Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. T/Sgt. Art Jones, Radio Operator
  2. S/Sgt. Bill Fleming, Tail Gunner
  3. S/Sgt. Maury Newcomer, Waist Gunner
  4. T/Sgt. Russ Currier, Engineer
  5. S/Sgt. Harold Clyne, Ball Turret

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. Wally Small, Navigator
  2. 2nd Lt. Bob Gaynor, Bombardier
  3. 1st Lt. Joe Tarr, Pilot
  4. 2nd Lt. Bob Welty, Co-Pilot


  1. Missing from photo: S/Sgt. Al Doherty, Waist Gunner


  1. Aircraft in Photo: unknown
  2. Photo Date: probably October / November 1944 (Ranks as of November 1944)
  3. Photo Location: Nuthampstead, England
  4. Photo Reference: 02 Tarr via Scott Welty
  5. Information compiled by the 398th Web Team with thanks to Scott Welty for identifying the crew. Scott is the son of Bob Welty.
  6. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Pictures Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.

See also:

  1. Lt. Bob Welty took a roll of color film during his tour. Some of these photos have been provided for the 398th page. The links are:
    1. The Tarr Crew in B-17 Training
    2. Lt. Bob Welty's Mission Photos for 14, 15 and 19 February 1945
    3. Lt. Bob Welty and Friends in Nuthampstead - late 1944/Early 1945
  2. Russell Currier, 398th Engineer - 603rd Squadron Video Interview (42m 02s)