SSgt. Charles "Crummy" Crompton III, ASN 31301924

Engineer / Gunner - Linberg & Nolte Crews

10th Air Force / 7th Bombardment Group / 436th Bombardment Squadron

Enlisted: 8 Mar 43


(Image courtesy of Jim Lux)


Crompton & Linberg Crew - Assigned and Ordered to India

LINBERG CREW - 21 JUL 44

AIRCRAFT WAS ON A CARGO HAULING MISSION FROM
TEZGAON, INDO TO LIUCHOW, CHINA. IT DEPARTED
TEZGAON AT 0530 IST. THE PLANE WAS ABANDONED AT
8,000 FEET. CREW SAFE EXCEPT FOR SGT OSNES. WRECK
WAS AT (24 50N - 102 55E)

P-LINBERG, EUGENE H., 2ND LT, O-690318, SAFE BAILOUT
CP-KUNTZ, MARTIN C., 2ND LT, O-704368, SAFE BAILOUT
N-PATTERSON, DONALD, 2ND LT, O-713218, SAFE BAILOUT
FE-CROMPTON, CHARLES III, S/SGT, 31301924, SAFE BAILOUT
RO-ROSE, JAMES M. S/SGT, 38466718, SAFE BAILOUT
G-HEBERLING, ROBERT E., SGT, 33618874, SAFE BAILOUT
G-OSNES, THELEN H., SGT, 37670579, BAILOUT - BELIEVED TO HAVE DROWNED IN CHUNGYENYSI LAKE


(Image courtesy of Jim Lux)

Application to "Caterpillar Club" following bailout


Nolte Crew

436th BS Personnel

7th BG Personnel

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