Lt. A.E. Purman Crew 757 SQ

Lt Anthony E. Purman's Crew
Back row L to R;
Lt A.E. Purman - Pilot,
Lt Jack Campbell - Copilot,
Lt Bernard O. Burns - Bombardier,
(Kirk Rapheal - did not fly with crew),
S/Sgt John J. Delaney - Waist Gunner

Front row L to R; S/Sgt Sydney S Rhum - Nose Gunner, S/Sgt Wayne B. Whiteleather - Ball Turret, S/Sgt Bart A. Waits - Radio Operator, S/Sgt Raymond J. Brisson - Tail Gunner, S/Sgt Abe Landsman - Engineer/Top Turret

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