Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. John Dillon
  2. Vernon Overton, Crew Chief
  3. William J. Palmer

This is a photo of Vernon Overton, Crew Chief 603rd Squadron and John Dillon and William Palmer, presumed to be part of Overton's ground crew. The date and ranks at the time of the photograph are unknown. Further information about this photograph would be appreciated.

Based on the history of A/C 43-39242, it arrived 4 March 1945 as a replacement aircraft and was assigned to the 603rd with the letter F. Thus the above photo was probably taken March-May 1945.


  1. Aircraft in photo: 43-39242 N7-F, Linn County Express
  2. Photo Date: March-May 1945
  3. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  4. Photo Reference No. Overton 01
  5. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to George Hilliard & Allen Ostrom.
  6. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.