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Crew PILOT: Owen K.  GRIFFITH

 Owen "Keith" Griffith Crew: 
Standing L-R: Bob Gladden, Jim Brand, Owen Griffith, John Wilson, Allen Glaskin and Stanley Kurnik 
Kneeling L-R: Russell Johnson, Walter Lovvorn, Richard W. PERRAS and Everett White. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

Owen "Keith" Griffith Crew (left to right):
Standing: Bob Gladden, Jim Brand, Owen Griffith, John Wilson, Allen Glaskin and Stanley Kurnik
Kneeling: Russell Johnson, Walter Lovvorn, Richard W. PERRAS and Everett White (100th Photo Archives) 

this ship was nameless. The Griffith crew flew it from HS47 on March 8 and 9 of ‘45 according to Foundation records on Keith’s personnel page. Colorized by Nathan Howland 

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Owen K. GRIFFITH P FEH
2 LT John W. WILSON CP FEH
3 LT James T. BRAND NAV KIC
4 S/SGT Walter M. LOVVORN TOG/NG FEH
5 S/SGT Stanley J. KURNIK TTE FEH
6 T/SGT Russell P. JOHNSON ROG FEH
7 S/SGT Everett S. WHITE BTG FEH
8 S/SGT James R. GLADDEN WG FEH
9 S/SGT Richard W. PERRAS TG FEH

Crew 2

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Owen K. GRIFFITH P FEH
2 LT Thomas J. WILLIAMS BOM FEH
3 LT William D. SWANCUTT RAD FEH

PHOTOS:

 Owen "Keith" Griffith crew Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

48616 LD-Z tribute profile from Tom McCarley for Lt Owen Griffith Crew

Owen "Keith" Griffith Crew (left to right): March 9, 1945 Frankfurt Raid, Crews third mission.  

Standing: Owen Griffith, Everett White, Richard W. Perras, Russell Johnson, Bob Gladden, Jim Brand
Kneeling: John Wilson,Walter Lovvorn, and Stanley Kurnik
(Photo courtesy of Richard White and Tom McCarley)

Formation of 100th BG A/C  (Photo courtesy of Richard White and Tom McCarley)
LN-X 
LN-R 48916 PFF
XR-G 48532 Kleen Sweep

 This is Keith Owen lead crew, the creation of which coincided with the end of hostilities in Europe. The line-up changed quite a bit. The as pictured never flew a combat mission, but did fly the May 5 & 7 1945 Chowhound Missions. Back row L TO R:  Billie McMillin NAV, Owen Griffith P, John Wilson CP, W. D. Swancutt Radar Op, Allen Glaskin Bombardier. Front row L TO R:  James "Bob"Gladden waist gunner, R. Perras tail gunner, R. P. Johnson radio operator, Stanley Kurnick engineer, Unknown. Photo Courtesy of Tom McCarley

Walter "Mark" Lovvorn in he Middle and John Wilson far Right.  Aircraft is 48127 LD-Y.  Photo courtesy of Tom McCarley/Keith Griffith. 

Owen K. Griffith (standing in middle) crew in Munich after Hostilities Thomas Williams kneeling right . Photo courtesy of wendy terrell

Enlisted Men from Lt Owen Griffith's Crew.  
Kneeling L-R: Stanley Kurnik, Richard Perras, Stanley Kurnick 
Standing: James R "Bob" Gladden, R. P. Johnson, ?

Part of Owen Griffith Crew in Munich after the War.  Owen Griffith in standing in the middle and Thomas J. Williams is Kneeling far right.  Photo courtesy of Wendy Terrel, daughter of Lt Williams. 

Dad wrote "a little handball" "Wils & Griff in Center" (John Wilson & Owen Griffith)
Also TA...looks like an underfed and unwashed bunch!  Photo courtesy of Lt Williams daughter Wendy Terrell

Enlisted Men from Lt Owen Griffith's Crew.  
Kneeling L-R: Stanley Kurnik, Richard Perras, Stanley Kurnick 
Standing: James R "Bob" Gladden, R. P. Johnson, ? Photo courtesy of Wendy Terrell

C.C  Richard W. PERRAS, Stanley Kurnick, Walter "Mark" Lovvorn in he Middle and John Wilson far Right.  Aircraft is 48127 LD-Y.

Wils (john wilson), Griff (owen griffith), Mac, Swanny, Whit

Owen Keith Griffith said this was a ladies softball team that he provided postwar transport for!

MAY 5, 1945: Chowhound mission to feed starving Dutch citizens. Diary Entry of  Lt Thomas Williams, Bomb on Lt Doyle Crew.  Courtesy of Daughter Wendy Terrell

MAY 7, 1945 Chowhound mission to feed starving Dutch citizens. Diary Entry of  Lt Thomas Williams, Bomb on Lt Doyle Crew.  Courtesy of Daughter Wendy Terrell

Williams, Griffith, Wilson, Swancutt, McMillin - prior to the formation of the Griffith lead crew, Billie McMillin was the Navigator on the Evans crew with Jack Coop.

I believe this is the only picture of Keith Griffith wearing his A2. Left to Right: Stanley Kurnik, Bob Gladden, Richard Perras, Keith Griffith. Photo courtesy of Tom McCarley