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B-17C 'Pamela / Miss E.M.F." 40-2072
Crew and Passenger List
RANK NAME UNIT BURIAL SITE LOC
Pfc Jerome Abraham 49th Fighter Grp, HQ Sqn Riverside Memorial Park unit 9, Jacksonville, FL Unit 9
Capt John O. Berthold 49th Fighter Grp, 8th Fighter Sqn Woodlawn National Cemetery B 3012
T/5 William A. Briggs 478th Service Sqn, 1037th Signals National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific F 695
Sgt Dean H. Busse 35th Fighter Grp, 40th Fighter Sqn Hillside Cemetery, Julesburg, CO Unknown
T/Sgt James A. Copeland 8th Service Grp, HQ Sqn National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific B 675
Sgt Carl A. Cunningham 49th Fighter Grp, 8th Fighter Sqn National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific A 600
S/Sgt Lovell Dale Curtis 317th Trp Carrier Grp, 46th Trp Carrier Sqn National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific E 517
T/5 George A. Ehrmann 5th Fighter Command, Signal HQ Company Golden Gate National Cemetery x
F/O William C. ERB 317th Trp Carrier Grp, 46th Trp Carrier Sqn CALIFORNIA  
Pvt James E. FINNEY 27th Depot Repair Sqn PENNSYLVANIA  
Sgt Leo E. FLETCHER 38th Bomb Grp, 405th Bomb Sqn KENTUCKEY  
T/Sgt Alfred H. FREZZA 27th Depot Repair Sqn PENNSYLVANIA (Altoona?)  
1/Lt Vern J. Gidcumb 317th TCG, 46th TCS IL  
Pfc Norman J. GOETZ 480th Service Sqn IL  
S/Sgt Roy A. HATLEN 35th Fighter Grp, 40th Fighter Sqn National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific x
S/Sgt John W. HILSHEIMER 35th Fighter Grp, 40th Fighter Sqn Unknown (Arlington indicated in records but is not buried there)  
Pfc Vernon JOHNSON 440th Signal Battalion, Company A National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific x
Sgt Donald B. KYPER 38th Bomb Grp, 405th Bomb Sqn PENNSYLVANIA, Riverview Cemetery, Huntingdon x
Sgt Charlie O. LaRUE 49th Fighter Grp, 8th Fighter Sqn National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific x
Pvt Raymond D. LONGABAUGH 842nd Aviation Engineer Battalion National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific x
Pfc Kenneth W. MANN 36th Service Grp, 374th Service Sqn Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery  
Cpl Marlin D. METZGER 374th Troop Carrier Grp, 6th Troop Carrier Sqn NEBRASKA, Hillcrest Cemetery, Omaha  
Pvt Charles D. MONTGOMERY 49th Fighter Grp, 7th Fighter Sqn National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific x
2/Lt Jack A. OGREN 317th Trp Carrier Grp, 46th Trp Carrier Sqn Unsure - thought to be OHIO (No Army records)  
Pfc John W. PARKER 809th Chemical Company SOUTH CAROLINA  
Pfc Frank S. Penska 374th Trp Carrier Grp, 6th Trp Carrier Sqn National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific x
Maj George N. POWELL 49th Fighter Grp, HQ Sqn Arlington National Cemetery x
Sgt Anthony RUDNICK 565th Signal Battalion, Company A Beverly National Cemetery  
Cpl Charles W. SAMPSON 8th Service Grp, 11th Service Sqn NEW YORK  
Pfc Arnold SEIDEL 5th Air Force, 415th Signal Company Fort Snelling National Cemetery  
Cpl Jacob O. SKAGGS, Jr. 27th Depot Repair Sqn OKLAHOMA x
Cpl Franklin F. Smith 38th BG, 405th BS National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific x
Cpl Raymond H. SMITH 35th Fighter Grp, 40th Fighter Sqn National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific C 735
Pfc Frederick C. SWEET 481st Service Sqn, 46th Ordinance Company MICHIGAN  
Cpl Edward TENNY 479th Service Sqn Big Bend Cemetery, Upshur County, WV  
Sgt David E. Tileston 317th Trp Carrier Grp, 46th Trp Carrier Sqn National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific x
Pfc Dale Van Fosson 8th Ser Grp, 1160th Quartermaster Company Grafton National Cemetery  
Pvt Ruben L. Vaughn 5th Fighter Command, HQ Sqn Rabon Chapel Cemetery, Montgomery County, TX  
S/Sgt Frank E. Whelchel 374th Trp Carrier Grp, 22nd Trp Carrier Sqn Lyons City Cemetery, Lyons, GA  
Pfc Charles M. Williams 455th Service Squadron MISSOURI  

References
NARA World War II Army Enlistment Records - Vern J. Gidcumb
NARA World War II Army Enlistment Records - Franklin F. Smith
FindAGrave - PFC Jerome Abraham (grave photo)
FindAGrave - John O. Berthold (grave photo)
FindAGrave - William A. Briggs (grave photo)
FindAGrave - Dean H. Busse (photo, grave photo)
FindAGrave - James A. Copeland (photo, grave photo)
FindAGrave - Sgt Carl A Cunningham (grave photo)
FindAGrave - Carl A Cunningham (memorial marker photo)
FindAGrave - Lovell D Curtis (photo, grave photo)
FindAGrave - George Augustus Ehrmann (grave photo)
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FindAGrave - Lieut Vern Joseph “Jimmy” Gidcumb, Jr (photo, grave photo)
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FindAGrave - Corp Franklin F Smith (photo, grave photo)
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FindAGrave - PFC Dale Van Fosson (grave photo)
FindAGrave - Ruben L Vaughn (grave photo)
FindAGrave - Sgt Frank E. Whelchel (photo, grave photo)
FindAGrave - Charles M Williams (photo, grave photo)

 

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