GROUP BURIALS

 

 

Format updated 16 April 2015

Some of the below information and photos have been provided by and used with permission of Randy Watkins

Author of

You Are Not Forgotten

a book detailing group burial sites in National Cemeteries

Randy's details of each crew can be found by clicking on the link next to the PDF icon



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updated 24 September 2012

Merrill Crew
Abar Crew
McDonell Crew
Anderson Crew

 

McSpadden Crew

Hahn Crew

 

Merrill Crew

A-22
42-24774
3 July 1945

KIA

Buried
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

Lt Col John H Griffith
Maj Keith N Merrill
1st Lt Walter H Fike, Jr
1st Lt Buford P Johnson
1st Lt Joseph V La Moglia
1st Lt Patrick B Quinn
1st Lt William D Wilson
TSgt Edward F Gawron
TSgt Kurt J Hermann
SSgt Harry R Hill
SSgt James E Keenan
SSgt John L Powell
Sgt John T Jenkins

 

Merrill Crew

Abar Crew

A-24
42-24604
14 Apr 1945

KIA

Buried
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

Capt Everett P Abar
1st Lt Earl J Callender
1st Lt Richard A Ewing
1st Lt Roy E Meeker
TSgt Connie N Samela
SSgt Harold M Bossley
Sgt Conrad J Saucier

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Capt Irvin L Smith

Private Burial Sites

SSgt Robert F Monroe
Greenwood Cemetery
Frackville PA


SSgt George T Quattlander
New York

SSgt Charles W Boal, Jr
Beal Cemetery
Wharton Township PA

 

Abar Crew

McDonell Crew

A-22
42-24616
27 Jan 1945

KIA

Buried
Zachary Taylor National Cemetery

Capt Walter S McDonell
1st Lt William Pleus
1st Lt David C Williams
2nd Lt Graydon V Hardy
2nd Lt Joseph Bena
SSgt John J Connell
SSgt Cecil V Hassell
Sgt James F Campbell
Sgt Albert W Preisser

POW - RTD
Omori POW Camp

SSgt Vere D Carpenter
Sgt Olinto F Lodovici

 

McDonell Crew

Anderson Crew

A-51
42-65231
18 Apr 1945

KIA

Buried
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

1st Lt Robert J Anderson
1st Lt Donald A Christensen
1st Lt Maurice E Kennedy
TSgt Leroy E Franson
SSgt Alexander Sodomora
Sgt William Kopenitsi

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

1st Lt Robert McCausland
Sgt Pasquale T Aina
SSgt Raymond A Hawkins

Private Burial Sites

1st Lt Robert E Adams
Decatur City Cemetery
Decatur GA


Sgt Raymond L Smith
Hillside Cemetery
Marble Rock IA

 

Anderson Crew

McSpadden Crew

A-56
44-69899
5 May 1945

KIA

Buried
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

2nd Lt Wilson K King
F/O Jack R Hesser
2nd Lt Thomas J Croake
SSgt Joseph F Kisti
SSgt John A Meier
Sgt Howard R Johnson

Private Burial Site

TSgt Louis J Hauser
Woodland Cemetery
Dayton OH


POW - KIA

Buried
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific


SSgt Erle P Flanagan
Executed 20 July 45

Private Burial Sites

1st Lt Joe S McSpadden
Executed 15 Aug 45
Greenleaf Cemetery
Brownwood TX

2nd Lt Harry J Foley
Executed (? died of disease )
Mt Olive Cemetery
Troy KS

SSgt Logan M Sparks
Executed 20 July 45
Maplewood Annex B Cemetery
Durham NC

 

McSpadden Crew

Hahn Crew

A-28
42-63423
27 Jan 1945

KIA

Buried
Zachary Taylor National Cemetery

SSgt William J Kennedy, Jr
SSgt Lowell E Lovvorn
SSgt William Overmire, Jr
Sgt Joseph F Barr
Sgt Chester C Cyran

Buried
Arlington National Cemetery

1st Lt Robert C Frazier

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

1st Lt Harry Lowe, Jr

 

POW - KIA
25-26 May

ABMC
Honolulu

Capt Elmer G Hahn
1st Lt Eugene J Redinger
1st Lt Herbert Edman

POW - DOI

Clifford A Myhra
Riverside Cemetery
Fargo ND

Died 10 Feb 45

 

Hahn Crew

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