461st plaque

461st Bombardment Group (H)

764th Crews 765th Crews 766th Crews 767th Crews

 Alexander - #11-2  Arnholt - #155  Baird - #3-1  Baker - #84-0  Batenic - #3-3  Bean - #3  Beson - #86R  Blanchard - #2  Bloxom - #4887  Bock - #10-1  Boozer - #17-1  Britton - #2  Brown - #18R  Brown - #  Burton - #8  Cain - #19-0  Carlisle - #5-  Clay - #88R  Crumbo - #151  Dughi - #6-1  Emmert - #5628  Freeman - #1  Fuller - #05  Garrett - #16-2 (152)  Gilbert - #2R-2  Gilley - #4/16  Hefling - #09  Herrin - #17-1  Inskeep - #85R  Johnson - #4/7  Kollenborn - #4  Kursel - #6-1  Lalewicz - #85  Lightbody - #97R  Lively - #18/99  Longino - #116  Lucas - #5  McGoey - #8R  Miller - #1-1  Mitchell - #12  Nahkunst - #13-2  Oliver - #15-1  Olson - #4/16-6  Parsonson - #14-3  Petty - #1/6  Powell - #4-2  Rathfelder - #16-3  Rosenberg - #4887  Ross - #115R  Russell - #19-0  Rutter - #7/3  Ryder - #17  Sargent - #98R  Saur - #17-2  Sayre - #13  Schultz - #3-1  Skalomenos - #136  Sklansky - #9-1  Smith - #3-2  Souther - #12-1  Spehalski - #87R-2  Spencer - #5-1  Steele - #16  Stephens - #14  Stevens - #1  Stevens - #4-3  Stitch - #4983  Taylor - #10/31  Tetzlaff - #129  Tiffany - #2-1  Toothman - #13-3  Trenner - #18  Turner - #14-2  Underwood - #7-1  Veiluva - #07  Vilesis - #100R  Wallace - #11  Wastman - #10  Weber - #19-2  Weir - #06  Wilson - #15  Wyllie - #11-1  Young - #15

Russell - #19-0

Russell, Leroy G., Pilot

Cain, James H., Co-Pilot

Hall, Calhoun J., Navigator

Starkey, Eugene C. Jr., Bombardier

Dinaro, Thomas J., Gunner

Hansen, John P., Gunner

Kehoe, Richard M., Radio Operator/Gunner

Laybourn, Myron D., Nose Gunner

Poling, Wilmer G., Top Turret Gunner

Seiber, Shannon N., Engineer/Gunner

LeRoy Russell 

LeRoy G. Russell (pilot)

James Cain 

James H. Cain (co-pilot)

Thomas Dinaro 

Thomas J. Dinaro (gunner)

Richard Kehoe 

Richard M. Kehoe (radio operator/gunner)

Myron Laybourn 

Myron D. Laybourn (nose gunner)

Shannon Seiber 

Shannon N. Seiber (engineer/gunner)

From The Buckhannon Record

Tallmansville, W. Virginia

Wilmer Poling

S/Sgt. Wilmer G. Poling, a top turret Gunner on a B-24 Bomber, was killed in action over Italy on August 12, 1944.  His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Poling, Tallmansville, were informed by the War Department last week.  He had participated in over 40 missions.

Wilmer Poling

S/Sgt. Wilmer G. Poling

Wilmer Poling 

Courtesy of Bob Kellman

Wilmer Poling (top turret gunner)