487th Bomb Group (H)
Station 137 - Lavenham, Suffolk, UK
22-Sep-43 to 7-Nov-45

Claywell crew - 838th Squadron
Back row, L to R: S/Sgt Chesleigh B. Hallman (flight engineer), S/Sgt Frederick D. Brandt (radio operator), S/Sgt Edward ? (waist gunner), S/Sgt William F. Howell (ball turret gunner), S/Sgt Joseph S. Bello (tail gunner)
Front row, L to R: 2nd Lt Gerald W. Claywell (pilot), 2nd Lt Sidney F. Turner (copilot), 2nd Lt Robert E. Kane (navigator), 2nd Lt Lewis Arabia (bombardier)
Notes from William Howell: Photo taken in late 1944 in Dyersburg, TN. Our waist gunner was with us on the way to Camp Miles Standish for embarkation on the Ile de France but was replaced by S/Sgt Eugene E. Bosche from New Mexico
(Photo provided by William Howell)

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