Wayne Ross Goodwin
2nd Lt 0-688430 614th
1915 - 1944
Navigator onboard 42-31036 (Nobody's Baby)
Woodlawn Cemetery, Claremore, Oklahoma, USA
Margraten cemetery, Netherlands.
Wall of Missing
Wayne was born in 1915, Claremore, Rogers, Oklahoma.
On Nov 5,1940, he enlisted to the aircorps.
In 1943 he arrived in England to join the 401st BG
His 3rd and last mission, Feb 4, 1944, Target: Frankfurt, after dropping bombs the plane was hit by flak.
They believed to have crashed in the North Sea as no evidence of their crash or bodies were ever found.
He was awarded with an Air Medal and a Purple Heart Medal
In 1944, when Wayne died on the age of 28 he left behind his family :
His father, Sam H Goodwin, age 66
His mother, Mary Estell Goodwin, age 58
His sister, Jewel Goodwin, age 38
His brother, Harley Goodwin, age 35
His brother, Bert Goodwin, age 31
His sister, Louise Goodwin, age 30
His brother, Paul Goodwin, age 23
Mission to Frankfurt, germany, At 12:25 the ship was seen to lose altitude and gradually fell back from the formation.
No one knows what happened but the ship did not return to base.
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