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S/SGT  James L. RAYNOR

UNIT: 418th BOMB Sqdn POSITION: WG
SERIAL #: 7005807 STATUS: POW
MACR: 10356

Comments1: 10 NOV 44 WIESBADEN (FLAK)

COMMENTS & NOTES

MEMO 1:

CREW

1ST LT JOHN F. LUNDQUIST  P POW 10 NOV 44 WIESBADEN & INGELHEIM,  TAPS: 27 JUN 1987
1ST LT WILLIS C. DICKERMAN  CP POW 10 NOV 44 " " " "
1ST LT JAMES V. GOSS   NAV KIA 10 NOV 44 " " " " 
1ST LT DONALD G. MESTON  BOM POW 10 NOV 44 " " " " 
CPL JOHN S. WILLIAMSON, JR  ROG POW 10 NOV 44 " " " " 
CPL IRVING WELLS   TTE POW 10 NOV 44 " " " "  TAPS: 05 APR 1978
CPL JACK W. MOORE  BTG POW 10 NOV 44 " " " "  TAPS: 13 MAR 1979
CPL JAMES L. RAYNOR  WG POW 10 NOV 44 " " " " 
CPL PAUL J. AMON   NG NOC
CPL IVAN F. HUNTER   TG POW 10 NOV 44 " " " " 

418th Sqdn. This crew joined the 100th on 17 Jul 1944 and were on their 34th mission on 10 Nov 44.

 EYEWITNESS:  "A/C #986 was damaged by flak over the target at 1239 hours. #1 and #3 engines were windmilling. 
   At 1242 hours pilot called for fighter escort and asked for a heading to nearest friendly airfield.  Aircraft left the
   formation at 1243 hours at 5009N and 0810E and headed back alone."

 Several crew members reported Lt. James V. Goss was killed br a shard of flak which pentrated his steel helment.
    All crew members with the exception of Lt Goss successfully bailed out and were taken prisoner.

MEMO 2:

KIA / MIA / EVA / INT INFORMATION:

TARGET: Weisbaden DATE: 1944-11-10  
AIRCRAFT: "Sack Artist" (42-106986) CAUSE: FLAK  

BURIAL INFORMATION

PLOT: ROW:  
GRAVE: CEMETERY:  
ID: 4306