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LOYD D. GRIFFIN CREW - 360th BS
(crew assigned 360BS: 09 Feb 1943 - photo: Topeka, KS, Oct 1942)

(Back L-R) Lynwood D. "Lindy" Wiegand (TG), William M. "Bill" Eason (E),
Samuel L. "Sam" Edwards (WG), Vernon E. "Gene" Schwartz (R),
Louis W. "Louie" Rheaume (BT)

(Front L-R) Loyd D. Griffin (P), Walter C. "Walt" Swanson (CP),
Robert L. "Bob" Taylor (B), William M. "Bill" Preston (N)

[photo courtesy of Robert L. Taylor]




LOYD D. GRIFFIN CREW - 360th BS
B-17F 42-5434 Lady Luck (360BS) PU-J
(photo taken 14 July 1943)

(Back L-R) Samuel L. "Sam" Edwards (WG), Walter C. "Walt" Swanson (CP),
Loyd D. Griffin (P), Lawrence E. Effinger (N), Robert L. "Bob" Taylor (B)

(Front L-R) William M. "Bill" Eason (E), Paul E. Henderson (WG),
Vernon E. "Gene" Schwartz (R), Lynwood D. "Lindy" Wiegand (TG),
Robert "Bob" Plummer (BT)

NOTE: Effinger was a fill-in for regular Navigator William M. "Bill" Preston

[photo from the 303rdBGA Archives - identification by Robert L. Taylor]




LOYD D. GRIFFIN CREW - 360th BS
(photo taken Mar/Apr 1943)
B-17F Lady Luck aka Bob's Boudoir #42-5434 PU-J

(Back L-R) S/Sgt Samuel L. "Sam" Edwards (WG), T/Sgt William M. "Bill" Eason (E),
1Lt William M. "Bill" Preston (N), Capt Loyd D. Griffin (P),
1Lt Walter C. "Walt" Swanson (CP), 1Lt Robert L. "Bob" Taylor (B)

(Front L-R) S/Sgt Paul E. Henderson (WG), S/Sgt Robert "Bob" Plummer (BT),
T/Sgt Vernon E. "Gene" Schwartz (R), S/Sgt Lynwood D. "Lindy" Wiegand (TG)

[photo courtesy of by Robert L. Taylor]