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Hamilton crew

 

Mission List

 

CREW #65; 18th Squadron

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 44-8283 B/G 18BS Hamilton

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-38433 B/R 18BS Hamilton

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 44-8283 B/G 18BS Hamilton           Bombs would not salvo. Dropped 6, jettisoned 4, returned 2.

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 43-38433 B/R 18BS Hamilton

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 43-39179 E/A 18BS Hamilton

 

CREW #1; 4th Squadron (first listed on 15 April 1945)

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38286 E/T 7BS Hamilton Flying Dutchmen

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 44-8629 L/D 391BS Hamilton

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Hamilton

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

CREW #65; 18th Squadron

 

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 44-8283 B/G 18BS Hamilton

Hamilton (P)

Patrick (CP)

Sullivan (N)

Hill, A. (B)

Witwer (R)

Martof (E)

Pederson (TG)

Sutton (BG)

Hill, J. (WG)

 

Mission #153 March 28, 1945 43-38433 B/R 18BS Hamilton

Hamilton (P)

Patrick (CP)

Sullivan (N)

Hill, A. (B)

Witwer (R)

Martof (E)

Pederson (TG)

Sutton (BG)

Hill, J. (WG)

 

Mission #154 March 30, 1945 44-8283 B/G 18BS Hamilton           Bombs would not salvo. Dropped 6, jettisoned 4, returned 2.

Hamilton (P)

Patrick (CP)

Sullivan (N)

Hill, A. (B)

Witwer (R)

Martof (E)

Pederson (TG)

Sutton (BG)

Hill, J. (WG)

 

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 43-38433 B/R 18BS Hamilton

Hamilton (P)

Patrick (CP)

Sullivan (N)

Hill, A. (B)

Witwer (R)

Martof (E)

Pederson (TG)

Sutton (BG)

Hill, J. (WG)

 

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 43-38326 B/U (scheduled for Hamilton but replaced)

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 43-39179 E/A 18BS Hamilton

Hamilton (P)

Patrick (CP)

Sullivan (N)

Hill, A. (B)

Witwer (R)

Martof (E)

Pederson (TG)

Sutton (BG)

Hill, J. (WG)

 

CREW #1; 4th Squadron (first listed on 15 April 1945)

 

Mission #172 May 2, 1945 43-38286 E/T 7BS Hamilton Flying Dutchmen

Took off 1145 hours from hardstand #2.

Flew position 1-1, Lead of F Squadron.

Dropped 90 cases of 10 in 1 rations at 1352 hours from 380 feet.

Landed 1541 hours.

Hamilton (P)

Patrick (CP)

Brown (Command Pilot)

Sullivan (N)

Boulaine (N2)

Hill (B)

Witwer (R)

Martof (E)

Hill (G)

Roth (X)

 

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 44-8629 L/D 391BS Hamilton

Took off 0919 hours from hardstand #19.

Flew Lead of 391st Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1033 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1145 hours.

Hamilton (P)

Vair (Command Pilot)

Sullivan (N)

Hill (B)

Witwer (R)

Martof (E)

Hill (G)

Sutton (G)

Petro (X)

Cook (X)

 

Mission #175 May 6, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Hamilton

Took off 1356 hours from hardstand #15.

Flew Lead of 18th Squadron.

Dropped 3 sets of rations at 1453 hours from 400 feet.

Landed 1617 hours.

Hamilton (P)

Patrick (CP)

Sullivan (N)

Hill, A. (B)

Witwer (R)

Hill, J. (WG)

Pederson (TG)

(additional passengers, if any, are not listed)

 

44-6960 Unknown name. No missions with 34BG

B-17G-70-DL

June 6, 1945 Returned to US Bradley

Flown to US by Hamilton crew #2-34. (Microfilm reel BO115, p.1470)

Hamilton, Clarence B.                          1Lt          O-783760                Pilot                        1091          B-17 Pilot

Patrick, Cecil H.                                    2Lt          O-2026734              Co-Pilot                  1091          B-17 Pilot

Sullivan, William E.                              2Lt          O-2074610              Nav                         1034          Navigator

Witwer, Charles R.                               T/Sgt      35916362                Radio Op               757         Radio Operator- Mechanic-Gunner

Martof, Leonard J.                               T/Sgt      33694430                Engr                        748

Hill, Allen P.                                          F/O         T-8145                    Bomb                      1035

Hill, James H.                                        S/Sgt      13094377                Gunner                   612

Pederson, Karl M.                                Sgt          18229241                Gunner                   612

Sutton, Charles T.                                S/Sgt      36766543                Gunner                   612

DeRaimo, Nicholas A.                         M/Sgt     31173066                Crew Chief             750

Iverson, Richard J.                               Capt        O-761785                Passenger              1091          B-17 Pilot

Miller, Frank J.                                      Capt        O-578593                Passenger              9301          Intelligence Staff Officer

Jackson, Bernard J.                              M/Sgt     17031603                Passenger              750

Visconti, Louis D.                                Cpl          32804506                Passenger              747

Kinney, Myrton J.                                Cpl          32859777                Passenger              911

Heuer, Fred J.                                        Sgt          32859609                Passenger              511          Armorer

Riebau, William F.                                Sgt          35539095                Passenger              014

Merkley, Floyd R.                                S/Sgt      39900609                Passenger              405          Clerk-Typist

Provance, Ward S.                               Pfc          37494296                Passenger              237

Denman, Zenas E.                                Sgt          37448611                Passenger              405          Clerk-Typist