Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Lt. J E Bass Pilot and Crew
(B-17G #42-97498 Padded Cell II)
358th BS 303rd BG
Shot Down Over Bricey, Fr. 6 Feb 1944
Lt J E Bass P POW
Lt J R Burns CP KIA
Lt M B Abernathy N POW
Lt M S Zientar B POW
S/Sgt A Quevado E POW
S/Sgt J C Hensley RO POW/ESC
Sgt H J Brown BT POW
Sgt M J Canale WG POW
Sgt J P Grsetic WG POW
Sgt A C Hendricks TG -
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
Location. 32° 6.959′ N, 81° 14.254′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Located adjacent to I-95, Georgia exit 102, (US 80 east), at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler GA 31322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arky - Missy G Crew (here, next to this marker); The Weixler's (here, next to this marker); Swiss Tribute to WW II Combat Aircrewmen USAAF (here, next to this marker); Stanley's Stalwarts (here, next to this marker); Tribute to Captain MacDonald Austin and Sargeant Jack Berlin (here, next to this marker); A Crew Of Sky Queen (here, next to this marker); "Nye's Annihilators" (here, next to this marker); 93rd BG 482nd BG (P) 389th BG (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
Also see . . . 303rd BG (H) Combat Mission No. 106. One 358BS aircraft and crew was lost. The Padded Cell II #42-97498, piloted by 1Lt. Julius E. Bass, went down with a fire in the cockpit and crashed near Bricy in the Paris, France, area.
(Two different crew members listed here Mission 106 Roster)
P Bass, Julius E., 2Lt BO/POW
*CP Goldman, Myron M., 2Lt BO/KIA
*TG Dockendorf, Cyril J., Sgt BO/POW
NAV Abernathy, Milton B., 2Lt BO/POW
BOM Zientar, Matthew S., 2Lt BO/POW
ENG Quevedo, Alfonso, S/Sgt BO/POW
RWG Grsetic, John P., Sgt BO/POW
RO Hensley, James C., S/Sgt BO/EVD/POW
LWG Canale, Michael J., Sgt BO/POW
BT Brown, Harold J., Sgt BO/POW (Submitted on August 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 530 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.