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Joseph E. Bradbury, Pilot
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JOSEPH E. BRADBURY CREW - 360th BS
(Lt Bradbury assigned to 360BS: 20 March 1943 as CoPilot)
(Upgraded to Pilot: 08 July 1943)


Original Bradbury Crew:
1Lt Joseph E. Bradbury (P)(1), 2Lt George W. Crockett, Jr.(CP)(POW)(2),
2Lt Israel Millner (N)(POW)(3), 2Lt William J. Cramsie (B)(KIA)(3),

T/Sgt Morris Tepper (E)(KIA)(3), T/Sgt Allen D. Jaynes (R)(POW)(3),
S/Sgt Benjamin Clarke, Jr. (BTG)(POW)(3), Sgt Eddie D. Homer (RWG)(POW)(3),
S/Sgt Eugene F. Williams (LWG)(POW)(3), S/Sgt James C. Burke (TG)(POW)(3)

(KIA-POW)
On mission #64, 27 Aug 1943 to Watten, France in B-17F #42-29754 Shangri-La Lil (360BS) PU-B, 2Lt George W. Crockett, Jr. (P), 2Lt Meran A. Barsam, Jr. (CP)(KIA)(4). For mission details see George W. Crockett, Jr crew page.

Crew Notes:

  1. 1Lt Joseph E. Bradbury (P) - Was the original CoPilot on the 1Lt George V. Stallings Crew assigned to the 360th BS on 20 March 1943. Flew 16 missions with the Stallings crew. Upgraded from CoPilot to Pilot on 8 July 1943. Flew eleven missions as Pilot - #55 (29 July 43), 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 64, 65(A), 66 (03 Sept 1943). Flew two missions with his original crew and nine missions with Lt Carl J. Fyler crew before he was upgraded to 1st Pilot.
  2. 2Lt George W. Crockett, Jr. (CP)(POW) - Flew two missions with Lt Bradbury (55, 56). Upgraded to Pilot for four missions (60, 61, 62, 64).
  3. 2Lt Israel Millner (N)(POW), 2Lt William J. Cramsie (B)(KIA), T/Sgt Morris Tepper (E)(KIA), T/Sgt Allen D. Jaynes (R)(POW). S/Sgt Benjamin Clarke, Jr. (BTG)(POW), Sgt Eddie D. Homer (RWG)(POW), S/Sgt Eugene F. Williams (LWG)(POW), S/Sgt James C. Burke (TG)(POW) Flew two missions with Lt Bradbury as Pilot (55, 56) and four missions with Lt Crockett as Pilot (60, 61, 62, 64). Lt Millner also flew on mission #52 and T/Sgt Jaynes flew on mission #53 with other Pilots
  4. 2Lt Meran A. Barsam, Jr. (CP)(KIA) - Flew on one mission (#53) 1Lt George W. Stallings (P) and four missions (60, 61, 62, 64) 2Lt George W. Crockett, Jr. (P)

[Researched by Historian Harry D. Gobrecht]