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  B-24D-15-CO Liberator Serial Number 41-24093  
USAAF
13th AF
307th BG
370th BS

Pilot  1st Lt. Joseph R. Littlepage, O-395086 (MIA / KIA) WV
Co-Pilot  2nd Lt. George L. Goddard, O-736183 (MIA / KIA) OH
Navigator  2nd Lt. James H. Scholl, O-667436 (MIA / KIA) TX
Bombardier  2nd Lt. Leonard B. Conway, O-731150 (MIA / KIA) WA
Engineer  TSgt Harold H. Justus, 37146474 (MIA / KIA) SD
Asst Engineer  SSgt Harold R. Denison, 37124018 (MIA / KIA) SD
Radio  TSgt Cyril B. Cluff, 39826759 (MIA / KIA) UT
Asst Radio  SSgt Clifford H. Muhlhausen, 18050271 (MIA / KIA) OK
Gunner  SSgt William Poslendi, 6991583 (MIA / KIA)
Gunner/Armorer  SSgt Thomas R. Brady, 35490823 (MIA / KIA) IN

MIA  July 6, 1943 at 7:15pm
MACR  1486 and 45C

Aircraft History
Built by Consolidated at San Diego. Constructor Number 888. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Ferried overseas via Hawaii to the South Pacific.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 13th Air Force, 307th Bombardment Group, 370th Bombardment Squadron. No known nickname or nose art. When lost, engines R-1830-43 Serial Numbers: a) 42-41307 b) 42-42036 c) 42-44427 d) 42-43686.

Mission History
On July 6, 1943 took off from Carney Field on Guadalcanal for a bombing mission against Kahili Airfield and Ballale Airfield. Last seen around 7:00-7:15pm over Choiseul. This bomber failed to return and was reported as Missing In Action (MIA).

Memorials
The entire crew was declared dead on January 21, 1946. All earned the Purple Heart, posthumously. The entire crew is memorialized on the tablets of the missing at Manila American Cemetery.

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Last Updated
June 24, 2018

 

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