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The Shumate Crew


Crew Listing of B-29 Aircraft Tail Number 44-87664
6th Sqdn., 29th BG., 314th Wing, 20th AF., N. Field, Guam, 1944/1945

Number on Plane: 0-1
Original Name on Plane: Thunderbird
Any Other Name on Plane: ?
City Name on Plane: "City of Phoenix"
Date of Plane Arrival on Guam: Feb 1945
MACR: #14820
Accident Report:
> Air Crew < > Original Crew <
POS Rank Name Status Serial # MOS Missions
AC  Cpt  James L Shumate  (KIA) 08/08/45 0668505   
1Lt  Thomas G Marshall  (KIA) 08/09/45 070705   
RO  1Lt  Henry Yassas  (KIA) 08/09/45 02067995   
1Lt  Norman M Jones  (KIA) 08/09/45 02065467   
1Lt  Nicholas Poulos  (KIA) 08/09/45 02060580   
FE  MSgt  Lester C Morris  (D) 01/01/70 32361362   
ROM  SSgt  Serafino Morone  (KIA) 08/09/45 32617114   
CFC  TSgt  Harold P Brennan  (KIA) 08/09/45 33849754   
LG  SSgt  Mark E Miller  (KIA) 08/09/45 42105744   
RG  SSgt  James F Payne  (KIA) 08/09/45 34795356   
TG  Cpl  Raymond G Cagle  (KIA) 08/09/45 70044481   
Number of Combat Missions Completed with this crew: 18

> Passengers <
POS Rank Name Status Serial # MOS Missions
Pos 1 Major  Bob Anthony  (KIA) 08/08/45 0-430738   

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


Major Robert Anthony, HDQ 20th AF, on board (KIA)
Mission to Tachikawa, plane hit by FLAK, exploded, 1 parachute seen, Target was Nakajima aircraft plant.


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