US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II
Radio Op. Sgt. Arlo V. Werley KIA
Hometown: Berks County PA.
Squadron: 66th 44th Bomb Group
Pilot 2nd/Lt. Herbert Welcome Frawley Jr.
Target: Anti-submarine patrol
Mission Date: 18-My-42
Serial Number: #41-1117
Aircraft Model B-24
Location: Gulf of Mexico
Crew of 9 KIA
Sgt. Arlo V. Werley of U.S. Army Air Corps, serving with the 44th Bomber Group, 66th Bomber Squadron. He was killed when his bomber crashed after takeoff from Barksdale Army Air Base in Louisiana, while departing for an anti-submarine patrol mission over the Gulf of Mexico. Eight other crewmembers also perished:
Lt. Tate Crew
2nd/Lt. Herbert Welcome Frawley Jr. Pilot
2nd/Lt. James R. Everhart Co Pilot
2nd/Lt. Augustus Holman Tate Navigator
Sgt. Mansfield Crabtree Bombardier
Sgt. Louis J. Hepler Engineer
Sgt. Arlo V. Werley Radio Op.
Cpl. Stanley C. Andrews from Elba, Genesee County, N.Y.
Cpl. Rudolph McJunkins gunner
Pvt. Herman R. Sanneman Gunner
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