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2nd Lt. August A. Chrestia Crew
722nd Squadron





August Chrestia Crew

Rear Left to Right
Unknown
Sgt. William C. Ferguson Sr. - Engineer - POW
Unknown
Sgt. Robert P. Morris
Unknown
Pfc. Paul F. Bilik - Gunner - KIA

Front Left to Right
2nd Lt. James W. Hendricks Jr. - Co-Pilot - KIA
2nd Lt. August A. Chrestia - Pilot - POW
2nd Lt. Andrew Isaak - Bombardier - POW
2nd Lt. Harold E. Cook Jr. - Navigator - POW

The four unknown crew members are:
Sgt. Robert P. Morris - Gunner - POW
Sgt. Arthur W. Jones - Radio Operator - KIA
Sgt. Albain S. Mikolajczyk - Gunner - KIA
Cpl. Manuel J. Galvao - Gunner - POW

Hendricks, Jones, Mikolajczyk and Bilik were believed killed when the crew was shot down over Weiner Neustadt, Austria on May 24, 1944.


Information provided by Ron Ware, Nephew of Sgt. William C. Ferguson, 722nd Squadron.

Link to MACR 5467




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