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Jefferson Barracks Cemetery group burial section 78, graves 930-934
Remains buried March 21, 1950 of remains recovered from March 3-4, 1944 executions at Talili Bay / Tunnel Hill. The grave includes members of the Air Corps (AC) and USMC (U. S. Marine Corps). The date of death of some of the individuals are incorrectly listed as the date their aircraft was lost, not when they were executed.

Left column:
Capt Alexander Rae Berry pilot TBF 06109 USMC February 28, 1943 [sic]
1st Lt. John P. Cox pilot P-38H 42-66892 AC December 25, 1943
TSgt John M. Barron radio B-25D 41-30094 AC March 5, 1944
SSgt Edward T. Constantin gunner B-24D 41-24186 AC March 5, 1944
2nd Lt. Herschel D. Evans co-pilot B-25D 41-30561 AC March 5, 1944
SSgt William C. Harris gunner B-25D 41-30094 AC March 5, 1944
Sgt Michael H. Kicera engineer B-25D 41-30094 AC March 5, 1944
SSgt Romulus F. Mull gunner B-24D 41-24186 AC March 5, 1944
1st Lt. Donald L. Stookey B-25D 41-30561 AC March 5, 1944

Right column:
1st Lt. Walter T. Mayberry pilot F4U 02351 USMC August 30, 1943 [sic]
Pfc Paul F. McCleaf gunner SBD-5 36230 USMC January 14, 1944 [sic]
1st Lt. Andrew J. Borders, Jr. pilot P-40F 41-14107 AC March 5, 1944
2nd Lt Thomas F. Doyle bombardier B-24D 41-24101 AC March 5, 1944
Sgt Raymond J. Farnell Jr. gunner B-24D 41-24101 AC March 5, 1944
2nd Lt. Joseph W. Hill pilot P-40F 41-19838 AC March 5, 1944
1st Lt Anthony Kuhn bombardier B-24D 41-24186 AC March 5, 1944
SSgt Lawson Stewart engineer B-24D 41-24186 AC March 5, 1944
2nd Lt Alston F. Sugden navigator B-24D 41-24101 AC March 5, 1944

Center column:
Cpl Vincent Wasilevski asst engineer B-24D 41-24186 AC March 5, 1944

Lower left column:
Major Ralph Cheli pilot B-25D 41-30117 AC March 6, 1944

Lower right column:
Major Frederick K. Koebig navigator B-24D 41-24186 AC March 6, 1944

Lower marker (section 78 grave 930):
"Ralph Cheli Medal of Honor Maj Army Air Forces World War II Mar 6 1944"
Credit: Randy Watkins Date: 2010
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