Probably at Biggs Field, Nov 30, 1944, Crew 8238
Combat Crew Headquarters Biggs Field, Texas (El Paso)
When they left Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas November 30, 1944 they were Crew #8238. Lt. Leif R. Ostnes kneeling fourth from left.
Possibly standing 1st left, Lt. Gerald E. Leighton, standing 3rd from left, Cpl Harry W. Burns.
Rank: / Date of Rank: / Name:. / ASN: / Duty / Aer Rat: / MOS:
1st Lt 6 Feb 43 Ostnes, Leif R 0737629 P P-3-4 1091
2d Lt 27 Jun 44 Leighton, Gerald E 0780637 CP P-5-2 1051
2d Lt 28 Aug 44 Purchase, George A 02069115 N N 1034
2d Lt 22 Jul 44 Robinson, John V 0783457 B B 1035
Cpl Riordan, Victor J 16133392 E 748
Cpl Nepo, Alexander H 6003846 RO 757
Cpl Beck, Harrison G 17130624 AG 612
Cpl Carroll, John R 37580947 ARO 611
Cpl Burns, Harry W 38546978 TG 611
When they leave Boston for England, Cpl. Carroll, John R is dropped from list. Cpl.
Hamblin, Robert G. 35557913 is added and has duty initial G and an MOS of 611. Cpls. Beck, Burns and Hamblin are duty initial G. Cpl. Nepo has duty initial AR. Cpl. Riordan has duty initial AE.