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

Robert M. Lester Crew - 836th Bomb Squadron
The crew of Robert M. Lester at Ardmore Army Air Base, Oklahoma, when they completed B-17 operational training, probably about September 1944
Back row (L to R): 1st Lt Robert M. Lester (pilot), 2nd Lt Roy Barlow (copilot), F/O Edward K. Kenny (navigator), 2nd Lt Elias J. Endres Jr (bombardier)
Front row (L to R): T/Sgt Sam J. Sparks Jr (engineer), Sgt John A. Jackson (radio operator), Cpl James Brown (armorer/gunner), S/Sgt Albert Crawford Jr (gunner), Cpl Duward M. Presley (gunner), Cpl William A. Doane (gunner)
(Photo from Dorothy Dean, granddaughter of John A. Jackson. Crew identities are recorded on the photo.)

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