Bomb Group

380th Bomb Group Association

NEWSLETTER #11 -- June 2002


Day is done, gone the sun, from the lake, from the hill,
from the sky. All is well, safely rest, God is nigh.

Thanks and praise for our days 'neath the sun, `neath
the stars, `neath the sky. As we go, this we know
God is nigh.


528th Allshouse, Jr., Lee, Gunner, Boeshaar's Crew (4), Adrian, Michigan, DOD 05/19/2002, reported by David Lehigh

528th Breece, William F., Aircraft Commander, Breece's Crew (DOD unknown-approximately four years ago), reported by Col. Milt Markowitz, Ret. (information received from his widow, Pearl)

528th Hunt, Robert F., Navigator, Baker's Crew (4), Red Bank, New Jersey, DOD 05/20/2002, reported by Dexter Baker

528th Maresca, Michael L., Tail Gunner, Baker's Crew (4), College Point, New York, DOD 11/16/2001, reported by his wife, Ginny Maresca, and Dexter Baker

528th Murtaugh, James F., Radio Operator, Tate's Crew (9), Hermitage, Pennsylvania, DOD 04/25/2001, reported by Bill Fortenberry (information received from Murt's daughter, Darlene McCann)

529th Brostoff, Delmer (NMI), Gunner, Reed's Crew (38), Bridgman, Michigan, DOD 11/02/2001, reported by Leadell Brostoff

530th Ranck, Vernon W., Ground Staff, Orderly Room, Manheim, Pennsylvania, DOD 04/14/2002, reported by his daughter, Jody Kettering, to Del Haggas and Gene Lysaker

531st Gross, Albert (NMI), Gunner, Kay's Crew (115), DOD 12/04/2001, reported by his daughter, Ann, and Jim & Jeanne Meredith

531st Hare, Leslie R., Gunner, Benson's Crew (116), Lander, Wyoming, DOD 04/11/2002, reported by Gail Stephenson

531st Lardin, John D., Gunner, Farrington's Crew (48), New Kensington, Pennsylvania, DOD 03/14/2002, reported by his daughter, Helen M. Richardson

Link to Complete TAPS Listing


Please send TAPS information to:

Barbara J Gotham

130 Colony Road, West Lafayette IN 47906-1209


When submitting a TAPS listing for a 380th member or spouse, please be sure to include the person's name and squadron, city/state where living at time of death, date of death (if exact date not known, then month/year or even year is sufficient), and your name and relationship to him/her.

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