San Bernardino, CA (near) Bomber Crash, Mar 1943

Birth, Marriage & Death Records

2 KILLED, 3 MISSING AFTER BOMBER CRASH.

March Field, Cal., March 6. (UP) -- Two army air force men were killed and three others were reported missing today in the crash of an army bomber eight miles northwest of San Bernardino yesterday.
The March Field army public relations office identified the dead as:
First Liuet. MARSHALL E. O'BERG, 23, who leaves his widow, Marian, 1475 College Ave., Fresno, Cal., and his father, Manning E. O'Berg, 123 Ninth Ave., Iron River, Mich.
Staff Sgt. RUSSELL P. BOYD, 21, who leaves his mother, Mrs. Julia Traber, 338 College Ave., South Milwaukee, Wis.
Believed to have been aboard the plane and officially reported as missing by the army were:
Capt. MARVIN J. FRUM, 23, wife, Mae Elaine Frum, 344 Fourth St., Perris, Cal., father Millard J. Frum, Danbury, Iowa.
Technical Sgt. MERLE F. DRAPER, 23, parents, Mr. and Mrs. William F. Draper, Westmoreland, Kans.
Staff Sgt. FRED BEDFORD, 38, wife, Mildred, 3459 Florida St., Riverside, Cal.

Tucson Daily Citizen Arizona 1943-03-06