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

1st Lt William A. Edwards Crew - 839th Squadron
Back Row: 2nd Lt William T. Carlin (bombardier) second from left (identification by daughter Kathleen Salvati)
Front Row: F/O Dick Squires (copilot) second from left, 1st Lt William A. Edwards (pilot) second from right
Identities of others in the crew photo are unknown
The Edwards crew arrived Lavenham on 31-Oct-44 comprised of: William A. Edwards (pilot), Richard Squire (co-pilot), Michael J. Pastrick Jr. (navigator), William T. Carlin (bombardier), Jim F. Dowdy (radio operator), William A. Stephenson (flight engineer), Mike Tomkow Jr. (armorer gunner), Warren D. Kramer (aerial gunner), William M. Rawlings (aerial gunner)
Perhaps the unidentified men in the photo are those other men in the crew list
Photo evidently taken 22-Jan-45
(photo from National Archives, to Ivo de Jong)


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