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The Buttfield Crew


Crew Listing of B-29 Aircraft Tail Number 44-69669
6th Sqdn., 29th BG., 314th Wing, 20th AF., N. Field, Guam, 1944/1945

Number on Plane: 0-12
Original Name on Plane: ?
Any Other Name on Plane: ?
City Name on Plane: ?
Date of Plane Arrival on Guam: ?
MACR: #14231
Accident Report:
> Air Crew < > Original Crew <
POS Rank Name Status Serial # MOS Missions
AC  1Lt  William S Buttfield  (KIA) 04/07/45 0818592  1093 
2LT  Leo F Leser  (KIA) 04/07/45 0778853   
RO  2Lt  Edward J Drew  (KIA) 04/07/45 02060485   
2Lt  Charles M Landers  (KIA) 04/07/45 02065379   
2Lt  William M McMannama  (KIA) 04/07/45 02060548   
FE  TSgt  James W Pierce  (KIA) 04/07/45 34056054   
ROM  Sgt  Charles T Connolly  (KIA) 04/07/45 32766636   
CFC  Sgt  Clarence R Sawyer  (KIA) 04/07/45 19128995   
LG  Sgt  William H O'Shaughnessy  (KIA) 04/07/45 15359210   
RG  Sgt  Robert B Lynch  (KIA) 04/07/45 35299735   
TG  Sgt  William P Madigan  (KIA) 04/07/45 33768390   
Number of Combat Missions Completed with this crew: 9

> Passengers <
POS Rank Name Status Serial # MOS Missions
Pos 1 1Lt  Robert Ruthfus  (KIA) 04/07/45 0858086   

> Ground Crew <
POS Rank Name Status Serial # MOS
CC  MSgt  Nobel Ellison    6984265   
No Ground Crew Members entered
Status As of Date Shown: (C) Living; (D) Deceased; (U) Unknown; (KIA) Killed in Action; (KIT) Killed in Training


246 AAF BU Pratt; Crew #6-13,
Downed by FLAK Damage, Mission to Nagoya


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