Col LACEY and Col SMITH.
Left to right: Colonel Julius K. Lacey, Colonel Dale Orville Smith
Colonel Julius K. Lacey was the second Group Commanding Officer of the 384th BG. He served as CO from September 6, 1943 to November 23, 1943. It was a temporary assignment between Colonel Budd Peaslee's departure and Colonel Dale O. Smith's arrival. The photo was taken on November 23, 1943. Lacey departed Grafton Underwood immediately upon Smith's arrival.
Photo courtesy of Tony Plowright, 2013.