My dad, George Charles Mueller, is in the 405 crew picture . I have the same
picture. He is the one on the lower left just below Lt. David Kurtz Jr. He
died April 15th, 1983 (64 yrs old). I got the following information from his
discharge papers:

He served in the US Army Air Force (Far East Air Force FEAF) during World
War II in the South Pacific from 1943-1946. He was a Staff Sergeant in the
405th Bombardment Squadron, 38th Bombardment Group. He was an 612 Airplane
Armorer-Gunner. He was in the following battles and campaigns: South
Philippines (Liberation), Luzon, Western Pacific, Japan, Borneo and China.
He was awarded the following decorations and citations: Air Medal FEAF,
American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, Philippine
Liberation ribbon, Good conduct Medal and Victory Metal.