Bomb Group

380th Bomb Group Association

NEWSLETTER #23 -- June 2005


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.


RAAF-528th  Pattison, Albert James,  Radar Navigator/Wireless Operator, Various Crews, DOD 01/14/2005, Bribie Island, Queensland, Australia, reported by his son, Kenneth Pattison

529th  Lively, Robert R., Assistant Ops Officer, Aircraft Commander, Lively's Crew (41), DOD 05/10/2005, Pineville, Louisiana, reported by Gene Gaddis

530th Chelling, Edward H., Gunner, DeLoache's Crew (64), DOD 01/14/2005, Downey, California, reported by his son, Timothy Chelling

530th Montz, Richard T., Flight Engineer, Piper/Kreuger's Crews (64), DOD 05/13/2005, St. Augustine, Florida, reported by Len Gronkowski

530th Murphy, Walter E., Co-Pilot, Kreuger's Crew (64), Aircraft Commander, Murphy's Crew (54), DOD 03/14/1997, Oceanside, California, reported by his daughter-in-law, Janis Murphy

531st  Campbell, John L., Pilot/Aircraft Commander, Paul's Crew (32) / Various Crews, DOD 03/30/2005, Louisville, Kentucky, reported by his wife, Doris

531st  Deale, Francis X., Flight Engineer, Dreier's Crew (95), DOD 2003, reported by his daughter, Romana X. Deale Beltran

531st  Efthemois, Nicholas.,  Flight Engineer, Biggs' Crew (95), Sears' Crew (85), DOD 04/02/1983, Hillside, New Jersey, reported by his daughter, Constance Thomas

531st  Haven, Donald E., Bombardier, Brasfield's Crew (98), DOD 01/05/1998, Visalia, California, reported by his daughter, Stacie L. Haven

531st  Quimby, Kenneth D., Gunner, Hulsey's Crew (82), DOD 02/14/2005, Wichita, Kansas, reported by his wife, Dortha

531st  Swanson, Ralph E., Tail Gunner, Hulsey's Crew (82), DOD 10/21/1999, Portland, Oregon, reported by his grandson, Jesse Brown

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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