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Crew PILOT: Robert C.  ELLIS

Robert C. Ellis Crew (left to right)
Standing: Howard Weber (TG), John Lukasavich (ARMORER), Keevin Moriarty (ROG),
Russell Kendig (BTG), Frederick Randleman (WG), Cecil Giberson (TTE)
Kneeling: Wallace Polansky (NAV), Francis Beedle (CP), Robert Ellis (P), William Maynard (BOM)
This photo was taken at Dyersburg, Tennessee - Courtesy of Russ Kendig - 8 Jun 2006

Ellis Crew evidently after becoming Lead since Cockerham is not pictured. Ellis always managed an extra stripe for his EM and Officers had an extra bar also. Well ranked Crew. Location unknown but probably a hut at extreme North end of 351st considering the background. Time therefor would probably be before March,1945 as they moved to the Wofford Hut after the Brown Crew left in March after finishing their tour..Joe Urice
Photo courtesy of Katy Souther, granddaughter of Keevin Moriarty, ROG on Lt Ellis Crew. 

 L-R kneeling Lt. Wilbur Kreamer, Capt. Robert Ellis, Capt Melvin Snyder, Lt Wallace Polansky
L-R Standing: Keevin Moriarty, Russell Kendig, Cecil Giberson, Frederick Randleman

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Robert C. ELLIS P FEH
2 LT Francis G. BEEDLE CP KIA
3 LT Wallace H. POLANSKY NAV FEH
4 S/SGT John A. COCKERHAM TOG/NG FEH
5 T/SGT Cecil W. GIBERSON TOG/NG FEH
6 T/SGT Keevin T. MORIARTY ROG CPT
7 SGT Howard O. WEBER RAD POW
8 T/SGT Frederick J. RANDLEMAN WG FEH
9 S/SGT Russell G. KENDIG TG FEH

Crew 2

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Robert C. ELLIS P FEH
2 LT Wilbur W. KREAMER CP FEH
3 CAPT Melvin D. SNYDER BOM FEH
4 LT Farris A. TURNER BOM FEH

PHOTOS:

 Robert C. Ellis and Frank G. Beedle in "THE BRASS HAT" Detailed Information Photo courtesy of Russ Kendig 

PARD after landing accident with Lt Ellis Crew. Photo courtesy of Katy Souther, granddaughter of Keevin Moriarty, ROG on Lt Ellis Crew. 

PARD after landing accident with Lt Ellis Crew. Photo courtesy of Katy Souther, granddaughter of Keevin Moriarty, ROG on Lt Ellis Crew. 

Enlisted Men of Capt Ellis Crew.Photo courtesy of Katy Souther, granddaughter of Keevin Moriarty, ROG on Lt Ellis Crew. 

Lead Crew photo id

L-R Cecil Giberson, Melvin Snyder, Alfred Paterno (Wofford Crew),Wallace Polansky, Fred Randleman. Photo courtesy of Katy Souther, granddaughter of Keevin Moriarty, ROG on Lt Ellis Crew.