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 Odis Lee “Sonny” Apple, Jr

Odis Lee “Sonny” Apple, Jr

Hail, Fannin County, Texas, USA
Death 13 Sep 1944 (aged 21)
Landkreis Mainz-Bingen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Burial Sweetwater, Nolan County, Texas, USA
Plot Block 110
Memorial ID 15020426 · View Source
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Odis Lee "Sonny" Apple, Jr. was my 2nd cousin.

World War II - 8th AF
14th Bomber Wing
392nd Bomb Group
579th Bomb Squadron (front row, 2nd from left)

The "ENVY OF ‘EM ALL" crew:

2nd/Lt. Albert E. Joynt
Pilot KIA

2nd/Lt.Edward J. Taylor Co Pilot POW

2nd/Lt. Homer H. Phipps Jr. Navigator POW

2nd/Lt. Bruce F. Forsberg
Bombardier KIA

T/Sgt. Roy A. Smith Jr.
Engineer POW

S/Sgt. Odis L. Apple Jr.
Radio Op. KIA

S/Sgt. L. G. Floyd
Gunner KIA

S/Sgt. Charles L. Hester Gunner POW

S/Sgt. Earl J. Propst
Gunner KIA

S/Sgt. Charles E. Vavra
Gunner KIA

Family Members



Texas SSgt., 579 AAF Bomb Sq., WWII





  • Maintained by: Marilynn Apple Moorman
  • Originally Created by: Janie Healer Davis
  • Added: 23 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15020426
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Odis Lee “Sonny” Apple, Jr (15 Aug 1923–13 Sep 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15020426, citing Sweetwater Cemetery, Sweetwater, Nolan County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Marilynn Apple Moorman (contributor 47970986) .