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CAPT  Horace B. WILLIAMS

UNIT: 418th BOMB Sqdn POSITION: BOM
SERIAL #: STATUS: SWA
MACR:

Comments1: 29 MAY 44 LEIPZIG (CREW 34 PL 6087)

COMMENTS & NOTES

MEMO 1:

CREW

Lt Raymond F.Lischer                  P   CPT   25/7/44 ST LO  
Lt Charles O.Cook                     CP   CPT   20/7/44  MERSEBURG
Lt Milton A.Stockton               NAV   CPT   24/7/44  ST LO
Lt Horace B.Williams                BOM   SWA  29/5/44  LEIPZIG (LOST LEG FROM FLAK WOUND)
T/Sgt Joseph Martinkovich        ROG   CPT   20/7/44  MERSEBURG
T/Sgt Gunnar Williamson           TTE   CPT   20/7/44  MERSEBURG
S/Sgt Robert N.Mathiasen         BTG   CPT   20/7/44   MERSEBURG
S/Sgt William J. "smitty" Smith  RWG   CPT   20/7/44   MERSEBURG
S/Sgt Paul H.Sweitzer              LWG   CPT   21/7/44   LUDWIGSHAFEN
S/Sgt Alanson M.Trigg                TG   CPT   20/7/44  MERSEBURG

418th Sqdn.  Crew,as above assigned 100th BG in early April 1944.  A/C "Royal Flush" 42-6087
Crew Chief was Gerald Bruns
Lt Williams was replaced by Lt George L. Reid from the Crew of Lt Harry Bethea.

Mission Log of Lt. Horace B. Williams:

 Date  Target    Hours 
 4/11/44  Rostock, Germany  10:50
 4/12/44  Leipzig, Germany  05:00
 4/13/44  Augsburg, Germany  09:00
 4/18/44  Berlin, Germany   08:30
 4/19/44  Werl, Germany   06:00
 4/20/44  Mareuennville, France  04:50-Buzz Bomb Ramps
 4/22/44  Hamm, Germany  07:00
 4/27/44  Cherbourg, France  11:30
 4/27/44  Le Culet, France  Two missions for a total ttime of 11:30
 4/29/44  Berlin, Germany   08:30
   5/7/44  Berlin, Germany   09:00
   5/8/44  Berlin, Germany   08:00
   5/9/44  Couvron, France   05:30
 5/19/44  Berlin, Germany   09:30
 5/23/44  Troyes, France   08:00
 5/24/44  Berlin, Germany   09:00
 5/25/44  Brussels, Belgium  04:40
 5/27/44  Strasbourg, France  08:00
 5/28/44  Magdeburg, Germany  08:30
 5/29/44  Leipzig, Germany  08:00-Bombadier severely wounded, lost leg.

MEMO 2:

KIA / MIA / EVA / INT INFORMATION:

TARGET: DATE:  
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BURIAL INFORMATION

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GRAVE: CEMETERY:  

PHOTOS:

Gale W. Cleven, 350th CO with his Orderly Room Personnel. This photo was taken in 1945 upon Cleven's return to Thorpe Abbotts. The personnel with Bucky are from left Nelson, Zinkine, Williams, and Spence   (100th Photo Archives)

​LtoR:  Horace Williams BOM and Charles Cook CP

 

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Crew 1

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