Crew 9, U.S. Navy PB4Y-2 "Privateer" Patrol Bomber Squadron VPB-118

Information recounted here was obtained from the VPB-118 book, "The Old Crows, VPB-118, The History of Navy Patrol Bombing Squadron 118." Most of the crew names were compiled by James Pettit. Crew photo courtesy James Pettit of VPB-118.

Crew 9 in front of unknown PB4Y-2 without nose art; U.S. Navy Photo (Courtesy James Pettit)

PPC Lt. William N. "Lover" Lloyd

Crew 9 of VPB-118 consisted of:

(Back L-R) Robert J. Kutter ARM2c (3rd radio/forward top turret), Theodore Berak AMM1c (2nd mechanic/waist turret), Milford W. Billington AMM3c (3rd mechanic/aft top turret), Roy P. Wade AOM1c (ordnanceman/waist turret), Elijah W. Horn AMM3c (4th mechanic/tail turret), S. Harold Daws ARM2c (2nd radio/forward top turret), Ralph L. McCall ACRM (1st radio/radar)

(Front L-R) William A. Standifer AOM2c (bombardier/bow turret), Lt.(jg) Augustus E. Ginder (co-pilot), Lt. William N. Lloyd (PPC), Ens. Richard O. Jenkins (copilot), Alphonso V. Rendon AMM1c (plane captain)