Father: Frank I Cramer
Ed.: 4 yrs High School, 1 yr Cornell University
m. 1929 Vida Pearl [Hewes, divorced, later Dolamore]
prev. a Commercial Pilot. Manager of Oneida Airport.
He had to swim a mile and a half after his seaplane crashed following engine failure and then an engine fire, at Onodaga Lake, Syracuse , N.Y. in Jun 1930.
Address in 1940: Baldwinsville, NY
Postings: 6FPP, 1FPP
He was commended for his forced landing after an engine failure in a Short Scion on 8 Dec 1940, but blamed for another forced landing in a Fairey Battle when he continued a flight in failing light and bad weather on 5 Jan 1941.
Seconded to Atfero 20 Mar 1941
Contract Terminated 31 Oct 1941
d. 8 Jan 1945 - Port of Spain, Trinidad, in Martin M-130 'China Clipper' of Pan American Airways.which crashed while landing in darkness. 10 of the 13 crew, and 13 of 17 passengers died in the accident.