42-31484 Mairsy Doats

Object Number - UPL 36766 - Sortie report for B-17G 42-31484 'Mairsy Doats' 384BG.

Delivered Cheyenne 11/11/43; Kearney 10/12/43; Presque Is 14/12/43; Assigned 545BS/384BG [JD-F] Grafton Underwood 20/1/44; 546BS [BK-F]; battle damaged Gerolstein 27/12/44, crash landed Manston; 9KIA; Salvaged 28/12/44. MAIRSY DOATS.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-772011
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-667228
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron Headquarters (384th Bomb Group)
  • Service Numbers: O-735155
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Group Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17125201 / O-775755
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33213036
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade)
  • Role/Job: waist gunner

Places

Missions

  • Date: 5 September 1944
  • Date: 9 September 1944
  • Date: 27 December 1944

Events

Event Location Date Description

Manufactured

Long Beach, CA Built at Boeing.

Delivered

Cheyenne AFB, WY 1943-11-11 Delivered Cheyenne AAF 11-Nov-43.

Assigned

Grafton Underwood, UK 1944-01-20 Assigned to 545BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed

Manston, UK 1944-12-27 Battle damaged Gerolstein 27-Dec-44, crash landed Manston; 9 x KIA

Assigned

Grafton Underwood, UK Transferred to 546BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed

Grafton Underwood, UK 1944-04-25 Sent to Boxted (pilot Lloyd E Helmley) to pick up a stranded 384BG crew, U/C failed to lower correctly, returned base and force landed.

Revisions

Date3 Jul 2016 10:51:04
Contributorjgsmit4
Sources

[email protected] - added by grandson of Richard Glen Wismer

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:38
ContributorAAM
Sources

AAIR 44-04-25-517 / Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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