Roscoe Conklin Humphrey

Sgt    35685483    612th
1922 - 1944

Left Waist Gunner aboard 42-39943 (Lassie Come Home)


Rose Hill Memorial Park, Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Plot: Westlawn, Sec 2

     Roscoe was born Apr 3, 1922, Bristow, Creek, Oklahoma.
     Later they moved to Dawson, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
     He attendet Will Rogers High School.
     On Oct 8, 1942 he enlisted to the Air Corps.

     In 1944 he arrived in England to join the 401st BG.
     His last mission, May 7, 1944, Target: Berlin, the plane was hit by fighters.
     A/C dropped down and back from its position, No 2 engine feathered and crashed east of Celle, Germany.

     He was awarded with an Air Medal and a Purple Heart Medal.

     In 1944, when Roscoe died on the age of 22 he left behind his family :

         His father, James E Humphrey, age 59

Will Rogers High School, 1941.

Mission to Berlin, germany, Crashed near Langlingen, Germany

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