Big Sandy, MT Bomber Crash, Oct 1943


Great Falls, Mont., Oct. 2 -- (INS) -- Names of nine army fliers killed yesterday in the crash of a bomber from the Great Falls air base at the bombing target range near Big Sandy, Mont., were released today.
The victims were:
Sec. Lt. JOHN W. McILWAIN, South Charleston, W. Va.
Sec. Lt. GEORGE W. HEAPS, Salt Lake City.
Sec. Lt. WILLIAM D. FORD, Fairmont, W. Va.
Staff Sgt. EDWIN B. YOUNG, Great Falls.
Sgt. EDWIN B. HILTON, Norfolk, Va.
Sgt. EDWARD S. TESSLER, Masonville, R. I.
Pfc. AMBROSE E. MESA, Sunnydale, Cal.
Staff Sgt. JOHN CIRONE, Kingston, N.Y.
Sgt. GEORGE W. GRIMES, Baltimore, Md.

Long Beach Independent California 1943-10-03