File No 9355
Individual Casualty Questionnaire
Name of crew member: Brine, William C.
Rank: 2nd Lt
Serial Number: 0-722916
Position: Crew (Bomber): Navigator
Did he bail out? No
If not, why not? Was killed by flak or explosion of plane
Last contact or conversation just prior to or at time of loss of plane: Called lead navigator and told him he was off course
Was he injured? Killed
Where was he last seen? In shed at farmhouse
Any hearsay information: …
Any explanation of his fate based in part or wholly on supposition: Was probably trapped in nose and couldn’t bail out
Total number of missions of above crew member: about 14 or 15
Dates and destinations if possible: …
Missing Air Crew Report Number 9355, National Archives, College Park, MD.