Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Cpl. Potts, Radio
  2. Lt. Walker, Pilot
  3. Lt. Elgin, Co-Pilot
  4. Cpl. Beal
  5. Cpl. Weld
  6. Cpl. Lemler, Engineer

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Cpl. James C. Crouch, Waist Gunner
  2. Cpl. Philip D'Addio, Ball Turret
  3. Cpl. Kerns, Gunner
  4. Cpl. Ferguson, Gunner


  1. Ranks at the time of the photo are a best guess. Further research is taking place.
  2. Help is needed in identifying first names and associated positions for two men in the above photograph


  1. Aircraft in photo: Unknown
  2. Photo Date: 29 July 1943.
  3. Photo Location: Rapid City during training
  4. Photo Reference No. Walker_601_19430729
  5. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to Dorothy Crouch and Marilyn Gibb-Rice.
  6. If you would like to add information about this photograph, or can provide a better scan, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.