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Mustang P-51D-5-NA - #44-13411 - QP-Q - 1st. Lt. Leonard R. Werner - 12:15 - IJsselmeer
4th FG - 334th FS - 20th Nov 1944 -
MACR #10535
1 MIA


 
4th FG
 

MUSTANG P-51D-5-NA - #44-13411 - Littlefriends.co.uk


 
P-51D-5-NA - #44-13411 with Major Shelton 'Shel' W. Monroe" - Debden, England
Photo: Julie Haynes
Major Shelton W. Monroe was later killed in Korea after his plane was shot down
born 12 Dec 1915, Waycross, Ware Co., Georgia, USA - died 17 Apr 1951, Korea - Age 35
 



MUSTANG P-51D-5-NA - #44-13411 was flown on 20 Nov 1944 by 1st Lt. Leonard R. Werner

 
Eyewitnes Statement - 1st Lt. William B. Hoelscher
source: MACR #10535 - page 3 

 


 

 

July 1944 - Pilots of the 334th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group.
Top row L-R: Joseph L. Lang, Robert P. Kenyon, David K. Needham, Dean E. Lange, Timothy J. Cronin, Lynd J. Cox and William E. Whalen.

Middle row L-R: Herbert O. Vandervate, Jack D. McFadden, Arthur C. Cwiklinski, Benjamin Q. Ezzell (Intelligence Officer), Carl F. Brown Jr., Kenneth J. Rudkin, C. G. Howard, Jerome E. Jahnke and Lewis F. Wells.
Bottom row L-R: Robert L. Hills, Leonard R. Werner, ? Akin, Willard G. Gillette, Thomas A. Underwood, Henry E. Clifton and Edward J. Wozniak.

 

12052786 - O-796249 - Pilot - 1st Lt. Leonard "Lenny" R. Werner - Bronx Co., NY - Age 29 - MIA
born 1915, NY - died 20 Nov 1944, IJsselmeer - Age 29
Enlistment: 22 Jan 1942, New York City, NY - Residence: Bronx Co., NY - Marital Status: Married
Husband of Mrs. Agatha Werner, 737 South 6th Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY

US Census 03 Apr 1930, Bronx, New York
Address: Brooke Ave
Lucilla F. Werner - Head - 40 - abt. 1890, NYC - Widow - Occupation: Operator Telephone Co.
Russell H. Werner - Son - 16 - born 01 Jun 1914, NYC - died 01 Oct 2007, Port Saint Lucie, FL - Age 93

Leonard R. Werner - Son - 14 - born 1915, NYC
Margareth L. Werner - Daughter - 7 - abt. 1923, NYC


US Census 03 Apr 1940, Assembly District 6, Bronx, New York City, Bronx, New York
Address: 4225 Carperter Ave

Lenard R. Werner - Head - 24 - abt. 1916, NYC - Occupation: Beef Scaler - Food Market
Agatha Werner - Wife - 21 - abt. 1919, NYC - Occupation: Stenographer - Law Office

 


 


 
12052786 - O-796249 - Pilot - 1st Lt. Leonard 'Lenny' R. Werner
source: www.4thfightergroupassociation.org

PATS,
Will send 14 Jun 2014. Pease let me know when you receive.
My very sincerest apologies for the long delay.
I owe this to my Dad and to would have been Uncle Lenny.
I so appreciate that you are doing this.
My Dad would have been thrilled and Uncle Lenny honored.
Gratefully,
Elaine Werner (niece) - 07 Jun 2014

 


 

 
Lenny Werner with friends - Flushing, Long Island, 27 Jun 1937
l-r: Bill, Dotty, Agatha and Lenny
photo via Ms. Elaine C. Werner (niece) - 20 Jun 2014
Agatha is mentioned 13 July 1944 as his wife Mrs. Agatha Werner - info PATS
 


 

 
Lenny Werner - Flushing, Long Island, 27 Jun 1937

 
12052786 - O-796249 - Pilot - 1st Lt. Leonard 'Lenny' R. Werner
photos via Ms. Elaine C. Werner (niece) - 20 Jun 2014



  
13 Jul 1944 - - - - - Our Men In Uniform - - - - - 06 Jan 1945
L. R. Werner In Europe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Werner Awarded Cluster

source clips: The Daily Argus, Mount Vernon, N.Y., 1944 - 1945

Leonard R. Werner - First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
334th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group
Entered the Service From: New York - Service #: O-796249
Date of Death: November 21, 1945 (Official) - Wars or Conflicts: World War II
Memorialized: Tablets of the Missing, Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England
Awards: Air Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters
info: www.abmc.gov/search-abmc-burials-and-memorializations/detail/WWII_59067
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Salvage done by RNLAF on 30 Jun 1970 - Kavel PZ-50
it's also described on pages 111-112 - "In de schaduw van de glorie" by S. L. Veenstra (A4-188 pages)
Note !!! - Mr. Veenstra did mix up this story to assume it was pilot S. Monroe
Another discrepancy with numbers on plane ID-tag and corresponding MACR #10535

This needs a 2nd review - info PATS - 23 Jun 2014

 


 


!!! D E F I N I T E L Y !!!
!!! MUSTANG P-51D-5-NA - #44-13411 !!!
 
Mustang P-51D-5-NA - ID plate - Serial No. 27044
image via - AVOG's Crash Museum - www.crashmuseum.nl/fotos.html - 23 Jun 2014
photo by S. L. Veenstra - see also page 112 - "In de schaduw van de glorie"

North American Aviation [NAA] had their own construction number, which is what you are seeing
on the data plate but referred to as serial number 44-13411’s
full NAA number was 109-27044 and part of Special Project number 92701-R
info from Peter Randall (Littlefriends.co.uk)
via Tim McCann (4thfightergroupassociation.org) - 23 Jun 2014

 


 

 

SGLO - T4697

MUSTANG P-51D-5-NA - #44-13411 - QP-Q - 20 Nov 1944 - IJSSELMEER - CREW 1



- 1 MIA -

WERNER(†)


Contact Werner is pending - 27 Aug 2011 - 18 Nov 2013 - PATS

Under construction - 24 Jun 2014 – PATS

 

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