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HENRY C. CLARK CREW - 427th BS
(crew assigned 427BS: 04 July 1944 - photo: 12 July 1944)



HENRY C. CLARK CREW - 427th BS
(crew assigned 427BS: 04 July 1944 - photo: June 1944)

(Back L-R) S/Sgt Harold P. Scott (E-KIA), S/Sgt Frederick Roswal (R-KIA),
Sgt Cyrus S. Cruttenden (WG-POW), Sgt Charles A. Sikora, Jr. (BT-POW),
Sgt Robert L. Schlotterbeck (WG), Sgt Edwin W. Bjorn (TG-POW)

(Front L-R) 1Lt Henry C. Clark (P-KIA), 2Lt Gilbert P. 'Gil' Vesy (CP-KIA),
2Lt Ralph J. Davies (N-KIA), F/O Earl E. Brosius (B-KIA)

(KIA - POW) - Shot down by German FW 190 fighters 8 km northeast of Bitburg at Bickendorf, Germany on 15 August 1944 on mission #229 to Wiesbaden, Germany in 427th BS B-17G #42-31423 Jigger Rooche (GN-M) that exploded in the air. Sgt Schlotterbeck was not on that mission as the crew had been reduced to 9 men.

[photo courtesy of Edwin W. Bjorn]
[Researched by 303rdBGA Historian Harry D. Gobrecht]