461st plaque

461st Bombardment Group (H)

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

 Aldredge - #67 Alkire  Arents - #64-1  Austin - 4/16-4  Ballinger - #4/16-7  Bogner - #9648  Bowyer - #79-0  Boyer - #77-1  Bush - #61  Cameron - #79-2  Capalbo  Card - #70-3  Clarke - #73R  Connor - #2/11  Crinkley - #6233  Crume - #62-1  Delana - #72-2  Diggs - #71  Fisher - #78  Frazier - #8/31  Galvan - #78-2  George - #61-2  Hailey - #79  Hamer - #5/7-4  Hansen - #12/12  Harrison - #81R  Heald - #71  Herbert - #70-2  Hettinger - #1/19  Horn - #66-1  Huchzermeier - #7831  Huggard - #75  Hutton - #4/16-5  Jones - #68R  Kane - #63-1  Krahn - #77  Kuestersteffen - #83-?  Lang - #12/2  Langley - #82-  Luebke - #7/27  Maroney - #73  McGinnis - #109  Mertz - #65R  Miller - #74R  Millikin - #72-1  Moore - #4276  Morgan - #78  Muller - #77-0  Nelson - #76  Newton - #7/23  Olson - #7/27-2  Phillips - #76R  Podwolsky - #63-2  Rawchuck - #69-1  Riley - #68  Rosecrans - #7/271  Roswurm - #70-1  Rush - #75-1  Ryan - #71R  Schultz - #73  Silvis - #4/8  Steinberg - #2/7  Stockton - #71-1  Strong - #64  Swinehart - #61-1  Torres - #65  Trohman - #74  Trommershausser  Vogel - #12/2-1  Walsh - #76-1  Walters - #63  Warren - #69  Wiley - #12/17  Willing - #61-  Woodard - #60  Wright - #72  Yauger - #78-3  Zumsteg - #62

Walters - #63

Crew #63

Enhanced by Gerry Kersey 

Standing L-R: Smith, Cecil (N); Lepic, Otto A. (B); Walters, Robert W. (P); Fitzpatrick, John P. (CP)

Squatting L-R: Beversluis, Peter (E/G); Helms, Jeffery C. (TG); Cheek, Dennis M. (RO); Ashbrook, Walter J. (NG); Lucas, Francis J. (BG); Farrel, Edward [KIA]

This crew flew 51 missions - the last one being on 21 July 1944.  Their aircraft was #63, Malfunction Sired by Ford.  They brought this aircraft with them from California to Italy and flew all their missions in the same aircraft.

Walters crew #63 

Standing L-R: Lepic, Otto A. (B); Smith, Cecil (N); Fitzpatrick, John P. (CP); Walters, Robert W. (P); Cheek, Dennis M. (RO)

Squatting L-R: Tyler, George N.; Ashbrook, Walter J. (NG); Vargo, Charles; Lucas, Francis J. (BG); Helms, Jeffery C. (TG)

Walters crew #63 

Standing L-R: Beversluis, Peter (E/G); Walters, Robert W. (P); Fitzpatrick, John P. (CP); Lucas, Francis J. (BG); Smith, Cecil (N)

Squatting L-R: Farrel, Edward [KIA]; Cheek, Dennis M. (RO); Ashbrook, Walter J. (NG); Lepic, Otto A. (B)

Plane #63 

Courtesy of Jessie Cheek

Dennis Cheek in plane #63 returning from a mission to Ploesti, Romania.

Plane #63 

Courtesy of Jessie Cheek

Model of plane #63 made by Francis Lucas.