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

SammysNiece, #42-52766 - B-24 of the 836th Squadron
The crew is believed to be the Joseph Peyton crew. Special orders number 71 show that crew to have been:
2nd Lt Joseph P. Peyton (pilot), 2nd Lt Charles D. Skuda (copilot), 2nd Lt Victor A. DeLuca (navigator), 2nd Lt Edward M. Bailey Jr (bombardier), S/Sgt Donald D. Selvidge (flight engineer), S/Sgt Martin E. Stanley (radio operator), Sgt Charles D. Graft (armorer gunner), Sgt Robert W. Beldon (flight engineer/gunner), Sgt Edward A. Lenfesty (flight engineer/gunner), Pfc William J. Focht (aerial gunner)
2nd Lt Joseph P. Peyton is first from the right front row, 2nd Lt Charles Skuda is second from right, front row.
The others in the crew are unidentified.
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(photo provided by Susan Skuda)

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