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

Balfrey Crew - 838th Squadron - Crew of Rough Riders
Top, left to right: S/Sgt Joseph C. Fratalone (radio operator), 2nd Lt Ernest F. Balfrey (pilot), 2nd Lt Franklin E. Wicks (bombardier), 1st Lt William Colburn (co-pilot), 1st Lt Francis D. Kelly (navigator)
Bottom, left to right: Sgt Leslie B. Watkins (gunner), Cpl Harry R. Shertinger (gunner), S/Sgt Doyle R. Roberts (engineer), Sgt Leroy E. Sparks (gunner), T/Sgt Herscel J. Patterson (mechanic)
(photo provided by Ivo deJong)

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