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

Crew of 1/Lt George R. Balthazor - 839th Squadron - with B-17G 43-37984 ‘Flutterbye’ at Lavenham, England, 1944
Photo likely taken October 1944, possibly 18-Oct-44, the day of Lt. Balthazor's 32nd and last combat mission
Back row (L to R): T/Sgt Robert W. Huff (engineer), S/Sgt William D. Gillespie (tail gunner), S/Sgt John G. Hudnall (ball gunner), S/Sgt Harold E. Lassor (waist gunner)
Front row (L to R): 2/Lt Edward D. Crowcroft (bombardier), 2/Lt Roger G. Preston (copilot), 1/Lt George R. Balthazor (pilot), 1/Lt Elwood A. Seifts (navigator)
Not in picture: T/Sgt Harvell H. Ellzey (radio operator) and S/Sgt Harold Manoogian (waist gunner)
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(Photo provided by Steve Balthazor, nephew of George R. Balthazor)


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