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Kismet plaque on the Rougham Control Tower Museum memorial.



  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 331st Bomb Squadron

    331st Bomb Squadron

    Part of 94th Bomb Group.


  • Jim Bruton

    Military | Engineer

  • Gilbert Gabriel

    Military | Gunner

  • Bernard Jeffers

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator
    He joined the Army Air Corp because he believed that dying for his country would permit him into Heaven. His mother died when he was two, and his sisters pointed to the sky and told him that’s where she went. After leaving the military, he learned that...

  • Milo Johnson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    35 combat missions. [Documents attached to database form] AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC

  • John Moser

    Military | Pilot

  • Ken Rasco

    Military | Gunner

  • Wilbur Richardson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    30 missions. Seriously wounded on 30th over Munich 13 July 1944. After 5 weeks in hospital was offered M/Sergeant. and leader of bomb storage dump. Turned it down because brother was a casualty and felt I should return. Final assignment was nite line...

  • Leo Riley

    Military | Co-Pilot

  • Frank Sarno

    Military | Bombadier

  • Lester Ulvestad

    Military | Major | Navigator / Bombardier
    30 combat missions, 26 as lead aircraft. 16 of lead missions were with two brothers, Billie Melton, Pilot and Wallace Melton, Navigator. ...


  • 42-102605 Kismet

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/44; Hunter 14/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-X] Rougham 1/5/44; Missing in Action battle support area, Fr 13/8/44 with Joe Griffith, Ball turret gunner: Pvt Bill Lappanan, Waist gunner: Jack Kassick (3 evaded...



Date Contributor Update
22 November 2015 13:18:07 usxpat Changes to place associations

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2015 13:18:06 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations