Thomas Cuddeback Crew
"T. Cuddeback Crew, Miss Carriage"
Standing, left-to-right: Marvin Brown, waist gunner; 2Lt George Singer, navigator; FO Thomas Cuddeback, pilot; FO Luther Adair Jr, co-pilot; 2Lt James Dillon Jr, bombardier.
Seated, left-to-right: Albert Suchy, engineer; Edward Bessey, ball turret; Albert Westlake, tail gunner; Philip Fink, radio operator; John Selgo, waist gunner.
Identifications per hand-written and typed memo taped to back of original photo.
This crew photo shows the Cuddeback Crew composition when it entered combat in June 1943. Some of the crewmembers originally assigned with Cuddeback had been reassigned by the time this photo was made.
This photo was probably taken at Grafton-Underwood prior to 25 June 1943 (the date that Westlake was killed on a mission with the Way crew.
Photo provided by Marc Poole, 2014.