William R Gaylor JrMilitary
Top Row left to right: Willis, Burnett, Sunkel, Gaylor
Bottom Row left to right: Marvin, engineer top turret; Kimber, radio operator; Brown, lower ball gunner; Miller, waist gunner; Gaerditz, 2nd engineer, gunner. Bovino, another crew member, was getting a haircut, Willis noted on the back of the photo. Robert H. Willis
Associated Group and people.
Member of Willis crew;
Remained an Air Force officer until 1972, retired as Lt. Colonel;
Was an Electronics Engineer for the Air Force;
Did the same job as a civilian after retiring.
Died February 1986.
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Units served with
Son, Charles Gaylor (USA)
son, Charles Gaylor
He was my father.
Mission are from his combat diary, but most of January 1945 is not available. January 1945 information is from the 490th BG(H) Memorial organization.
Rotated out on or about 02-02-1945.