Bert E. Kaylor Aircraft B-17F with serial number 41-24510 departed from Thurleigh, England on a bombing mission to the railroad yards at Lille, France.

Crew members
Pilot, Capt John W. Olson
Co-Pilot, 2nd Lt Joseph N. Gates
Navigator, 2nd Lt William J. Gise
Bombardier, Nose gunner, 2nd Lt Albert W. LaChasse
Top Turret Gunner, T/Sgt Erwin D. Wissenback
Radio Operator, T/Sgt Thomas W. Dynan
Ball Turret Gunner, S/Sgt Bruce Nicholson
Waist Gunner, S/Sgt Thurman C. Wilder
Tail Gunner, S/Sgt Bert E. Kaylor

  • Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 24 March 1921
  • Date of death: 9 October 1942
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 306th Bomber Group (Heavy), 36th Bomber Squadron, 8th Air Force
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Middle Panel
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