1/Lt. Lloyd P. Turner


(Frank Birtciel)

1/Lt. Lloyd P. Turner

338th FS - States - 21 September 1944

Assigned Aircraft

P-38 "Hell's Angel" (Frank Birtciel)
P-51D CL-K

Mission History

Completed Tour of Duty

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
n/a 16 October 1943 Practice Mission
04 18 October 1943 Sweep - Dutch Islands (White 2)
n/a 22 October 1943 Nb. scheduled to fly but a/c got stuck in mud trying to go around Capt. Gustke)
11 07 November 1943 Sweep in Ostend-St. Omer area (Yellow 3)
18 29 November 1943 Bremen (Red 2) (Returned early at 14:41 - 'Radio Out')
19 30 November 1943 Solingen (Red 2) (Returned early as Escort)
20 01 December 1943 Solingen (Red 2)
21 05 December 1943 Bordeaux ('Radio Failure')
30 04 January 1944 Kiel ('Left Engine Trouble')
31 05 January 1944 Kiel (Returned early at 13:05 as Escort)
36 24 January 1944 Frankfurt ('Engine Trouble')
38 30 January 1944 Brunswick (Returned early as Escort)
44 08 February 1944 Frankfurt ('Left Engine Detonating')
51 24 February 1944 Gotha (Landed at Chelveston - Reason unknown - No Sortie)
59 08 March 1944 Berlin (Returned at 13:20 - 'Supercharger regulator out - No Sortie')
65 23 March 1944 GŁtersloh ('Gas Syphoning - 0 Sortie')
70 10 April 1944 St. Dizier ('Late Take-off - 0 Sorties')
74 15 April 1944 Jackpot ('Left Turbo Out - 2 Sorties')
n/a 21 June 1944 ('Radio Out - No combat time')
166 27 June 1944 Sedan ('Right Engine Cutting Out - 1 Hour')
168 29 June 1944 Oscherleben ('Oxygen Regulator Out')
Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Notes

Home of Record - Looningdale, GA
ASN - O-743546
July 1943 - Granted 15 days leave
20 August 1943 - On 338th FS Roster at McChord Field, WA
14 October 1943 - Appointed Squadron Parachute Officer
27 December 1943 - Awarded the Air Medal
05 January 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
28 January 1944 - Awarded an Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
21 March 1944 - Awarded a 2nd Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
27 April 1944 - Awarded a 3rd Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
13 May 1944 - Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
27 May 1944 - Appointed Flight Commander, "C" Flight
03 July 1944 - Relieved as Flight Commander, "C" Flight
21 September 1944 - Ended Tour of Duty

Awards
Memories  
Additional Photographs Lt. Turner and crew by his P-38 "Hell's Angel" (Frank Birtciel)

Capt. Odegard standing next to Lt. Turner's "Hell's Angel" (The Edgar Hancock Collection via B. Hancock)

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