|Name||Crawford, Raymond Harold, Jr ‡|
|Serial Number||O-7832246 ‡|
|Unit Assignments||Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #65 dated 25 March 1945|
|MOS||1035 - Bombardier|
|Last Duty Date||6 April 1945|
Killed In Action|
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, California
Graduated from Bombardier School at Victorville AAF, Victorville, California, Class #44-10, 22 July 1944.
|Related Documents||Missing Air Crew Report # 13851⇓ (9.305 MB)|
|2nd Lt. Martino, Dominick Thomas⇗||Pilot||KIA|
|2nd Lt. McGill, Arthur C⇗||Co-pilot||FCMEW|
|2nd Lt. Johnson, Thorston Julius⇗||Navigator||KIA|
|2nd Lt. Crawford, Raymond Harold, Jr||Bombardier||KIA|
|S/SGT. Weeks, Thomas Clayton, Jr⇗||Radio Operator / Gunner||KIA|
|CPL. Gatto, Stephen Lawrence⇗||Engineer / Top Turret Gunner||KIA|
|SGT. May, Frank Dean⇗||Ball Turret Gunner||KIA|
|CPL. Bonacker, Marlyn Rae⇗||Tail Gunner||POW|
|CPL. Reaves, Phien D⇗||Flexible Gunner||FCMEW|
|304⇗||5 April 1945||
Target: Ordnance Depot
Location: Ingolstadt, Germany
Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back after #4 prop sheared off.
|305⇗||6 April 1945||
Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards (Visual Primary)
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Combat Mission Credit
Collided with 43‑39164 after target at 1018 hrs; aircraft had tail destroyed and a hole in the trailing edge of the right wing; he held control for a minute, then went into a steep dive; no chutes were observed; crashed near Leisnig, Germany.