461st plaque

461st Bombardment Group (H)

764th Crews 765th Crews 766th Crews 767th Crews

 Anderson - #12/2  Arbuthnot - #39-1  Avery - #25  Baker - #22-1  Baran - #118  Barnes - #9/16  Beatty - #26-1  Bennett - #31  Blake - #7/26  Bloxom - #7/3-1  Brady - #24R  Brewster - #1/22  Bruning - #29R  Butler - #4/16-3  Caran - #3/3  Carr - #25  Chalmers - #23-1  Childrey - #36  Cooper - #4614  Crossman - #5993  Cunningham - #26R  Demmond - #4/16-2  Ford - #29  Frattone - #??  Fulks - #31  Garrison - #28  Githens - #21-1  Gray - #27-1  Green - #20-1  Grimm - #35  Hayes - #119  Heinze - #23-2  Holly - #4/16-1  Huber - #37  Hughes - #90R  Jenkins - #30-1  Johnson - #7/23  Kelleher - #28-1  Kelliher - #89R  King - #39-?  Kostka - #33  Louches - #9/2  Marshall - #7/24  McDonnell - #4/7  McMillen - #90R  Michaelis - #1/6  Miller - #37R  Mixson - #24  Mohan - #7/24 Moore #31-2  Moss - #27  Myllmaki - #34R  Nixon - #30  Norris - #20  Peterson - #26  Phillips - #38-0  Porch - #150  Presho - #25R  Reiland - #4/16-10  Robinson - #21-1  Sage - #32  Schweisberger - #7/271  Schwisow - #7/27  Simons - #6230  Skinner - #38-2  Smith - #6409  Specht - #22  St. John - #30-1  Stanko - #448  Staples - #??  Stegeman - #22-2  Summers - #7/25  Tallant - #21  Taylor - #23  Traetta - #12/2-1 Turvey - #(25)  Vladyka - #36R  Waggoner  Warren - #5007  Weems - #34  Welton - #27R  West - #38-1 Wester - #26  Whalen - #39R  Wnukoski - #5/7-3  Wojkowiak - #25-2  Woodruff - #33R  Yancey - #24-

Moss - #27

Moss crew #27 

Standing L-R: Moss, Thomas (P); Morse, Robert (CP); Graynor, Louis (N); Groom, Ottis (B)

Kneeling L-R: Drezek, Peter (BTG); Kerr, James (RO/RWG); Gloster, Thomas (E/TTG); Crawford, Melvin (A/LWG); Pass, Theodore (TG); McAslin, Virgil (NG)

We need identification for this photo.

Moss crew #27 

Standing L-R: McAslin, Virgil (NG); Morse, Robert (CP); Crawford, Melvin (A/LWG); Graynor, Louis (N); ?????; ?????

Squatting L-R: Drezek, Peter (BTG); Moss, Thomas (P); ?????; Kerr, James (RO/RWG); Pass, Theodore (TG)

On 27 August 1944, Thomas R. Moss received the DFC for a mission to Romania on 6 June 1944.  Unfortunately the official history of the 461st incorrectly listed him as Thomas W. Moss.

765TH BOMBARDMENT SQUADRON (H)

461ST BOMBARDMENT GROUP (H)

OFFICE OF THE OPERATIONS OFFICER

APO 520

20 July 1944

CERTIFICATE

I certify that 1st Lt THOMAS R. MOSS, 0799435, has completed the following missions, with dates, time, and targets as indicated below.

DATE TIME TARGETS
     
2 April 1944 5:45 Bihac M/Y. Yugoslavia
5 April 1944 6:00 Nis M/Y, Yugoslavia
7 April 1944 6:15 Ferrara M/Y, Italy
*15 April 1944 7:50 Bucharest M/Y, Rumania
17 April 1944 4:30 Belgrade A/D, Yugoslavia
*21 April 1944 8:05 Bucharest M/Y, Rumania
  29 April 1944 8:15 Toulon Sub Pen, France
2 May 1944 8:30 Parma Harbor, Italy
* 6 May 1944 6:45 Pitesti M/Y, Rumania
*10 May 1944 8:00 Weiner Neustadt A/D, Austria
  12 May 1944 6:45 Viareggio M/Y, Italy
  14 May 1944 6:00 Padova M/Y, Italy
  18 May 1944 6:15 Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  22 May 1944 6:45 Piombino Harbor, Italy
  23 May 1944 4:20 Subiaco Road Junction, Italy
  26 May 1944 9:10 Lyon M/Y, France
  27 May 1944 8:20 Salon A/D, France
*29 May 1944 7:45 Weiner Neustadt, Austria
*31 May 1944 8:45 Ploesti Oil Refinery, Rumania
* 2 June 1944 6:30 Szolnok M/Y, Hungary
5 June 1944 7:30 Fornono R Bridge, Italy
* 6 June 1944 8:30 Ploesti Oil Refinery, Rumania
9 June 1944 8:30 Munich M/Y, Germany
  10 June 1944 5:45 Porto Maghera Oil Storage, Italy
  13 June 1944 7:10 Porto Maghera Oil Storage, Italy
*14 June 1944 7:00 Komarno Oil Refinery, Hungary
  22 June 1944 5:45 Trieste Oil Storage, Italy
*23 June 1944 8:15 Giurgiu Oil Installations, Austria
*26 June 1944 7:30 Vienna Oil Refinery, Austria
*28 June 1944 8:20 Bucharest M/Y, Rumania
* 2 July 1944 7:30 Budapest M/Y, Hungary
* 3 July 1944 8:00 Bucharest Oil Storage, Rumania
6 July 1944 6:00 Aviano Oil Storage, Italy
* 7 July 1944 8:15 Blechhammer Oil Refinery, Germany
* 8 July 1944 7:15 Vienna Oil Storage, Austria

Total Number of Combat Missions 51, Total Number of Flying Hours 251:45

* Double Mission

/s/ FRANCIS J. HOERMANN

Captain, Air Corps

Operations Officer