Delivered Cheyenne 23/4/44; Kearney 6/5/44; Dow Fd 23/5/44; Assigned 457BG Glatton 24/5/44; Missing in Action Berlin 24/5/44 with Harry Stafford, Co-pilot: Bernie Maverosky, Navigator: Arthur Flach, Bombardier: Tony Wodek, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Virgil Naylor, Radio Operator: Virgil Meek, Ball turret gunner: Bob Rodge, Waist gunner: Reg Buxton, Waist gunner: Francis Craven,Tail gunner: Walt Osika (10 Returned to Duty); flak damage, ditched North Sea, all rescued by ASR.
Military site : airfield
Glatton, which lay mostly in the parish of Conington, was built by the 809th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) of the U.S. Army in the last months of 1942. Unusually, the base's three runways surrounded Rose Court Farm, which remained a working farm...
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