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

Lt Robert E. Sheldon Crew - 839th Squadron
Back row: 2nd Lt Charles W. Higgins (co-pilot), unknown, 1st Lt Robert Sheldon (pilot), S/Sgt Melvin "Tex" Sugarek (nose gunner), unknown, T/Sgt Warren J. Weber (radio operator)
Front row: (L to R): S/Sgt Francis M. Jokerst (ball turret gunner), Morris E. Weston (flight engineer), S/Sgt Donald J. Smith (tail gunner)
Others in the Sheldon crew, arriving in Lavenham on 28-Dec-44 were 2nd Lt Lowell A. Bunnell (navigator) and Hugh W. Braham (aerial gunner)
An educated guess is that Braham is 2nd from left in top row, and Bunnell is 2nd from right
Photo evidently taken 20-Jan-45
(Photo from National Archives, to Ivo de Jong. Identities of crew members by Charlie Jokerst, son of Francis Jokerst, Tom Weber, son of Warren Weber, and Ellen Higgins Sugg daughter of Charles Higgins)

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