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Homer P. Bailie, Pilot
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HOMER P. BAILIE CREW - 358th BS
(crew assigned 358BS: 24 Apr 1944)

(Back L-R) Sgt Gregorio Martinez (LWG), S/Sgt William J. Ham (E),
Sgt Charles F. Munn (RWG)(1), Sgt Frank E. Oss (BTG),
S/Sgt Robert B. Sawyer (R), Sgt Richard G. Naylor (TG)

(Front L-R) Lt Edward L. Waterland (N), Lt Homer P. Bailie (P),
F/O Costa Markos (CP)(2), Lt Herbert L. Barkin (B)


HOMER P. BAILIE CREW - 358th BS
(crew assigned 358BS: 24 Apr 1944 - photo: 6 May 1944)


Crew Comments:
  1. Sgt Charles F. Munn - Deleted from crew in July 1944 when crew size was changed from 10 to 9 men. Then flew as a substitute gunner with various other crews.
  2. F/O Costa Markos - Upgraded from CoPilot to Pilot on 25 June 1944 following mission # 189 ( 22 June 1944) and removed from the Bailie Crew. Flew as CoPilot on mission # 190 (24 June 1944), as Pilot on on ten missions mission # 194 (29 June 1944) through mission #211 (24 July 1944) and then flew his remaining combat missions starting with mission #214 (29 July 1944) as CoPilot with several different Pilots.

[photo from the 303rdBGA Archives - identification from Whitney Haskell's scrapbook]
[Researched by 303rdBGA Historian Harry D. Gobrecht]