Bomb Group

380th Bomb Group Association
World War II Veterans Group


NEWSLETTER #44 - Fall 2010


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, Navran, Stephen S., Sr., Pilot/Aircraft Commander, Navran Crew (7), DOD August 15, 2010, Scottsdale, Arizona, reported by his son, Stephen Navran, Jr.

529th, Keefe (O'Keefe), William E., Navigator, Deaner Crew (51), DOD September 2010, Albuquerque, New Mexico, reported by Al Busedu

530th, Gronkowski, Leonard B., Gunner, Ross/Handorf Crew (57) and Krueger Crew (64), DOD August 10, 2010, Cheney, Washington, reported by his son, Rick, and grandson, Michael

530th, Heywood, Ralph E., Bombardier, Dougherty Crew (79), September 2006, Westfield, Massachusetts, reported by his daughter, Dawna Heywood Edmonds

530th/RAAF, Horswood, Gordon William (Bill), Flight Engineer, Lister Crew (71A), DOD February 12, 2010, Marochy Dore, Queensland, Australia, reported by his grandson, Justin Horswood

530th, Russell, Charles H., Pilot, Forest Crew (80), DOD January 09, 1963, Maynard, Massachusetts, reported by his son, Bill Russell

531st/Group, Colie, Ray W., Jr., 53st/Gunner, Blum Crew (91), Group/Gunnery Instructor, January 21, 1993, Dayton, Ohio, reported by his grandson, Matthew Ulrich



Link to Complete TAPS Listing


     Please send TAPS information to:

Barbara J Gotham

130 Colony Road, West Lafayette IN 47906-1209
380th.ww2@gmail.com <380th.ww2@gmail.com>

Click here for TAPS notification form


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 just year is sufficient), and your name and relationship to him/her.

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