Raymond Kenneth Pickell
Born 2 February 1923 – Loudon County
Son of Robert Rutherford Pickell and Bertie Bell Manis

S/Sgt Pickel was Left Waist Gunner on B-17 serial number 42-97787, which crashed into the North Sea.

Crew members
Pilot 1st Lt Joe R. Worthley
Co-Pilot2nd Lt Alfred B. Clumpner
Bombardier 1st Lt Austin J. Mack
Navigator 1st Lt Carroll Binder Jr.
Radio Operator/Gunner S/Sgt Erwin C. Zimmer
Left Waist Gunner S/Sgt Kenneth R. Pickell
Right Waist Gunner S/Sgt Leslie H. Schweinebraten
Top Turret Gunner Sgt James S. Baker
Ball Turret Gunner Sgt John W. Goetz
Tail Gunner Sgt Elmer E. Simpson

Sgt Simpson was the only survivor.

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