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44-8736 unknown name

B-17G-80-VE

 

December 14, 1944 Delivered to Lincoln

January 3, 1945 to Dow Field

January 5, 1945 Assigned to 385BG Great Ashfield

January 7, 1945 transferred to 34BG Mendlesham (date incorrect, maybe should be June 7, 1945)

 

Note: This plane did not fly any combat missions with the 34BG.

 

44-8736 B-17G-80-VE

July 6, 1945 Returned to US Bradley

Flown to US by LeBailly with crew #29-34. See Microfilm reel B0115, p.1458.

LeBailly, Eugene B.              Lt. Col    O-388618                Pilot                        1091

Ray, Joseph H.                     Major     O-442232                Co-Pilot                 2161

Metz, Charles F. Jr.              Capt        O-798849                Nav                         1034

Sweeney, Robert E.              T/Sgt      16122291                Radio Op               757

Applegate, Elmer H.             M/Sgt     35374919                Gunner                   502

McBride, James T.               Cpl          14185567                Gunner                   345

Knudsen, Harold W.           Sgt          19084815                Gunner                   405

Topor, Albert C.                   S/Sgt      32381250                Gunner                   502

Black, Thomas W.                S/Sgt      35303830                Gunner                   405

Carney, Leo D.                      M/Sgt     20922294                Crew Chief             750

Duke, Cecil H. A.                  Major     O-903768                Passenger              9301

Gay, Robert S.                       Major     O-468379                Passenger              2110

Morgan, Harry M.                Capt        O-1702422              Passenger              3100 MC

Durham, Donald D.              Capt        O-857237                Passenger              4822

Olszewski, Alfred J.             Capt        O-499213                Passenger              3170 DC

Steiner, Alfred M.                Capt        O-860339                Passenger              0220

Spayde, Donald E.               T/Sgt      33352876                Passenger              673

Kelly, John W.                      S/Sgt      37528531                Passenger              667

Haefelein, George W.          Sgt          32778116                Passenger              405

Stafford, James E.                 Pfc          33582873                Passenger              511 ORD

 

July 8, 1945 to South Plains

November 25, 1945 RFC Kingman.