Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 1st Lt. John H. Davis, Pilot
  2. 2nd Lt. Edwin D. Stewart, Co-Pilot
  3. 2nd Lt. Samuel Sass, Navigator
  4. 2nd Lt. John B. Guarisco, Bombardier

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. S/Sgt. Leroy Whitehead, Gunner
  2. T/Sgt. Raymond J. Walrath, Radio
  3. S/Sgt. Frank Macyda, Ball Turret
  4. T/Sgt. Leroy Hill, Engineer
  5. S/Sgt. Daniel Lewis, Gunner

Missing from Photo:

  1. S/Sgt. Augustin Hollohan, Tail Gunner - Did not fly that day


  1. Original Crew No. 29
  2. 398th Mission No. 56 Merseburg (Leuna) Germany, 28 July 1944
  3. On this mission the Davis crew flew in the High Group, Lead R.H. Element
  4. Aircraft flown: 42-102565 30-M, The Ugly Duckling
  5. Aircraft in photo: 42-102565 30-M, The Ugly Duckling
  6. Photo Date: 28 July 1944
  7. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  8. Photo Reference No. A9208
  9. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Carol A Smith, daughter of R. J. Walrath who provided the names.
  10. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.