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Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lazy Daisy

Eighth Air Force

 
 
Lazy Daisy (#42-31222) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. Lazy Daisy (#42-31222) Marker
Mission 201; collided with 43-37822 over target; both ships went down on fire and out of control; no chutes observed; crashed near Erxleben, Ger; (Missing Air Crew Report 9366)
Inscription.   
384th BG            545th BS
                Lazy Daisy
Down over Magdeburg, Germany 28 Sept 44

1st Lt James J Brodie            P   KIA
1st Lt Lloyd O Vevle            CP   KIA
Capt   George M Hawkins     N   POW
S/Sgt Robert D Crumpton      E   KIA
T/Sgt William E Taylor          R   POW
Sgt     Wilfred F Miller         TG   POW
Sgt     Harry A Liniger         WG   POW
Sgt    Gordon E Hetu           BTG  KIA
S/Sgt Byron L Atkins           TOG  KIA
S/Sgt Donald W Dooley         R     KIA

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 32° 6.91′ N, 81° 14.24′ 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. 305th Bomb Group (H) (here, next to this marker); Our Beloved Brothers (here, next to this marker); In Memory Of...Best Of Friends
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(a few steps from this marker); The Duchess (a few steps from this marker); Blitzing Betsy (a few steps from this marker); Base Air Depot No. 2 Station 582 USAAF (a few steps from this marker); 447th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Colonel James A. Verinis (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
 
Lazy Daisy Marker, indicated by white arrow, on Wall of Heroes image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2013
2. Lazy Daisy Marker, indicated by white arrow, on Wall of Heroes
Lazy Daisy #42-31222 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By 384th Bomb Group, `
3. Lazy Daisy #42-31222
Lazy Daisy Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2013
4. Lazy Daisy Marker located at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
384th BG Banner image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2013
5. 384th BG Banner
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 23, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 24, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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