498th BG Page

© 2004 Atkinsopht (03/20/16)

Below are some 498th BG veterans, whose families, and friends have graciously lent me pictures and names to put up on this site.

If you visit here please take a minute to go on to my seeking 498th vets page in the hope that you may be able to provide information to relatives seeking traces of their fathers, uncles, and brothers of the 498th.


J.Creedon's Crew

T-square 36 "Tokyo Raiders" (25 missions)
J.Creedon(AC), W.King(CP), R.V.Thomas(N), A.McNicoll(B), F.L.Ackerman(V), C.Moden(FE),
C.Cary(RO), C.N.Schultz(TG), L.Devries(RG), E.R.Jenkins(LG), D.W.Perkins(CFC)
T-36 shot-up from enemy aircraft and flak on 5 June 1945 over Kobe. After an emergency landing on Iwo Jima crew reassigned to T-33
Information courtesy of George Schultz (son of C.N.Schultz)


R.Stickney's Crew

Crew-T42, 875th Bomb Squadron
H.A.Brandt*, R.C.Stickney(AC), L.E.Winslow, R.F.Thompson, J.N.Herowitz (Hurwitz?)
J.L.Boyd, J.P.Quinn, Thomas*, J.O.Merriwether, P.M.Haines (Haynes?), E.M.Zeohe (Zeone?)
T-42 Crashed in the Marianas on Anatahan on their first mission (no survivors). *Not on fatal flight.
Information courtesy of Curt_Kessler.


R.Livingston's Crew

R.Livingston's Crew, 874th Bomb Squadron
R.A.Livingston(AC), R.D.Town, C.E.McCoy, O.Baskin, M.Melbostad, S.Cook
N.Cure, M.A.Palmer, F.J.Whitney, B.O.Hopsan, J.B.Comeaux
Information courtesy of Sue Erickson.


H.Taylor's Crew

H.Taylor's Crew, 874th Bomb Squadron
R.Mossholder(LG), J.McDonald(CFC), R.Northrup(RN), D.Miller(TG), C.Green(RG), W.Clecker(RO)
J.Damm(B), W.Blume(N), H.Taylor(AC), A.Nevotti(CP), M.Gardner(FE)
Information courtesy of Bill Blume (Son of W.Blume).


Cassady Crew

Cassady Crew, 874th Bomb Squadron


Devil's Darlin' Crew

Devil's Darlin' Crew, 873rd Bomb Squadron
Silk, Burton, Malone, Kossoff, Woods
Clarke, Schiffine, Osborne, Dayoff, Ritchie, Dijeweke


Hines Crew

Charles Hines Crew, 873rd Bomb Squadron
Silk, Burton, Malone, Kossoff, Woods
Clarke, Schiffine, Osborne, Dayoff, Ritchie, Dijeweke


McClendon Crew

Lee McClendon Crew, 874th Bomb Squadron
David Beckett, Paul J. Sobonya, Lee McClendon, Arthur J. Petro, James W. Bissantz
Travis P. Watkins, J. Edwin Barnitz, Edward C. Kane, Hubert C. Nalcton, Virgil L. Young, Alfred D. Peck

If you visit here please take a minute to go on to my seeking 498th vets page in the hope that you may be able to provide information to relatives seeking traces of their fathers, uncles, and brothers of the 498th.


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