Pooler in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
“P T's Pirates”
Eighth Air Force
In Memory of
"P T's Pirates"
Lt Paul T Wilkerson, Pilot
Lt Clyde S Sewell, Copilot
Lt Leroy S Campbell, Navigator
Lt Richard Sullivan, Bombardier
T/Sgt George C Gray, Engineer
T/Sgt Frank Terlesky, Radioman
S/Sgt Robert Dotter, Asst Radioman
S/Sgt Norman S Reed, Asst Engineer
S/Sgt Henry S Bunting, Gunner
S/Sgt James Murray, Gunner
S/Sgt Martin B Castle, Gunner
Shot Down on Mission #24
Returning From Hamm
April 22, 1944
Location. 32° 6.942′ N, 81° 14.251′ W. Marker is in Pooler, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on 175 Bourne Avenue.. Touch for map. Located adjacent to I-95, Georgia exit 102, (US 80 east), at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Pooler GA 31322, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2nd Strategic Air Depot (here, next to this marker); 445th Bombardment Group (Heavy) (here, next to this marker); "Hell's Angels" - "Might in Flight" 303rd Bombardment Group (H) The 339th FTR Grp, 8th A.F. (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Alpheus L. Kilmer Crew (a few steps from this marker); 486th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); Pandora's Box (a few steps from this marker); 1st Lt Harlan Leroy Cook (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pooler.
Also see . . . 389th Bombardment Group. flew support and interdictory missions on several occasions, bombing gun batteries and airfields in support of the Normandy invasion in Jun 1944, (Submitted on November 15, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 283 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.