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41-28838 Misery Agent

B-24H-15-DT

 

MISSION LIST

 

Missions with the 486 BG as Tommy Thumper

 

486BG Mission #2 May 8, 1944 41-28838 P/P DeWitt Tommy Thumper

486BG Mission #3 May 9, 1944 41-28838 P/P DeWitt Tommy Thumper

486BG Mission #4 May 11, 1944 41-28838 P/P Weatherly Tommy Thumper

486BG Mission #7 May 24, 1944 41-28838 P/P DeWitt Tommy Thumper

486BG Mission #9 May 27, 1944 41-28838 P/P DeWitt Tommy Thumper

486BG Mission #10 May 28, 1944 41-28838 P/P Dale Tommy Thumper

486BG Mission #12 May 30, 1944 41-28838 P/P DeWitt Tommy Thumper

 

Transferred to the 34 BG, 7th Squadron and re-named Misery Agent

 

Mission #10 June 6, 1944 41-28838 E/C 7BS Doell Misery Agent           MIA

 

 

MISSION DETAILS

Mission #10 June 6, 1944 41-28838 E/C 7BS Doell Misery Agent           MIA

Took off at 0234 hours.

Flew position 1-3 in 2nd Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Did not drop bombs.

Ran out of fuel and crashed at Corfe Castle killing all on board.

Doell, H. M. (P)                     2 Lt

Duncan, L. A. (CP)               2 Lt

Swarthout, R. K. (B)             2 Lt

Curtin, W. D. (E)                   S/Sgt

Rainey, A. T. (R)                  S/Sgt

Drozdek, V. C. (G)                 S/Sgt

Helget, J. M. (G)                   S/Sgt

Price, W. E. (G)                     Sgt

Stancati, A. F. (G)                 Sgt

 

B-24H 41-28838 E/C Misery Agent Crash-landed at Corfe Castle in the Olde Woode With 7BS Pilot: Doell. 9 KIA.

KIA DOELL HERMAN H (P)                             2 LT            7          O-687561                        NJ

KIA DUNCAN LEWIS A (CP)                           2 LT            7          O-700422                        TX

KIA SWARTHOUT ROBERT K (B)                 2 LT            7          O-697786                        DETROIT MI

KIA CURTIN WILLIAM D (E)                          S/SGT         7          39038488

KIA DROZDEK VINCENT C (NG)                    S/SGT         7          36648028                        IL

KIA RAINEY ALVIN T (R)                                S/SGT         7          18137983                        LA

KIA HELGET JEROME (BT)                              SGT            7          37542521                        M1LWAUKEE MN

KIA PRICE WILLIAM E (WG)                          SGT            7          18109226                        OK

KIA STANCATI ARTHUR A (TG)                  SGT            7          15342096                       

 

NOTE: Bob Gross, the Navigator, was not on the plane for this mission.

 

DOELL HERMAN H is buried at Cambridge American Cemetery, B-1-30.

DROZDEK VINCENT C is buried at Cambridge American Cemetery, G-1-157.

DUNCAN LEWIS A is buried at Cambridge American Cemetery, F-4-95.

RAINEY ALVIN T is buried at Cambridge American Cemetery, E-6-41.

SWARTHOUT ROBERT K is buried at Cambridge American Cemetery, F-6-72.