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S/SGT  Richard D. PEARSON

UNIT: 349th BOMB Sqdn POSITION: BTG

 Richard D. Pearson -- 349th BTG 

SERIAL #: STATUS: CPT
MACR:

Comments1: DATE & MISSION UNK

COMMENTS & NOTES

MEMO 1:

CREW

Capt Donald H.Moede  Pilot   CT 349th Sqdn. Page 213 of S.O.C. lists a 
Donald H.Moede,Pilot of 1401 G St.,Llncoln,Neb., as completing his tour of 
operatlons. Page 179 of "Contrails" has a picture (349th Sqdn.) of a Capt. 
D. Moedo.

Bruce E.Alshouse of the J.G.Gossage crew writes (1986) that after the 
Gossage crew loss  on 24/9/43,He,Theodore Don,and Mike Gillen( B & R ) were 
assigned to the crew Of Capt.Donald H.Moede. Also on tho Moede crew:

Capt. Donald H. Moede       P 
2nd Lt Theodore Don    BOM (originally with the JG Gossage Crew)
M/Sgt. Art Gibbons         NAV 
T/Sgt. Mike Gillen         ROG (originally with the JG Gossage Crew)
Sgt  Joe Raff               WG (originally with Lt Amiero Crew)
Sgt  Don Sackrider        WG (he was wlth J.G.Gossage on 3/3/44 and became a POW)
 Sgt Richard Pearson     BTG 
Sgt Bruce E. Alshouse     TG (originally with the JG Gossage Crew)

The CP was usually a replacement; Moede flew "The Laden Maiden" after Owen "Cowboy" Roane had flow her for 13 missions..jb

Missions of M/Sgt A.W. Gibbons from paperwork supplied by Gwen Gibbons Nov 9, 1999 (mpf 1999)

1.  October  20, 1943  Duren Germany
2.  November 3, 1943 Wilhelmshaven, Germany 
3.  November 5, 1943 Gelsenkirchen, Germany
4.  November 7, 1943 Duren, Germany
5.  November 13, 1943 Bremen, Germany
6.  November 16, 1943 Rjukan, Norway
7.  November 26, 1943 Bremen, Germany
8.  November 29, 1943 Bremen, Germanyu
9.  November 30, 1943 Sokingen, Germany
10 December  5, 1943   Bordeaux, France
11 December 11, 1943 Emden, Germany
12 December 13, 1943 Kiel, Germany
13 December 20, 1943 Bremen, Germany
14 December 22, 1943   Munster, Germany
15 December 24, 1943  "No Ball" (Pais de Calsis) 
16 December 30, 1943 Ludwigshaven, Germany
17 January     21, 1944 "No Ball" (St Omer)
18 January     29, 1944 Frankfurt, Germany
19 January     30, 1944 Brunswick, Germany
20 February     3, 1944 Wilhelmhaven, Germany
21 February     4, 1944 Frankfurt, Germany
22 February     6, 1944 Romilly, France
23 February   13, 1944 "No Ball" (Pais de Calsis)
24 February   26, 1944 Brunswick, Germany
25 April           1, 1944 Ludwigshaven, Germany

MEMO 2:

KIA / MIA / EVA / INT INFORMATION:

TARGET: DATE:  
AIRCRAFT: CAUSE:  

BURIAL INFORMATION

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GRAVE: CEMETERY:  
ID: 4053