The Dewey Crew

701st squadron

445th bomb group


Lead Element


B-24J  #42-50855  (Hardstand 40)  Call Letter A+ (Able)

Landed at Manston Emergency Field, Kent, England


RANK     NAME                        POSITION                             OUTCOME

2nd Lt.    Dewey, William R          Pilot                                            Returned to Duty

2nd Lt.    Boykin, William L           Co-Pilot                                      Returned to Duty

2nd Lt.    Bailey, Herbert E           Navigator                                   Returned to Duty

Sgt          Ellson, John E                Radio Operator                         Returned to Duty

Sgt          Medlock, Leslie I           Nose Turret Gunner                  Returned to Duty

Sgt          Bartkow, Walter J          Waist Gunner                             Returned to Duty

Sgt          Johnson, George R       Waist Gunner                             Returned to Duty

S/Sgt       Craig, Charles O           Engineer/Top Turret Gunner    Returned to Duty

Sgt          Montanez, Reuben A    Tail Gunner                                Returned to Duty