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Fowlkes, Calvin Oscar LewisEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Tessmer, Warren David, "Tess"Ball Turret GunnerWIA
S/SGT. Kardos, Louis JuliusTail GunnerPOW
PVT. Oldham, Jesse ZeraFlexible GunnerPOW
PVT. Blankenship, Doye HermanFlexible GunnerKIA
PVT. Blankenship, Doye HermanFlexible GunnerKIA

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