39th Bomb Group (VH)

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Ground Crew

Ground Crew P-56

Standing left to right:
#1 - Sgt Dale E. Wohlgamuth # 3 - Sgt Roy W. Broome, Mechanic# 4 - S/Sgt Andrew R. Kirk - Crew Chief
Kneeling left to right:
Cpl Joseph Mosca, Mechanic
Others are unidentified


24 June 2007: Joe Majerak, nephew of S/Sgt Andrew R. Kirk, Crew Chief notified us that his Uncle took his final flight on 23 June 1986.

12 June 2007:
Found the name of Joseph M. Mosca listed in the Social Security Death Index database (SSDI). City/State/Zip Code listed in SSDI matches the Address listed in 39th BG Assoc Records.

10 June 2007:
Lori Harris, has identified her father (Sgt Roy W. Broome) and Sgt Dale E. Wohlgamuth in the above photo.

Historian's Note: On a listing of "Cemeteries of Wayne County" - Burbank Cemetery the following entry was found:
"Dale E. Wohlgamuth 1922-1949 WWII Burbank Cemetery". The year "1922" fits with the birth year of a WWII veteran. According to the Sept 1945 62nd EM Roster - Dale E. Wohlgamuth's address of record was Burbank, OH. This could be our veteran.

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62nd Squadron Crew Index
Source: "History of the 39th Bomb Group; Lori Harris; Joe Majerak