Whistler, AL Medium Bomber Crash, June 1942

7 LOSE LIVES.

ARMY MEN KILLED IN CRASH IN ALABAMA.

Mobile, Ala., June 4 (INS) -- Seven army men from Key Field, Meridian, Miss., were dead today, burned to death when their B-25 medium bomber crashed and caught fire in a wooded section of suburban Whistler.

The victims were identified as:
Lieut. E. F. HOGUE, pilot, Jackson, Miss.
Lieut. JAMES THOMPSON, co-pilot, Marshfield, Mo.
Staff Sgt. JOHN POYTHRESS, radio operator, Farmville, N.C.
Pvt. DONALD DELAY.
Corp. RICHARD DELAY, brothers, Gardner, Mass.
Pvt. WILLIAM OCHES, Newton, Ill.
Pvt. CHARLES HILL, Memphis, Tenn.

Port Arthur News Texas 1942-06-04