UPL 27416

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Crew of the Reluctant Dragon in Bury St. Edmund Left to right rear: Lt. Windy Morris (co-pilot), Lt. John V Lilly ( Navigator), Lt. John White (Bombardier), Lt. John 'Chris' Thelma ( Pilot). Front: Sgt. Stark (radio), Sgt. Blacker (engineer), Sgt. Schaler ( right waist gun), Sgt Harling ( Ball Turret), Sgt Exelberth ( Radio operator, Tail gunner)

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Units

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 333rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 0741793
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 333rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Master Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 333rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 333rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 333rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 333rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

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Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorMelissaEx
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I fixed the spelling of my father's name, to the correct spelling, Sgt. Exelberth.
Added radio operator - source: my father, his separation papers, the MACR and other parts of this site.
--Melissa Exelberth

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
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Correction to named crew member - not Sgt Waleler but Edward J. Schaler. Information provided by Sherry Russell (user http://www.americanairmuseum.com/user/61549) , daughter of Edward Schaler.

Date: 23 Apr 2017 04:31:34
Contributordlilly
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Provided by David V Lilly ( son of John V Lilly) 4/22/2017