Hamlin Poyau Lowry
Born 6 January 1918
Died 4 January 1944
Buried at Stokes Cemetery, Walterboro, SC

Flight Officer
338th Bomber Squadron, 96th Bomber Group, 8th Air Force

Aircraft B-17F with serial number 42-5953 was on an operational mission to Munster, Germany. It collided with aircraft #42-30518. Both planes went down near Lingen, Germany. All crewmembers of aircraft #42-5953 were killed.

Crew members
Pilot, 2nd Lt George Lafayette Davis
Co-Pilot, 2nd Lt Lester Loyd Guderian
Navigator, 2nd Lt Julius Otto Flusche
Bombardier, F/O Hamlin Poyau Lowry
Radio Operator, T/SGt Alfonso John Salvagna
Top Turret Gunner, T/Sgt Kermit Oliver Lansrud
Ball Turret Gunner, S/Sgt John Wesley Shue Jr.
Right Waist Gunner, S/Sgt James Willard Golden
Left Waist Gunner, S/Sgt Nicholas Michael Tolian
Tail Gunner, Sgt Alexander Korolchuk

  • Rank: Flight Officer
  • Date of birth:
  • 6 January 1918
  • Date of death: 4 January 1944
  • County: Greene
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 338th Bomber Squadron, 96th Bomber Group
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Stokes Cemetery, Walterboro, SC
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Middle Panel
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