Corporal Ralph Hoddy Leverette
Born 28 October 1922, Georgia
Died non Battle 12 February 1945, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia
Son of Emma J. Simpson
Cpl Leverette was killed in a plane crash at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia. He was the Radio Operator/Gunner on a B-17. He is buried at Summerour Methodist Cemetery, Crandall, Murray County in Georgia.
Crewmembers in photo (taken at Drew Field, Florida) below:
Bottom row (l-r) – Sgt. William Knight, Top Turret Gunner; Cpl. Milan Vukelich, Armorer; Cpl. Ralph Leverette, Radio Operator; Cpl. Donald Green, Engineer; Cpl. Raymond Waddell, Ball Turret Gunner; Cpl. Don Van Atta, Tail Gunner.
Top row (l-r) – 2nd Lt. John Bradley, Pilot; 2nd Lt. M. Robert Crowe, Co-Pilot; 2nd Lt. Leslie Becker, Navigator; 2nd Lt. Edgar Guest, Bombardier.