Bomb Group

380th Bomb Group Association
World War II Veterans Group

NEWSLETTER #45 - Winter 2010/2011


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, William "Bill" LaFlech, Pilot, Bowman Crew (22), DOD October 12, 2010, Highland, Indiana, reported by his nephew, Joseph Strohmeyer

528th, Winogene Gaddis, widow of Eugene Gaddis, DOD October 20, 2010, Mt Pleasant, Texas, reported by her son, Terry Gaddis

528th, Waldo W. Meyers, Radio Operator, Corrado Crew (17), DOD September 5, 2010, reported by his son, Robert Meyers


529th, Frank R. Bolton, Gunner, Thompson Crew (15), DOD May 27, 1990, Claremont, North Carolina, reported by his son, Wayne Bolton

529th, James W. Soderberg, Aircraft Commander, Soderberg Crew (13), DOD July 4, 1999, St. Petersburg, Florida, reported by his granddaughter, Connie McCarthy

529th, Jeanne Soderberg, widow of James W. Soderberg, DOD September 2009, St. Petersburg, Florida, reported by her granddaughter, Connie McCarthy


530th, Charles D. Wilbert, Radio Operator, Dennis Crew, DOD May 21, 1973, Spokane, Washington, reported by his son, Charles J. Wilbert


531st, Francis Lyle Sears, Aircraft Commander, Sears Crew (85), DOD December 6, 2010, reported by John Annesser


Other, Geraldee (Johnny) Cardin, Tech Sergeant and Aviation Instructor at Chanute Field, Kansas, DOD December 25, 2010, Conway, Arkansas, reported by his daughter, Lynn Cardin


Correction: 528th, Richard A. Ebbeson, passed away in his home on October 30, 2001. Reported by his granddaughter, Tammy G. Ebbeson Kennard



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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