Dossett, Huston Robert

Individual Personnel Data
Name Dossett, Huston Robert, "PETE"   
Rank Staff Sergeant / Technical Sergeant
Serial Number 14032677   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #234 dated 28 November 1944, effective 28 November 1944.
Duty Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
MOS748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last Duty Date TBD
Results TBD
Additional Information
Promoted to Technical Sergeant effective 14 March 1945 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #57 dated 14 March 1945.
Related Documents Accident Report # 45-03-16-523 (3.493 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Cook, Raymond DPilotTBD
2nd Lt. Leavitt, Philip NeldonCo-pilotCT
Flt. Ofcr. Walker, Roy JNavigatorTBD
SGT. Gustitus, Clarence Charles, "Gus"TogglierTBD
CPL. Hannis, Thomas RichardRadio Operator / GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Dossett, Huston Robert, "PETE"Engineer / Top Turret GunnerTBD
CPL. Kangas, James Kermit, "Short Round"Ball Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Green, Forest Raymond, "Barrel"Tail GunnerWIA
CPL. Krupsky, Howard Clarence, "Krup"Flexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 26 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
239 12 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑97251 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
240 18 December 1944 Target: Road Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Gemünd, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
242 23 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ehrang, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑102500 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Horham due to weather.
Sortie Report
245 28 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brühl, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑97510 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
247 31 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 42‑97251 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron flying spare; joined formation.
Sortie Report
248 1 January 1945 Target: Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Derben, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38616 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
Sortie Report
249 2 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Gerolstein, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑6476 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
250 3 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point & Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: St Vith, Belgium
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑6476 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
251 5 January 1945 Target: Landing Ground
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neiderbreisig, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38747 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
252 7 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point
Type: Military
Location: Blankenheim, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38747 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
253 8 January 1945 Target: Railroad
Type: Transportation
Location: Kyllburg, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑6476 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
263 1 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
267 15 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Bassingbourn Airfield, AAF Station 121.
Sortie Report
268 19 February 1945 Target: Coking Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
269 20 February 1945 Target: Main Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Nuremberg / Nürnberg, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
273 24 February 1945 Target: Submarine Construction Shipyard
Type: Shipyards
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
Returned early from mission after taking off.
Turned back because #2 engine failed. Attacked target of opportunity (TOO) at 53°40'N,07°55'E, near Quakenbrück, Germany.
Sortie Report
275 26 February 1945 Target: Schlesicher Railroad Station (Bahnhof)
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑8541 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
276 27 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Wahren (Leipzig area), Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
285 10 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Schwerte, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead; PFF and Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
-- 16 March 1945 Location: Engineer/Top Turret 42‑37822 Right main landing gear collapsed after a hard landing at RAF Ringway. There were no injuries to personnel.
Sortie Report
299 28 March 1945 Target: Berlin/Spandau Motor Transport Works
Type: Industry
Location: Spandau (Berlin), Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑8649 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron lead
Sortie Report
307 9 April 1945 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑8649 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report
310 14 April 1945 Target: Gun Battery
Type: Military
Location: Royan (Bordeaux), France
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
Lt. Walker, Low Squadron Lead
Sortie Report
312 16 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Regensburg, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑39203 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
314 19 April 1945 Target: Railroad Station & Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Elsterwerda, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 44‑6882 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
315 20 April 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Seddin, Germany
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38747 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
316 25 April 1945 Target: Skoda Armament Works
Type: Industry
Location: Pilsen / Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Engineer/Top Turret 43‑38747 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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