Ellersick's Crew


"Goin' Jessie" summer of '45.
(James Whitted, son of Clyde Whitted)

Gene Hamilton often used the phrase to describe someone who had all of his "marbles." The crew adapted the phrase and Bill Lamar created the nose art.

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CREW INFO
Name Rank Position First Mission Last Mission Status
Frank Ellersick 1st LT Pilot 10/ /44 04/21/45 Completed tour.
Raoul DuPuis 2nd LT Copilot 10/ /44 04/21/45 Completed tour.
Clyde Whitted 2nd LT Navigator 10/ /44 04/21/45 Completed tour.
Chester R. Stanek S/SGT Chin/Togglier 10/ /44 04/21/45 Completed tour.
Eugene Hamilton S/SGT Waist Gunner 10/ /44 04/21/45 Completed tour.
William Lamar T/SGT Radio Operator 10/ /44 04/21/45 Completed tour.
Marion Delang T/SGT Fight Engineer 10/ /44 04/21/45 Completed tour.
Raymond Gammon S/SGT Ball Gunner 10/ /44 04/21/45 Completed tour.
Gerald Rutledge S/SGT Tail Gunner 10/ /44 04/21/45 Completed tour.
Ernie Elam   Gunner 10/ /44 04/21/45 Completed tour.
 
MISSION INFO
MISSION DATE NAME ID S/N TYPE
129 01/08/45   NG 44-8615 B17G
131 01/13/45   DH 43-37958 B17G
136 01/21/45   NT 43-37899 B17G
139 02/01/45 Vermont Maid (Cupcake) ND 43-38246 B17G
141 02/06/45 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
143 02/14/45 Goin' Jesse NC 43-37954 B17G
145 02/16/45 Goin' Jesse NC 43-37954 B17G
146 02/17/45 Goin' Jesse NC 43-37954 B17G
148 02/21/45 Goin' Jesse NC 43-37954 B17G
152 02/25/45   TL 43-38040 B17G
153 02/26/45 Goin' Jesse NC 43-37954 B17G
156 03/02/45 Goin' Jesse NC 43-37954 B17G
158 03/04/45 Goin' Jesse NC 43-37954 B17G
161 03/09/45 Goin' Jesse NC 43-37954 B17G
162 03/10/45 Goin' Jesse NC 43-37954 B17G
164 03/12/45 Goin' Jesse NC 43-37954 B17G
165 03/14/45 Goin' Jesse NC 43-37954 B17G
168 03/18/45 Goin' Jesse NC 43-37954 B17G
170 03/21/45 Flak Sack DL 44-8528 B17G
171 03/22/45 Goin' Jesse NC 43-37954 B17G
180 04/07/45   NB 43-38001 B17G
181 04/08/45 Miss B. Havin NN 43-38859 B17G
183 04/10/45 Oh Miss Agnes NB 43-38001 B17G
184 04/11/45 Chief Oshkosh NR 44-8510 B17G
185 04/14/45 Goin' Jesse NC 43-37954 B17G
186 04/15/45   NC 43-37952 B17G
188 04/17/45 Blue Grass Girl II (?) TV 4x-xx477 B17G
190 04/20/45 Vermont Maid (Cupcake) ND 43-38246 B17G
191 04/21/45 Goin' Jesse NC 43-37954 B17G

 
Created 06/01/99 Modified 12/23/16

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