487th Bomb Group (H)
Station 137 - Lavenham, Suffolk, UK
22-Sep-43 to 7-Nov-45

Althouse Crew - 839th Squadron, 16-Mar-1945
Back row L to R: 1st Lt. Richard L. Althouse (pilot), unknown (replacement copilot), 1st Lt. Richard F. Baer (copilot), unknown (replacment tail-gunner), S/Sgt Norman D Garrison (ball-turret gunner), T/Sgt William R. Bressler (radio operator)
Front row L to R: T/Sgt Aaron C. Conn (togglier), 2nd Lt Douglas D. Couchran (navigator), S/Sgt Harold R. Gustine (waist gunner), T/Sgt Thomas J. Fugere (flight engineer)
Additional note from Ivo de Jong book: It is possible that both unknowns on this photo are 1/Lts Clyde E. Oliver and Willis E. Peake, who both were killed in action on April 10, 1945
(Photo courtesy Stacy Scharch, nephew of Dick Baer)

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