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Xenia Oil Refinery. 1105 hrs. B 17-G S/N 42-31827 " GI Delivery" Receives a direct hit from flak.

Pilot: Carl O. Spencer
Co-Pilot: George D. Mason
Nav: William F. Simon, Jr.
Bomb: William H. Pyle
Eng: John P. Young
Radio: Walter E. Hughes
LF Wst: Murray O. Jolly
RT Wst: Paul W. Black
Ball: John W. Yaw
TAIL: Clyde W. Smith

KIA were: My Uncle John P. Young, Carl O. Spencer,William F. Simon, Jr. , John M. Yaw, Clyde W. Smith.

Other crews members survived.

My Grandparents never got over that. He was 20 years, 6 months old.

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