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Whitlock crew

 

Mission List

 

CREW #79; GH crews (as of July 28, 1944)

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 41-29522 B/W Whitlock

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 41-29522 B/W Whitlock

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 44-40267 B/A 7BS Whitlock

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

On TDY from the 493rd BG

 

CREW #79; GH crews (as of July 28, 1944)

Whitlock, David B. (P)                        Capt        O-426456

Brenner, Marvin G. (CP)                      2 Lt         O-697539

McQueen, Arthur J. (N)                      2 Lt         O-698746

Gleason, William J. (N2)                      1 Lt         O-805267

Ryan, Charles R. (B)                            2 Lt         O-694954

Wilber, Donald J. (R)                           T/Sgt      36555551

Shepard, Richard C. (E)                       T/Sgt      34585714

Moffit, Charles O. (G)                          S/Sgt      35588599

Duke, John D. (G)                                 S/Sgt      14150835

Rositzke, Donald J. (G)                        S/Sgt      37549064

 

Mission #46 July 29, 1944 41-29522 B/W Whitlock

Took off from Mendlesham at 0450 hours.

Flew as Lead of a 493BG Squadron  attacking Juvincourt.

Carried 6 500 lb bombs and dropped on Primary target at 0840 hours from 21,100 feet.

No battle damage reported.

Landed at Mendlesham at 1032 hours. No equipment problems reported.

Capt. Whitlock (P)

2Lt Brenner (CP)

2Lt McQueen (N)

1Lt Gleason (N2)

2Lt Ryan (B)

T/Sgt Wilber (R)

T/Sgt Shepard (E)

S/Sgt Moffit (G)

S/Sgt Duke (G)

S/Sgt Rositzke (G)

Seelman (rank and position not given, probably the CA)

Flados (B) (rank not given)

 

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 41-29522 B/W Whitlock

Took off from Mendlesham at 0900 hours.

Flew Lead of a 493BG Squadron, Group A, target Oriel

Carried 6 500 lb bombs but did not drop. Conflicting reports blame faulty GH equipment & a rack malfunction – racks frozen.

No damage reported.

Landed at Mendlesham at 1550 hours

GH equipped. #2 engine out. Engine to be changed.

Capt. Whitlock (P)

Hale (CA) (rank not given)

2Lt Brenner (CP)

2Lt McQueen (N)

1Lt Gleason (N2)

2Lt Ryan (B)

T/Sgt Wilber (R)

T/Sgt Shepard (E)

S/Sgt Moffit (G)

S/Sgt Duke (G)

S/Sgt Rositzke (G)

 

Mission #59 August 14, 1944 44-40267 B/A 7BS Whitlock

Took off at 0718 hours. 

Flew deputy lead with 7th Squadron “High”

Carried 12 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped on Primary target at 1052 hours from 15,920 feet

Landed at 1359 hours.

This crew is not included on the crew loading lists for this mission.

 

 

                        December 31, 1944 44-8352 MIA on mission to Hamburg with Capt. David B. Whitlock and 1Lt Richard B. Malone. Hit by flak and exploded. 10 KIA. MACR 11235