Wayne Whiteleather Crewmates

Wayne B Whiteleather-S/Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner/ Asst.Radio Operator-September,1944 through may, 1945 in Crew of Lt Anthony E Purman,Jr

Back row: 1st Lt Anthony E Purman,Jr - Pilot; 2nd Lt Jack M Campbell - Co-Pilot; 2nd Lt Bernard O Burns - Bombbardier; Lt Ross would occasionally fly with crew as navigator; S/Sgt John J Delaney - Waist Gunner,

Front row: S/Sgt Sidney S Rhum - Nose Gunner, Asst. Engineer; S/Sgt Wayne B Whiteleather - Ball Turret Gunner; S/Sgt Bart A Waits - Radio Operator; S/Sgt Raymond J Brisson - Tail Gunner; S/ Sgt Abraham Landsman - Engineer/Top Turret Gunner; Kirk Rapheal was listed in crew but not known if he flew missions with this crew as crew did not have a permanent navigator.

See Crew Photo below

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