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Crew PILOT: Jack W.  THRASHER

Jack W. Thrasher Crew (left to right)
Standing: Jack Thrasher (P), Ernest Coble (CP), Maurice Kay (BOM), Gerald Rimmel (NAV)
Kneeling: Albert Egsieker (ROG), Joseph Turrenne (WG) Cecil Baker (TG) 
Thomas Browning (TTE), George Mensler (NG)
Photo courtesy of Sally Browning Holloway, daughter of Thomas Browning.

According to Jack O'Leary (20 Jan 2005), this photo was taken on 25 Oct 1944 at Ardmore AAF, Oklahoma. 2nd Lt. Maurice Kay was removed from the Thrasher crew after training in the States and was replaced by Cpl. George Mensler

MACR: 12892 CR: 12892

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Jack W. THRASHER P KIA
2 LT Ernest F. COBLE CP FEH
3 LT Gerald A. RIMMEL NAV POW
4 CPL Thomas C. BROWNING ROG POW
5 T/SGT Albert L. EGSIEKER ROG POW
6 CPL Alfed S. COLLINS BTG FEH
7 CPL George E. MENSLER WG FEH
8 S/SGT Joseph E. TURENNE WG FEH
9 S/SGT Cecil A. BAKER TG KIA

Crew 2

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Jack W. THRASHER P KIA
2 LT Charles S. BAYHA CP POW
3 LT Willis R. MCGUIRE NAV KIA
4 LT Harry F. BOTT BOM POW
5 S/SGT Ray U. MUFFLEY WG POW

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