869th Bomb Squadron
Partial Crew List

Created August 2016

 

 

 

 

ALLEN
On or after 20 Feb 1945
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
(APC) 2nd Lt Robert L Allen
Transferred from Thomas Crew
(APC) 2nd Lt Robert L Allen
(P) 2nd Lt Harold L Crispi
(N-B) 2nd Lt Maurice J Bittner
(B-N) 2nd Lt Harry Fishman
(FE) 2nd Lt Hildry H Christopher
(CFC) SSgt George F Amadon
(R) SSgt Milo C Bryan
(LG)
(RG)
(TG) Pfc J W Price, Jr
(V) Sgt Gerald M McGovern
(APC) 2nd Lt Robert L Allen
(P) 2nd Lt Harold L Crispi
(N-B) 2nd Lt Maurice J Bittner
(B-N) 2nd Lt Harry Fishman
(FE) 2nd Lt Hildry H Christopher
(CFC) SSgt George F Amadon
(R) SSgt Milo C Bryan
(LG) SSgt Martin F Sepe
(RG) Sgt William A Bolin
(TG)
(V) Sgt Gerald M McGovern
Morning Report 13 April 1945
SO 82 HQ PAAB
Duty to DS HQ AAFPOA, APO 953
2nd Lt Robert L Allen (1093)
2nd Lt Harold L Crispi (1093)
2nd Lt Maurice J Bittner (1036)
2nd Lt Harry Fishman (1036)

SSgt George F Amadon (580)
SSgt Milo C Bryan (2756)
SSgt Martin F Sepe (1685)
Sgt William A Bolin (611)
Cpl J W Price, Jr (748)
Sgt Gerald M McGovern (866)

 

ARCHER
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan 21 Oct 1944
No Movement Orders
 
(P) Capt Oneal J T Archer (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Harold L Crispi (1093)
(N) 1st Lt John B Brown (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Charles F Bohling (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt William J Smith (1028)
(R) Sgt Milo C Bryan (2756)
(CFC) Sgt George F Amadon (580)
(LG) SSgt Martin J Sepe (1685)
(TG) Cpl J.W. Price, Jr (748)
(V) Sgt Eugene C Walters
(866)

(X) Major John W Carroll (1093)

(P) Capt Oneal J T Archer
(CP) 2nd Lt Harold L Crispi
(N) 1st Lt John B Brown
(B) 2nd Lt Charles F Bohling
(FE) 2nd Lt William J Smith
(R) Sgt Milo C Bryan
(CFC) Sgt George F Amadon
(LG) SSgt Martin J Sepe
(TG) Cpl J.W. Price, Jr
(V) Sgt Eugene C Walters


(X) Major John W Carroll
 


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BAIRD
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Movement Orders #582
HQ AAF Herington
9 October 1944
Morning Report 10 Jan 1945
From Duty to Missing in Action
LOST
MACR 10907
(P) Major Joe P Baird (1093)
(CP) 1st Lt Jesse C Jones, Jr (1093)
(N) 1st Lt John E Richards (1036)
(B) 1st Lt Joseph Boltan (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt John E Dunholter (1028)
(R) TSgt Winfield A Levonas (2756)
(CFC) Sgt Erick T Anderson (580)
(LG) Sgt John G Deitz (1685)
(TG) Cpl Herschel I Riley (748)
(V) Sgt Harold W Wagner (866)
(AC) Major Joe P Baird
(P) 1st Lt Jesse C Jones, Jr
(N-B) 1st Lt John E Richards
(B-N) 1st Lt Joseph Boltan
(FE) 2nd Lt John E Dunholter
(R) TSgt Winfield A Levonas
(CFC) Cpl Henry C Ziegler
(LG) Sgt John G Deitz
(TG) Cpl John Testsopoulos
(V) SSgt Harold W Wagner

(X) TSgt Leon H Reynolds
Major Joe P Baird (1093)
1st Lt Jesse C Jones, Jr (1093)
1st Lt John E Richards (1036)
1st Lt Joseph Boltan (1038)
2nd Lt John E Dunholter (1028)
TSgt Winfield A Levonas (2756)
Sgt Richard D Fair (580)
Sgt Febo F Cardinali (611)
Sgt John G Deitz (1685)
Sgt John Testsopoulos (748)
SSgt Harold W Wagner (866)

 

BARRON
Arrive Saipan 18 Aug 1945
Morning Report 20 Aug 1945
SO 221 HQ 73rd BW
2nd Lt Julius Barron (1093)
2nd Lt Lawrence R Spence (1093)
1st Lt Paul G Kopolsky (0142)
2nd Lt Marvin L Owens (8210)
F/O Robert R Larsen (1034)
SSgt Edelle N Irwin (737)
Sgt Donald E Reichert (2756)
Sgt Roy H Farrell (580)
Sgt Jack M Hinkle (748)
Cpl Julian M (?) Hoffler (611)
Cpl Charles O Huckaby (611)
Cpl Carl E (?) Gianque (611)

 

BARTLETT
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan 20 Oct 1944
No Movement Orders
Mission No 30
11 March 1945

(P) 1st Lt John D Bartlett (1093)
(CP) 1st Lt Franklin W Crowe (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt John V Manning (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Harrison K Wittee (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Oswald J Jorstad (1028)
(R) Sgt Robert B Angell (2756)
(CFC) Sgt Alvin R Hart (580)
(LG) Cpl James R Krantz (1685)
(TG) Cpl Donald L Wilson (748)
(V) Sgt Russell W Strong (866)

(X) 2nd Lt Oscar A Doty Jr (1036)

(P) 1st Lt John D Bartlett
(CP) 1st Lt Franklin W Crowe
(N) 2nd Lt John V Manning
(B) 2nd Lt Harrison K Wittee
(FE) 2nd Lt Oswald J Jorstad
(R) Sgt Robert B Angell
(CFC) Sgt Alvin R Hart
(LG) Cpl James R Krantz
(TG) Cpl Donald L Wilson
(V) Sgt Russell W Strong

(APC) 1st Lt John D Bartlett
(P) 1st Lt Franklin W Crowe
(N-B) 2nd Lt John V Manning
(B-N) 2nd Lt Harrison K Wittee
(FE) 2nd Lt Oswald J Jorstad
(CFC) Sgt Alvin R Hart
(R) Sgt Robert B Angell
(LG) Cpl George Beck, Jr
(RG)
(TG)
(V) Sgt Russell W Strong

(X) Cpl Knox B Burger

Mission No 31
13 March 1945
(APC) 1st Lt John D Bartlett
(P) 1st Lt Franklin W Crowe
(N-B) 2nd Lt John V Manning
(B-N) 2nd Lt Harrison K Wittee
(FE) 2nd Lt Oswald J Jorstad
(CFC)
(R) SSgt Robert B Angell
(LG)
(RG) Sgt Richard L Cook
(TG) Sgt George Beck, Jr
(V) SSgt Russell W Strong

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BIDDULPH
Arrive Saipan 7 Aug 1945
Morning Report 9 Aug 1945
SO 210 HQ 73rd BW
POW MISSION #4
31 August 1945
Capt Norman W Biddulph (1093)
1st Lt Robert D Pocock (0142)
2nd Lt William F Wilcox (1024)
2nd Lt Robert E Krueger (1028)
F/O Charles M Seely ( 1035)
Sgt John R Seaman (580)
Sgt Guilford W Wells (2756)
Sgt William H Luick (1685)
Cpl George E Peete (611)
Cpl Louis C Percario (611)
CAPT BIDDULPH
LT WILCOX
LT CLACK
F/O SEALY
LT KREUGER
SGT WELLS
LT POCOCK
SGT SEAMAN
SGT INICK
CPL FESTE
CPL PERCARIO
CPL OSIECZANEK


CHARLES BOLTON
Morning Report
21 June 1945
Per Paragraph 2, SO 167, HQ XXI BC
Morning Report 2 July 1945
Duty to DS HQ AAFPOA, APO 953
SO 170 73rd BW
Capt Andrew G Mayse relieved of duty and assigned to 20th Air Force

2nd Lt Bolton appears to have taken over crew.
No firm documentation on this
1st Lt Charles F Bolton (1093)
2nd Lt Rene C McPherson (1091)
2nd Lt George W Bennett (1034)
1st Lt Arnold C Burkholder (1035)
MSgt Arthur Rassias (737)
SSgt Charles O Burke, Jr (2756)
TSgt John A Carabillo (580)
Sgt Clifford J Halstead (611)
SSgt Robert A Davis (612)
SSgt Richard T Lambert (612)
SSgt James J Galligan (866)


BOUCK
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan 27 Oct 1944
Most likely from Hamilton AAF
No Movement Orders
 
(P) Aubrey J Bouck (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Jesse W Crowder (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Irwin L Victor, Jr (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Paul T Machnik (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Wilfred H Hester (1028)
(R) Cpl Willis R Roby (2756)
(CFC) Sgt John A Fitch, Jr (580)
(RG) Cpl Thomas M Bromley (611)
(LG) Sgt Richard W Smith (1685)
(TG) Cpl George H Morris (748)
(V) Sgt David W Underwood (866)
(P) Aubrey J Bouck
(CP) 2nd Lt Jesse W Crowder
(N) 2nd Lt Irwin L Victor, Jr
(B) 2nd Lt Paul T Machnik
(FE) 2nd Lt Wilfred H Hester
(R) Cpl Willis R Roby
(CFC) Sgt John A Fitch, Jr
(RG) Cpl Thomas M Bromley
(LG) Sgt Richard W Smith
(TG) Cpl George H Morris
(V) Sgt David W Underwood

(X) 1st Lt William C Campbell
(X) 2nd Lt Howell K Fesq
(X) Cpl William A Bolan

 

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BREWSTER
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrived Saipan 20 Oct 1944
No Movement Orders
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
(P) Capt John H Brewster (1093)
(CP) 1st Lt Edwin F Dietzel, Jr (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Stephen J Callaway, Jr (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Thomas A Cummins, Jr (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Saul Ginsburg (1028)
(R) Sgt Eugene S Bartels (2756)
(CFC) SSgt Henry J Ens, Jr (580)
(RG) Cpl Kenneth D Clark (611)
(LG) Cpl Leslie H Landin (1685)
(TG) Cpl Clarke J Hughes (748)
(V) Sgt Charles A Lachmund (866)
(P) Capt John H Brewster
(CP) 1st Lt Edwin F Dietzel, Jr
(N) 2nd Lt Stephen J Callaway, Jr
(B) 2nd Lt Thomas A Cummins, Jr
(FE) 2nd Lt Saul Ginsburg
(R) Sgt Eugene S Bartels
(CFC) SSgt Henry J Ens, Jr
(RG) Cpl Kenneth D Clark
(LG) Cpl Leslie H Landin
(TG) Cpl Clarke J Hughes
(V) Sgt Charles A Lachmund

(APC) Capt John H Brewster
(P) 2nd Lt Robert L Allen
(N-B) 2nd Lt Stephen J Callaway, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Thomas A Cummins, Jr
(FE) 1st Lt Saul Ginsburg
(CFC) TSgt Henry J Ens, Jr
(R) SSgt Eugene S Bartels
(LG) Sgt Leslie H Landin
(RG) Sgt Kenneth D Clark
(TG) Sgt Clarke J Hughes
(V) SSgt Charles A Lachmund

Mission No 31
13 March 1945
Mission No 33
18 March 1945

(APC) Capt John H Brewster
(P) 2nd Lt Robert C Ballard, Jr
(N-B) 2nd Lt Stephen J Callaway, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Thomas A Cummins, Jr
(FE) 1st Lt Saul Ginsburg
(CFC) TSgt Henry J Ens, Jr
(R) SSgt Eugene S Bartels
(LG)
(RG)
(TG) Sgt Clarke J Hughes
(V) SSgt Charles A Lachmund

(CA) Lt Col Robert K Morgan

(APC) Capt John H Brewster
(P) 2nd Lt Robert C Ballard, Jr
(N-B) 2nd Lt Stephen J Callaway, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Thomas A Cummins, Jr
(FE) 1st Lt Saul Ginsburg
(CFC) TSgt Henry J Ens, Jr
(R)
(LG) Sgt Leslie H Landin
(RG) Sgt Kenneth D Clark
(TG)
(V) SSgt Charles A Lachmund
(QD) 1st Lt Edward F Grant

 


BUCK
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan 25 Oct 1944
Possibly from Hamilton AAF
No Movement Orders
Mission No
19 Feb 1945
(P) 1st Lt John H Buck (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Sylvester E Wilczynski (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt John J Bennett (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Charles L Bowen (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Charges G Hodges, Jr (1028)
(R) Sgt Wendell C Miller (2756)
(CFC) Sgt Robert M Tuttle (580)
(RG) Cpl Louis Cutler (611)
(LG) Cpl Martin B Fisher, Jr (1685)
(TG) Cpl Robert E Cooper (748)
(V) Sgt Sidney S Rudnick (866)
(P) 1st Lt John H Buck
(CP) 2nd Lt Sylvester E Wilczynski
(N) 2nd Lt John J Bennett
(B) 2nd Lt Charles L Bowen
(FE) 2nd Lt Charges G Hodges, Jr
(R) Sgt Wendell C Miller
(CFC) Sgt Robert M Tuttle
(RG) Cpl Louis Cutler
(LG) Cpl Martin B Fisher, Jr
(TG) Cpl Robert E Cooper
(V) Sgt Sidney S Rudnick
(APC) 1st Lt John H Buck
(P) 2nd Lt Sylvester E Wilczynski
(N-B) 2nd Lt John J Bennett
(B-N) 2nd Lt Charles L Bowen
(FE) 2nd Lt Charges G Hodges, Jr
(CFC) SSgt Robert M Tuttle

(R) SSgt Wendell C Miller

(LG) Sgt Martin B Fisher, Jr
(RG) Sgt Lewis Cutler

(TG) Sgt Robert E Cooper
(V) Sgt Sidney S Rudnick
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
Combat Intelligence Interrogation Form
Super Dumbo
27 April 1945
(APC) 1st Lt John H Buck
(P) 2nd Lt Sylvester E Wilczynski
(N-B) 2nd Lt John J Bennett
(B-N) 2nd Lt Charles L Bowen
(FE) 2nd Lt Charges G Hodges, Jr
(CFC) SSgt Robert M Tuttle

(R) SSgt Wendell C Miller

(LG)
(RG) Sgt Lewis Cutler

(TG) Sgt Robert E Cooper
(V) Sgt Sidney S Rudnick
(APC) 1st Lt John H Buck
(P) 2nd Lt Young
(N-B) 2nd Lt John J Bennett
(B-N) 2nd Lt Charles L Bowen
(FE) 2nd Lt Charges G Hodges, Jr
(CFC) TSgt Robert M Tuttle

(R) Sgt Christensen

(LG) SSgt Fisher, Jr
(RG) Sgt Lewis Cutler

(TG) Sgt Robert E Cooper
(V) Sgt Sidney S Rudnick

 

BUSSELL
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Morning Report 19 April 1945
From Duty to Missing in Action
DITCHED
MACR 14306

2nd Lt Jack C Bussell (1093)

Arrived Saipan 22 Oct 1944
with

1st Lt Willis L Sutton Crew

2nd Lt Jack C Bussell (1093)
1st Lt Robert C Ballard, Jr (1093)
2nd Lt Thomas G Harrington (1038)
2nd Lt Henry L Miller (1036)
2nd Lt Frank Danna, Jr (1028)
TSgt Homer W Hibler (580)
SSgt William F Black, Jr (1685)
SSgt Harry L Evans, Jr (748)
SSgt Daniel J Shea, Jr (866)
Sgt Robert E Boyles (611)
SSgt Martin Berkowitz (2756)

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WILLIAM C CAMPBELL
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan 27 Oct 1944
Most likely from Hamilton AAF
No Movement Orders
Arrive Saipan 5 Feb 1945
Morning Report
HQ 497th Bomb Group
(P) 1st Lt William C Campbell (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Orville L Abbott (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Joseph R Roach, Jr (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Harry Fishman (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Howell K Fesq (1028)
(R) Sgt Charles W Steiger (2756)
(CFC) Cpl Gordon D McKenzie (580)
(RG) Pfc Jean H Allen (611)
(LG) Cpl Martin F Meyer (1685)
(TG) Sgt Robert E Martin (1685)
(V) Sgt Richard E Zimmerman (866)
(P) 1st Lt William C Campbell
(CP) 2nd Lt Orville L Abbott
(FE) 2nd Lt Howell K Fesq
(B) 2nd Lt Harry Fishman
Cpl Clayton A Schnecker (1685)
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
(APC) 1st Lt William C Campbell
(P) 2nd Lt Orville L Abbott
(N-B) 2nd Lt Joseph R Roach, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Clarence Rohrer
(FE) 2nd Lt Howell K Fesq
(CFC) Sgt Gordon D McKenzie
(R) SSgt Charles W Steiger
(LG) Sgt Martin F Meyer
(RG) Cpl Clayton A Schnecker
(TG) Sgt Robert E Martin
(V) SSgt Richard E Zimmerman
(APC) 1st Lt William C Campbell
(P) 2nd Lt Orville L Abbott
(N-B) 2nd Lt Joseph R Roach, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Clarence Rohrer
(FE) 2nd Lt Howell K Fesq
(CFC)
(R) SSgt Charles W Steiger
(LG) Sgt Martin F Meyer
(RG) Cpl Clayton A Schnecker
(TG)
(V) SSgt Richard E Zimmerman
(APC) 1st Lt William C Campbell
(P) 2nd Lt Orville L Abbott
(N-B) 2nd Lt Joseph R Roach, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Clarence Rohrer
(FE) 2nd Lt Howell K Fesq
(CFC) Sgt Gordon D McKenzie
(R) SSgt Charles W Steiger
(LG) Sgt Martin F Meyer
(RG)
(TG) Sgt Robert E Martin
(V) SSgt Richard E Zimmerman
Morning Report 2 June 1945
From Duty to Missing in Action
DITCHED
MACR 14595
NOTE:
Morning Report only mentions those men
with MOS next to their names


(APC) 1st Lt William C Campbell
(P) 2nd Lt Orville L Abbott
(N-B) 2nd Lt Joseph R Roach, Jr
(B) Maj Hugh Gilmour
2nd Lt Howell K Fesq (1028)
(CFC) Sgt Gordon D McKenzie
SSgt Charles W Steiger (2756)
SSgt Martin F Meyer (1685)
SSgt Robert E Martin (748)
Cpl Clayton A Schnecker (1685)
(V) SSgt Richard E Zimmerman


RICHARD J CONWAY

Arrive Saipan 2 Aug 1945
Morning Report 6 Aug 1945
SO 205 73rd BW

POW MISSION #4
31 Aug 1945

1st Lt Richard J Conway (1093)
1st Lt Gid S Pool (1024)
1st Lt Joseph P Byrne (0142)
1st Lt Mehrle C Melendy (1028)
2nd Lt Jesse F Payne (1034)
2nd Lt William H Wallace (1035)
Sgt John C Leighow (2756)
Sgt Raymond E Fisher (580)
Sgt Arthur J Madden (748)
Cpl Glenn E Anderson (611)
Cpl Norman T Fee (611)

 

LT CONWAY
LT POOL
LT PAYNE
LT WALLACE
LT MELENDY
SGT LEIGHOW
LT BYRNE
SGT FISHER
CPL ANDERSON
CPL FEE
CPL LINDQUIST
PFC TALBERT

 

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COX
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF

Movement Orders #580
HQ AAF Herington
9 Oct 1944

Morning Report 15 Jan 1945
From Duty to Missing in Action
DITCHED
MACR 11221
(P) Capt Leonard L Cox (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Charles C Bonham, Jr (1093)
(N) 1st Lt Jack R Ehrenberg (1034)
(B) 1st Lt Vernon D Clark (1035)
(FE) 2nd Lt Charles C Contos (1028)
(R) Sgt Melvin L Griffith (2756)
(CFC) Sgt Frank J Crane (580)
(RG) Sgt Lawrence W Beecroft (611)
(LG) SSgt George E Wright (1685)
(TG) Sgt William P Stovall (748)
(V) Williard W Roberts (866)

(AC) Capt Leonard L Cox
(P) 2nd Lt Charles C Bonham, Jr
(N) 1st Lt Jack R Ehrenberg
(B) 1st Lt Vernon D Clark
(FE) 2nd Lt Charles C Contos
(R) Sgt Melvin L Griffith
(CFC) SSgt Frank J Crane
(RG) Sgt Lawrence W Beecroft
(LG) SSgt George E Wright
(TG) Sgt William P Stovall
(V) SSgt Williard W Roberts

(X) TSgt Roland Reddoch

Capt Leonard L Cox (1093)
2nd Lt Charles C Bonham, Jr (1093)
1st Lt Jack R Ehrenberg
2nd Lt Elvin E Hansen (1036)
2nd Lt Charles C Contos (1028)
SSgt Frank J Crane (580)
SSgt Melvin L Griffith (2756)
SSgt George E Wright (1685)
Sgt Lawrence W Beecroft
SSgt William P Stovall
SSgt Williard W Roberts (866)


CRISWELL
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
2nd Lt William H Criswell

Arrived Saipan Oct 1944
Possibly from Hamilton Field
with
Capt Bernard J Mulloy Crew
LT CRISWELL
LT SCHWARTZ
LT BAREFOOT
LT EAGLE
F/O POSIG
SSGT FROST
SSGT KENNY
SGT ANDERSON
SGT DICKSON
SSGT W L JONES
SGT R W JONES
LT R B SHANKLIN

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CROWE
Arrive Saipan 20 Oct 1944
No Movement Orders
Morning Report 2 June 1945
Duty to Missing in Action
DITCHED
MACR 14593
1st Lt Franklin W Crowe
Arrived Saipan with Bartlett Crew
1st Lt Franklin W Crowe (1093)
2nd Lt Millard H Young (1091)
1st Lt Oswald J Jorstad (1028)
1st Lt John V Manning (1036)
1st Lt Harrison K Wittee (1036)
TSgt Alvin R Hart (580)
SSgt Robert B Angell (2756)
SSgt Russell W Strong (866)
SSgt George A Beck, Jr (748)
Sgt Lawrence W Beecroft (611)
Cpl William H Isley (611)

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DIETZEL
Arrived Saipan 20 Oct 1944
and 23 Jan 1945
Morning Report 26 Jan 1945
Joined from HQ 497th BG
SO 15 HQ 497th BG
Mission No 26
19 February 1945
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
Arrived 20 Oct 1944
1st Lt Edwin P Dietzel, Jr (1093)

Arrived 26 Jan 1945
2nd Lt Edward B Collins, Jr (1093)
2nd Lt Jules Levy (1038)
2nd Lt William Stevens (1091) **
2nd Lt Harold E Stambaugh
(1035)
TSgt Leo C Blough (737)
Cpl Leo F Williams (580)
Cpl Chester F Krysiak (2756)
Cpl Anthony W Cornejo (611)
Cpl Willis J Comer (611)
Sgt William H Gray (748)
Cpl Willis R Audinwood (611)

** Transferred to 870th BG
Lost with Swenson Crew
(APC) 1st Lt Edwin P Dietzel, Jr
(P) 2nd Lt Edward B Collins, Jr
(N-B) 2nd Lt Jules Levy
(B-N) 2nd Lt Harold E Stambaugh
(FE) TSgt Leo C Blough
(CFC) Cpl Leo F Williams
(R) Cpl Chester F Krysiak
(LG) Cpl Anthony W Cornejo
(RG) Cpl Willis J Comer
(TG) Sgt William H Gray
(V) Cpl Willis R Audinwood
(APC) 1st Lt Edwin P Dietzel, Jr
(P) 2nd Lt Edward B Collins, Jr
(N-B) 2nd Lt Jules Levy
(B-N) 2nd Lt Harold E Stambaugh
(FE) TSgt Leo C Blough
(CFC) Cpl Leo F Williams
(R) Cpl Chester F Krysiak
(LG) Cpl Anthony W Cornejo
(RG) Cpl Willis J Comer
(TG) Sgt William H Gray
(V) Cpl Willis R Audinwood
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
Mission No 31
11 March 1945
Morning Report 2 Apr 1945
From Duty to Missing in Action
LOST
MACR 13764
(APC) 1st Lt Edwin P Dietzel, Jr
(P) 2nd Lt Edward B Collins, Jr
(N-B) 2nd Lt Jules Levy
(B-N) 2nd Lt Harold E Stambaugh
(FE) TSgt Leo C Blough
(CFC) Cpl Leo F Williams
(R) Cpl Chester F Krysiak

(RG) Cpl Willis J Comer

(V) Cpl Willis R Audinwood
(APC) 1st Lt Edwin P Dietzel, Jr
(P) 2nd Lt Edward B Collins, Jr
(N-B) 2nd Lt Jules Levy
(B-N) 2nd Lt Harold E Stambaugh
(FE) TSgt Leo C Blough
(CFC)
(R) Sgt Chester F Krysiak
(LG) Sgt Anthony W Cornejo
(RG) Sgt Willis J Comer
(TG)
(V) Cpl Willis R Audinwood
1st Lt Edwin P Dietzel, Jr (1093)
2nd Lt Edward B Collins, Jr (1093)
2nd Lt Jules Levy (1038)
2nd Lt Harold E Stambaugh (1035)
TSgt Leo C Blough (737)
SSgt Leo L Williams (580)
Sgt Chester F Krysiak (2756)
Sgt Anthony W Cornejo (611)
Sgt Willis J Comer (611)
Sgt William H Gray (748)
Cpl Willis R Audinwood (866)

 

DODGE
Arrive Saipan 27 May 1945
Morning Report 28 May 1945
SO 138 HQ 73rd BW
Transferred to 871st Bomb Squadron
Morning Report 29 May 1945
Personnel Memo No 24 HQ 497th BG
1st Lt George H Dodge ( 1093)
2nd Lt Charles E Angelbeck (1091)
2nd Lt Floyd C Gaines, Jr (0142)
Sgt Richard J Ambuske (737)
Sgt James A Tempia (2756)
Sgt Paul M Powley (580)
Cpl James L Matthews , Jr (611)
Cpl George E Meyering (611)
Cpl Thomas D Mackay (611)
1st Lt George H Dodge ( 1093)
2nd Lt Charles E Angelbeck (1091)
2nd Lt Floyd C Gaines, Jr (0142)
Sgt Richard J Ambuske (737)
Sgt James A Tempia (2756)
Sgt Paul M Powley (580)
Cpl James L Matthews , Jr (611)
Cpl George E Meyering (611)
Cpl Thomas D Mackay (611)

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FATE
Arrived Saipan 17 Mar 1945
Morning Report 19 Mar 1945
SO 68 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 8 Aug 1945
TDY Muroc AAF to duty
Lost 5 Oct 1945
From SUNSET PROJECT

1st Lt Richard E Fate (1093)
2nd Lt Wilbur A Kessler (1038)
2nd Lt Robert F Hayes (0142)
2nd Lt Millard H Young (1091)
2nd Lt George Kapanjie (1035)
SSgt John T Novak (737)
Cpl Charles R Robinson II (580)
Cpl Walden D Jenkins (611)
Cpl John S Penman (2756)
Cpl Robert W McPhillemy, Jr (611)

 

Capt Lt Richard E Fate (1093)
1st Lt Wilbur A Kessler (1038)
1st Lt Robert F Hayes (0142)
1st Lt George Kapanjie (1035)
1st Lt Lonnie L Snowden, Jr
(P) Capt Richard E Fate
(CP) 1st Lt Lonnie L Snowden, Jr
(N) 1st Lt Wilbur A Kessler
(FE) MSgt John T Novak
(R) 1st Lt Robert F Hayes

 

FLY

Arrived Saipan 27 Feb 1945
Morning Report 1 March 1945
SO 50 HQ 73rd BW
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
1st Lt Hugh G Fly (1093)
2nd Lt William J Grannen (1091)
2nd Lt Vernon V Piotter (1038)
F/O Charles J Schnalstig (1035)
SSgt Ralph W Bailey (737)
Cpl Raymond W Forrest (580)
TSgt Roger L Franz (2756)
Cpl Winfield S Helms (611)
Cpl Harry L Ketterer (611)
Cpl Fernand L Germain (611)
Cpl Robert W Ottum (611)
(APC) 1st Lt Hugh G Fly
(P) 2nd Lt William J Grannen
(N-B) 2nd Lt Vernon V Piotter
(B-N) F/O Charles J Schnalstig
(FE) SSgt Ralph W Bailey
(CFC)
(R)TSgt Roger L Franz
(LG) Cpl Winfield S Helms
(RG) Cpl Harry L Ketterer
(TG) Cpl Fernand L Germain
(V) Cpl Robert W Ottum

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GARVIN
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan 4 Nov 1944
From Mather ( Morning Report )
Mission No PR7
16 Feb 45

(P) 1st Lt John P Garvin (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Edwin A Seitz (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Harold A Erlandson (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Henry L Miller (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Richard C Bauml (1028)
(R) Sgt John J Ciezarek (2756)
(CFC) Sgt Frank J O'block ( 580)
(LG) Cpl David R Caldwell (1685)
(TG) Cpl Alvin J C Borden (748)
(V) Sgt Felix G Liles (866)

(X) 2nd Lt Robert A Maloy

(P) 1st Lt John P Garvin
(CP) 2nd Lt Edwin A Seitz
(N) 2nd Lt Harold A Erlandson
(B) 2nd Lt Henry L Miller
(FE) 2nd Lt Richard C Bauml
(R) Sgt John J Ciezarek
(CFC) Sgt Frank J O'block
(LG) Cpl David R Caldwell
(TG)
(V) Sgt Felix G Liles

(X) 2nd Lt Robert A Maloy
(X) MSgt Paul D Grissom

(APC) 1st Lt John P Garvin
(P)
2nd Lt Benjamin R Lemmon
(N-B)
2nd Lt Oscar A Doty, Jr
(B-N)
2nd Lt Robert A Maloy
(FE)
2nd Lt Richard C Bauml
(CFC)
Sgt Frank J O'block
(R)
Sgt John J Ciezarek
(LG)
Cpl David R Caldwell
(RG)
Sgt James H Braum
(TG)
Sgt Alvin J C Borden
(V)
Sgt Felix G Liles

Mission No 28
4 March 1945
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
(APC) 1st Lt John P Garvin
(P)
2nd Lt Benjamin R Lemmon
(N-B)
2nd Lt Oscar A Doty, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert A Maloy
(FE)
2nd Lt Richard C Bauml

(CFC) SSgt Frank J O'block
(R) SSgt John J Ciezarek
(LG) Sgt David R Caldwell
(RG) Sgt James H Braum
(TG)
Sgt Alvin J C Borden

(V) SSgt Felix G Liles
(APC) 1st Lt John P Garvin
(P)
2nd Lt Benjamin R Lemmon
(N-B)
2nd Lt Oscar A Doty, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert A Maloy
(FE)
2nd Lt Richard C Bauml

(CFC)
(R) SSgt John J Ciezarek
(LG) Sgt David R Caldwell
(RG) Sgt James H Braum
(TG)

(V) SSgt Felix G Liles
(APC) 1st Lt John P Garvin
(P)
2nd Lt Benjamin R Lemmon
(N-B)
2nd Lt Oscar A Doty, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert A Maloy
(FE)
2nd Lt Richard C Bauml

(CFC) TSgt Frank J O'block
(R) SSgt John J Ciezarek
(LG) Sgt David R Caldwell
(RG)
(TG)

(V) SSgt Felix G Liles
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
(APC) 1st Lt John P Garvin
(P)
2nd Lt Benjamin R Lemmon
(N-B)
2nd Lt Oscar A Doty, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert A Maloy
(FE)
2nd Lt Richard C Bauml

(CFC)
(R) SSgt John J Ciezarek
(LG) Sgt David R Caldwell
(RG) Sgt James H Braum
(TG)
Sgt Alvin J C Borden
(V) SSgt Felix G Liles

 

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GRANT
Arrive Saipan 9 Mar 1945
Morning Report 10 Mar 1945
SO 60 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 11 June 1945
Duty to DS HQ AAFPOA, APO 953
SO 148 HQ 73rd BW
1st Lt Edward F Grant (1093)
2nd Lt Henry Soo Hoo (1038)
2nd Lt Richard Peterson (1091)
2nd Lt John G Street, Jr (1035)
Sgt Harry D Brumbaugh (611)
Cpl Robert J Paul (2756)
Cpl Donald R McDonald (611)
Cpl Douglas R Tanner (580)
MSgt Alfred D Silva (737)
Cpl LeRoy J Mueller (611)
Pfc Joseph C Landrum (611)


1st Lt Edward F Grant (1093)
2nd Lt Henry Soo Hoo (1038)
2nd Lt John G Street, Jr (1035)
Sgt Harry D Brumbaugh (612)
Sgt Robert J Paul (2756)
Sgt Donald R McDonald (611)
MSgt Alfred D Silva (737)
Sgt LeRoy J Mueller (866)
Cpl Joseph C Landrum (612)

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HANLEY
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan
30 Dec 1944
From Kearney AAF
Mission 25
15 Feb 45
(P) Capt Thomas J Hanley III (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Donald V Drake (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt George Moone (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Conrad D Pace (1036)
(FE) 1st Lt Alvin J Garber (1028)
(R) Sgt Raymond C Lee (2756)
(CFC) Sgt Thomas A Olson (580)
(RG) Cpl Stephen Coco (611)
(LG) Cpl Milton S Allen (1685)
(TG) Cpl Russell Flack (748)
(V) Sgt Robert D Magee (866)
(P) Capt Thomas J Hanley III
(CP) 2nd Lt Donald V Drake
(N) 2nd Lt George Moone (? Noone)
(B) 2nd Lt Conrad D Pace
(FE) 1st Lt Alvin J Garber
(R) Sgt Raymond C Lee
(CFC) Sgt Thomas A Olson
(RG) Cpl Stephen Coco
(LG) Cpl Milton S Allen
(TG) Cpl Russell Flack
(V) Sgt Robert D Magee
(APC) Capt Thomas J Hanley III
(P) 2nd Lt Donald V Drake
(N-B) 2nd Lt Harold A Erlandson
(B-N) 2nd Lt Charles R Allen
(FE) 1st Lt Alvin J Garber
(CFC) Sgt Thomas A Olson
(R) Sgt Raymond C Lee
(LG) Cpl Milton S Allen
(RG) Cpl Stephen Coco
(TG) Cpl Russell Flack
(V) Sgt Robert D Magee
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
(APC) Capt Thomas J Hanley III
(P) 2nd Lt Donald V Drake
(N-B) 2nd Lt Harold A Erlandson
(B-N) 2nd Lt Charles R Allen
(FE) 1st Lt Alvin J Garber
(CFC) SSgt Thomas A Olson
(R) Sgt Raymond C Lee
(LG)
(RG) Sgt Stephen Coco
(TG)
(V) Sgt Robert D Magee
(APC) Capt Thomas J Hanley III
(P) 2nd Lt Donald V Drake
(N-B) 2nd Lt Harold A Erlandson
(B-N) 2nd Lt Charles R Allen
(FE) 1st Lt Alvin J Garber
(CFC) SSgt Thomas A Olson
(R) Sgt Raymond C Lee
(LG) Sgt Milton S Allen
(RG)
(TG) Sgt Russell Flack
(V ) SSgt Robert D Magee

 

 

HILLMAN

Arrive Saipan 3 July 1945
Morning Report 5 July 1945
SO 175 HQ 73rd BW

Arrive Saipan 6 July 1945
Morning Report 7 July 1945
SO 178 HQ 73rd BW
Arrive Saipan 1 July 1945
Morning Report 9 July 1945
SO 173 HQ 73rd BW
Sgt Joseph H Van Hatten (2756)
Sgt Richard M Wagner (580)
Cpl Vernon F Wykoff (611)
SSgt Bernard L Neubauer (748)

1st Lt Joseph J Hillman (1093)
Cpl Walter C Ball (611)
1st Lt Frank H Davis (0142)
2nd Lt Alfred J Ledka (1034)
F/O John H Baggaley (1024)
F/O Clifford J Mackey (1035)
Sgt Frank W Reuling (737)
POW Mission No 5
8 Sep 1945
(APC) Lt Hillman
(P) F/O Baggaley
(N-B) F/O Szeliga
(B-N) F/O Mackey
(FE) SSgt Reuling
(CFC) SSgt Richard M Wagner
(R) SSgt VanHatten
(LG) Walter C Ball
(RG) Cpl Vernon Wykoff
(TG) SSgt Bernard L Neubauer
(V) Lt Davis

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HUBBARD
Arrive Saipan 13 June 1945
Morning Report 14 June 1945
SO 155 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 8 Aug 1945
Duty to TD Muroc AAF
SO 210 HQ 73rd BW
Capt Alvin O Hubbard (1093)
2nd Lt Robert E Hyman (1024)
2nd Lt William J Halladay, Jr (1034)
2nd Lt William D Bathurst (1035)
Capt Robert R Irish (0142)
Sgt Benjamin F Welch (737)
Sgt Albert A Dumont (2756)
Sgt George R Cullen (580)
Cpl Harold P Shell (611)
Sgt Dempsey K Kirk (611)
Cpl Raymond A Bricking (611) **

** Possibly with Marckhoff Crew
Capt Alvin O Hubbard (1093)
2nd Lt Robert E Hyman (1024)
Capt Robert R Irish (0142)
2nd Lt William J Halladay, Jr (1034)
2nd Lt William D Bathurst (1035)
SSgt Benjamin F Welch (737)
SSgt George R Cullen (580)
SSgt Albert A Dumont (2756)
Sgt Dempsey K Kirk (611)
Cpl Harold P Shell (611)

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Col ARNOLD JOHNSON [CO 497TH BG]
POW MISSION 32
28 AUG 1945
COL ARNOLD JOHNSON
1ST LT LESTER LEE
F/O LESTER GORDER
2ND LT ORRIS SOUGSTAD
1ST LT VERNON HOEFERT
CPL ROBERT GILLETTE
2ND LT THOMAS MARTIN
SGT GLENDARD PENKAVA
SGT CECIL PENROD
PVT WELDON FORREST
NOLAN D PATTERSON
2ND LT W E PAULSON

 

 

JOYNER
Arrive Saipan 1 Aug 1945
Morning Report 4 Aug 1945
SO 204 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 6 Aug 1945
Transferred to 313th BW
SO 205 73rd BW
1st Lt Marvin L Joyner (1093)
2nd Lt Robert E MacGregor (1091)
F/O Gerald E Kirchgessner (1034)
2nd Lt Alfred F Kersey (8219)
1st Lt Charles A Trice (0142)
Sgt John K Wittaker (580)
Sgt Carter T Holder, Jr (2756)
Sgt Harold E Hanke (737)
Sgt Emet J Carmen, Jr (748)
Cpl Daniel J Szmania (611)
Cpl Joseph F Kelley (611)
Cpl John C Aldana (611)
1st Lt Marvin L Joyner (1093)
2nd Lt Robert E MacGregor (1091)
F/O Gerald E Kirchgessner (1034)
2nd Lt Alfred F Kersey (8219)
1st Lt Charles A Trice (0142)
Sgt John K Wittaker (580)
Sgt Carter T Holder, Jr (2756)
Sgt Harold E Hanke (737)
Sgt Emet J Carmen, Jr (748)
Cpl Daniel J Szmania (611)
Cpl Joseph F Kelley (611)
Cpl John C Aldana (611)

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MARCKHOFF
Arrive Saipan 13 June 1945
Morning Report 14 June 1945
SO 155 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 8 Aug 1945
Duty to TD Muroc AAF
SO 210 HQ 73rd BW
1st Lt William C Marckhoff (1093)
1st Lt Edgar H Parker (1092)
F/O Carl G Fonden (1034)
F/O Jack Soloway (1035)
F/O John L Hartley (0142)
TSgt Gerald E Johnson (737)
Sgt Benjamin F Garst III (2756)
Sgt William H McKelvey, Jr (580)
Cpl Raymond H Hoke (611)
Cpl Leo R Kaselauskas (611)
Cpl Howell J McBride (611)
1st Lt William C Marckhoff (1093)
1st Lt Edgar H Parker (1092)
F/O Carl G Fonden (1034)
F/O Jack Soloway (1035)
F/O John L Hartley (0142)
MSgt Gerald E Johnson (737)
SSgt William H McKelvey, Jr (580)
SSgt Benjamin F Garst III (2756)
Cpl Raymond H Hoke (611)
Cpl Leo R Kaselauskas (611)
Cpl Howell J McBride (611)



SPENCER MARTIN
Arrive Saipan 25 July 1945
Morning Report 28 July 1945
SO 197 HQ 73rd BW
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
2nd Lt Spencer F Martin, Jr (1093)
2nd Lt John M Vargo (1034)
2nd Lt Jack W Herrli (1035)
F/O Herbert L Longnecker (1024)
F/O Merril R Waldern (0142)
Sgt William W Reels (737)
Sgt James E Tyner (2756)
Sgt James M Greer (580)
Sgt Raymond C Furbish (1685)
Cpl Roy Holland, Jr (611)
Cpl Wade E Davis (611)
LT MARTIN
F/O LONGNECKER
LT VARGO
LT HERRLI
SGT REELS
SGT TYNER
F/O WALDERN
SGT GREER
SGT FURBISH
CPL HOLLAND
CPL DAVIS


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WALTER MARTIN
Arrive Saipan 9 Apr 1945
Morning Report 10 Apr 1945
SO 90 HQ 73rd BW
2nd Lt Walter R Martin (1093)
2nd Lt Rene C McPherson (1091)
1st Lt Grover C Caldwell, Jr (1034)
2nd Lt William R Eagle (1035)
2nd Lt Armond D Barefoot ( 1038)
SSgt Archie R Warr (737)
Sgt Donald H Crane (580)
Sgt Louis H Christensen (2756)
Cpl William H Isley (611)
Cpl Herbert Friedman (611)
Cpl Alexandre Martinelli (611)

 

MAYSE
Morning Reports
Mission 26
19 Feb 1945
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
Arrive 20 Oct 1944

(APC) 1st Lt Andrew G Mayse

Arrive 27 Jan 1945

(P) 2nd Lt Charles F Bolton (1093)
(N-B) 2nd Lt George W Bennett (1038)
(B-N) 2nd Lt Arnold C Burkholder (1035)
(FE) SSgt Arthur Rassias (737)
(R)
(CFC) Cpl John A Carabillo (580)
(RG) Cpl Clifford J Halstead (611)
(LG) Cpl Robert A Davis (611)
(TG) Cpl Richard T Lambert (611)
(V) Cpl James J Galligan (611)
(APC) 1st Lt Andrew G Mayse
(P) 2nd Lt Charles F Bolton
(N-B) 2nd Lt George W Bennett
(B-N) 2nd Lt Arnold C Burkholder
(FE) SSgt Arthur Rassias
(R) Cpl Carroll Kyle
(CFC) Cpl John A Carabillo
(RG) Cpl Clifford J Halstead
(LG) Cpl Robert A Davis
(TG) Cpl Richard T Lambert
(V) Cpl James J Galligan
(APC) 1st Lt Andrew G Mayse
(P) 2nd Lt Charles F Bolton
(N-B) 2nd Lt George W Bennett
(B-N) 2nd Lt Arnold C Burkholder
(FE) SSgt Arthur Rassvas
(R) Cpl Charles O Burke, Jr
(CFC) Cpl John A Carabillo
(RG) Cpl Clifford J Kalstead
(LG) Cpl Robert A Davis
(TG) Cpl Richard T Lambert
(V) Cpl James J Galligan
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
(APC) 1st Lt Andrew G Mayse
(P) 2nd Lt Charles F Bolton
(N-B) 1st Lt John B Brown
(B-N) 1st Lt Charles F Bohling
(FE) TSgt Arthur Rassias
(R) Cpl Charles O Burke, Jr
(CFC)
(RG) Cpl Clifford J Halstead
(LG) Cpl Robert A Davis
(TG)
(V) Cpl James J Galligan
(APC) 1st Lt Andrew G Mayse
(P) 2nd Lt Charles F Bolton
(N-B) 2nd Lt George W Bennett
(B-N) 2nd Lt Arnold C Burkholder
(FE) SSgt Arthur Rassvas
(R) Cpl Charles O Burke, Jr
(CFC) Cpl John A Carabillo
(RG)
(LG)
(TG) Cpl Richard T Lambert
(V) Cpl James J Galligan
(APC) 1st Lt Andrew G Mayse
(P) 2nd Lt Charles F Bolton
(N-B) 2nd Lt George W Bennett
(B-N) 2nd Lt Arnold C Burkholder
(FE) SSgt Arthur Rassvas
(R) Cpl Charles O Burke, Jr
(CFC)
(RG) Cpl Clifford J Halstead
(LG) Cpl Robert A Davis
(TG) Cpl Richard T Lambert
(V) Cpl James J Galligan
Morning Report
21 June 1945
Per Paragraph 2, SO 167, HQ XXI BC
Capt Andrew G Mayse relieved of duty and assigned to 20th Air Force

2nd Lt Bolton appears to have taken over crew.
No firm documentation on this

 

See Bolton Crew

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MC GREGOR
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan
15 Dec 1944
From Kearney AAF
Morning Report 24 Jan 1945
From Duty to Missing in Action
From Duty to Injured in Action
DITCHED
MACR 11301
(P) 1st Lt Jack K McGregor (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Robert C Ballard, Jr (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt James J Classick (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt James L Freeman (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Albert L Young, Jr (1028)
(R) Sgt Glen J Hoover (2756)
(CFC) Cpl Emil A Henderson, Jr (580)
(RG) Cpl Everett L Crump (1685)
(LG) Cpl Joseph D Crucitti (611)
(TG) Cpl Frank M Brown (748)
(V) Sgt Bernard E Whitaker (866)

(APC) 1st Lt Jack K McGregor
(P) 2nd Lt Robert C Ballard, Jr
(N-B) 2nd Lt James J Classick
(B-N) 2nd Lt James L Freeman
(FE) 2nd Lt Albert L Young, Jr
(CFC) Sgt Emil A Henderson, Jr
(R) Sgt Glen J Hoover
(LG) Cpl Joseph D Crucitti
(RG) Cpl Everett L Crump
(TG) Cpl Frank M Brown
(V) Sgt Bernard E Whitaker

1st Lt Jack K McGregor (1093)
2nd Lt Robert C Ballard, Jr (1093)
2nd Lt James J Classick (1036)
2nd Lt James L Freeman (1036)
2nd Lt Albert L Young, Jr (1028)
Sgt Emil A Henderson, Jr (580)
Sgt Glen J Hoover (2756)
Cpl Joseph D Crucitti (611)
Cpl Everett L Crump (1685)
Cpl Frank M Brown (748)
Sgt Bernard E Whitaker
(866)

 

 

McQUAT
Arrive Saipan 21 Aug 1945
Morning Report 23 Aug 1945
SO 224 HQ 73rd BW
1st Lt Paul C McQuat (1093)
2nd Lt Arthur R Chadbourne, Jr (1024)
2nd Lt Kenneth E Scott (1035)
2nd Lt Lawrence E Monies (0142)
2nd Lt Wallace F Alexander (1028)
F/O Joseph L Czeliga (1034)
Sgt Forrest D Chapman (2756)
Sgt Frank H Bagby, Jr (580)
Sgt William V Heckman (1685)
Sgt Joseph W Behan (612)
Cpl Donald E Czekanski (611)

 

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MELODY
Arrived Saipan 1 Aug 1945
Morning Report 4 Aug 1945
SO 204 HQ 73rd BW
POW MISSION #4
31 Aug 1945

1st Lt Thomas A Melody (1093)
2nd Lt Leh_an M Keen (1091)
2nd Lt Howard G Mosby (1034)
2nd Lt Duane E Fetzer (1035)
2nd Lt Donald E Focht (0142)
2nd Lt Roy M Mulford, Jr (1028)
Sgt Charles O Steihl (2756)
Sgt Max V Wardlow (580)
Sgt Norman E Threadgill (748)
Cpl James G Nichols (611)
Cpl George J Rose (611)

 

LT MELODY
LT KEAN
LT MOSBY
LT FETGAR
LT MULFORD
SGT STEIHL
LT FOCHT
SGT WARDLOW
SGT THREADGILL
CPL ROSE
PFC MATTESON

 

JOSEPH P MORGAN

Arrive Saipan 5 Apr 1945
Morning Report 7 April 1945
SO 87 HQ 73rd BW

1st Lt Joseph P Morgan (1093)
2nd Lt Frederick W Schwartz (1091)
2nd Lt Howard W Steege (1034)
1st Lt Richard M Ash (1035)
2nd Lt Billee Beyers (0142)
Sgt John E Posig (737)
Sgt Francis J Campbell (580)
Sgt Stevens L Frost (2756)
Cpl William Joseph (611)
Cpl Warren L Jones (611)
Cpl Robert W Jones (611)

 

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ROBERT K MORGAN
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Movement Orders # 575
HQ AAF Herington
9 Oct 1944
Recon Mission #6
10 November 1944
Tokyo
(C) Col Sturart P Wright (1093)
(P) Maj Robert K Morgan (1093)
(CP) 1st Lt Andrew G Mayse (1093)
(N) 1st Lt Noel S Alton (1036)
(B) Capt Vincent B Evans (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Edward T Lee (1028)
(R) SSgt Sherwood Fritzshall (2756)
(CFC) SSgt Edward H Cordes (580)
(RG)
(LG) Sgt Williard B Sanor (1685)
(TG) Sgt Donald T Black (748)
(V) TSgt Ralph W Powell (866)
(AC) Maj Robert K Morgan
(P) 1st Lt Andrew G Mayse
(N-B) 1st Lt Noel S Alton
(B) Capt Vincent B Evans
(FE) 2nd Lt Edward T Lee
(R) SSgt Sherwood Fritzshall
(CFC) SSgt Edward H Cordes
(RG)
(LG) Sgt Williard B Sanor
(TG) Sgt Donald T Black
(V) TSgt Ralph W Powell

(X) MSgt Milton H Brinkmeyer

(AC) Maj Robert K Morgan
(P) 1st Lt John T Garvin
(N-B) 1st Lt Noel S Alton
(B) Capt Vincent B Evans
(FE) 2nd Lt Richard C Bauml
(R) Sgt John J Cierzarek
(CFC) Sgt Frank J O'Block
(RG) Cpl James H Braun
(LG) Sgt Alvin J Bordan
(TG) Sgt Robert W Rebber
(V) Sgt Felix G Idles

(RCM ) 1st Lt James H Rose

Morning Report 29 April 1945
SO 114 HQ XXI Bomber Command
dated 24 April 1945
Morning Report 29 April 1945

Major Robert K Morgan
869th Squadron Commander

Relieved from assignment and duty as CO

Transferred to 20th Air Force
29 April 1945

Maj Earl S Kimbell (2161)

871st Bomb Squadron Operations Officer
Assumed Command of 869th Bomb Squadron
29 April 1945

 

MULLOY
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrived Saipan Oct 1944
Possibly from Hamilton Field
No Movement Orders
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
(P) Capt Bernard J Mulloy (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt William H Criswell (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Elmer L Donaldson, Jr (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Howard H Becker (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Richard F Burns (1028)
(R) Sgt John J Maguire (2756)
(CFC) Cpl Richard L Cook (580)
(RG) Cpl Eugene W Belschner (611)
(LG) Cpl Robert F Kress Jr (1685)
(TG) Cpl Thomas B Sullivan (748)
(V) Sgt Frank A Zoppo (866)
28 Oct 1944
(P) Capt Bernard J Mulloy
(B) 2nd Lt Howard H Becker
(FE) 2nd Lt Richard F Burns


30 Oct 1944
(V) Sgt Frank A Zoppo

31 Oct 1944
(R) Sgt John J Maguire
(CFC) Cpl Richard L Cook
(RG) Cpl Eugene W Belschner
(LG) Cpl Robert F Kress Jr
(TG) Cpl Thomas B Sullivan
(APC) Capt Bernard J Mulloy
(P) 2nd Lt William H Criswell
(N-B) 2nd Lt Elmer L Donaldson, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Howard H Becker
(FE) 2nd Lt Richard F Burns
(CFC) Sgt Richard L Cook
(R) SSgt John J Maguire
(LG) Sgt Robert F Kress Jr
(RG) Sgt Eugene W Belschner
(TG) Sgt Thomas B Sullivan
(V) SSgt Frank A Zoppo
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
Mission No 33
18 March 1945

(APC) Capt Bernard J Mulloy
(P) 2nd Lt William H Criswell
(N-B) 2nd Lt Elmer L Donaldson, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Howard H Becker
(FE) 2nd Lt Richard F Burns

(R) SSgt John J Maguire
(LG) Sgt Robert F Kress Jr
(RG) Sgt Eugene W Belschner

(V) SSgt Frank A Zoppo

 

(APC) Capt Bernard J Mulloy
(P) 2nd Lt William H Criswell
(N-B) 2nd Lt Elmer L Donaldson, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Howard H Becker
(FE) 2nd Lt Richard F Burns
(CFC) SSgt Richard L Cook
(R) SSgt John J Maguire
(LG)
(RG)
(TG) Sgt Thomas B Sullivan
(V) SSgt Frank A Zoppo
(APC) Capt Bernard J Mulloy
(P) 2nd Lt William H Criswell
(N-B) 2nd Lt Elmer L Donaldson, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Howard H Becker
(FE) 2nd Lt Richard F Burns
(CFC)
(R) SSgt John J Maguire
(LG) Sgt Robert F Kress Jr
(RG) Sgt Eugene W Belschner
(TG) Sgt Thomas B Sullivan
(V) SSgt Frank A Zoppo

Morning Report 13 April 1945
SO 82 HQ PAAB
Duty to DS HQ, AAFPOA, APO 953

SO 216
13 Aug 1945

DOCUMENT THIS

Capt Bernard J Mulloy (1093)
2nd Lt William H Criswell (1093)
2nd Lt Howard H Becker (1036)
2nd Lt Richard F Burns (1028)
1st Lt Elmer L Donaldson, Jr (1036)
TSgt Richard L Cook (580)
SSgt John J Maguire (2756)
SSgt Frank A Zoppo
(866)
SSgt Robert F Kress Jr ( 1685)
SSgt Thomas B Sullivan (748)
Sgt Eugene W Belschner (611)

Released from Assignment

Capt Bernard J Mulloy
1st Lt Maurice J Bittner
1st Lt Daniel W Trapp
1st Lt George W Bennet
1st Lt Elmer L Donaldson, Jr
1st Lt Juane W Bobo
1st Lt John M Carpenter
SSgt Alphonse J Rivera

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NELSON
Arrive Saipan 3 July 1945
Morning Report 6 July 1945
SO 175 HQ 73rd BW
1st Lt Louis D Nelson (1093)
2nd Lt Thomas H Nowakowski (1024)
2nd Lt William J Traynor (1035)
2nd Lt Glenn E Lackey (0142)
F/O Rene A Gautier (1034)
Sgt Warren J Ballard (737)
Sgt Elgin J Robertson (2756)
Sgt Calvin E McIntosh (580)
Sgt Irving J Peterson (748)
Sgt Robert O Dvergadal (612)
Sgt Wilson V Randolph (611)

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PAUL
Arrive Saipan 18 Aug 1945
Morning Report 20 Aug 1945
SO 221 HQ 73rd BW
2nd Lt Wray E Paul, Jr (1093)
2nd Lt Lemmert A Deeter,Jr (1024)
2nd Lt Norman B Degraffehreid (1024)
2nd Lt Donald R Hoover (1035)
2nd Lt Orville C Baxter (1028)
F/O David E Lewin (0142)
Sgt Lewis W Hunt (2756)
Sgt William J Bean (580)
Sgt Talmadge C Wooley (1685)
Sgt Erwin A Engerman (612)
Cpl Steven J Kacludis (611)

 

PICKEREL
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan 24 Oct 1944
Possibly via Hamilton Field
No Movement Orders
Mission No 26
19 Feb 1945
(P) 1st Lt John S Pickerel (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Raleigh Wirth (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Donald A Chace (1036)
(B) 1st Lt Edward W McDonald (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt John B Bylander (1028)
(R) Sgt Edward G Bernzott (2756)
(CFC) Cpl Caspar Martinez (580)
(RG) Cpl Charles E Anderson (611)
(LG) Cpl William A Bosse (1685)
(TG) Cpl Leroy B Balzarini (748)
(V) Sgt Nicholas B Talbott (866)
(P) 1st Lt John S Pickerel
(CP) 2nd Lt Raleigh Wirth
(N) 2nd Lt Donald A Chace
(B) 1st Lt Edward W McDonald
(FE) 2nd Lt John B Bylander
(R) Sgt Edward G Bernzott
(CFC) Cpl Caspar Martinez
(RG) Cpl Charles E Anderson
(LG) Cpl William A Bosse
(TG) Cpl Leroy B Balzarini
(V) Sgt Nicholas B Talbott


(X) Pfc Theodore J Moniak
(X) Pft Colt E Broach, Jr
(X) Pfc George A Beck, Jr
(APC) 1st Lt John S Pickerel
(P) 2nd Lt Raleigh Wirth
(B-N) 2nd Lt George Noone
(N-B) 2nd Lt Donald A Chace
(FE) 2nd Lt John B Bylander
(CFC) Sgt Caspar Martinez
(R) SSgt Edward G Bernzott
(LG) Sgtl William A Bosse
(RG) Sgt Charles E Anderson
(TG) Sgt Leroy B Balzarini
(V) SSgt Nicholas B Talbott
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
(APC) 1st Lt John S Pickerel
(P) 2nd Lt Raleigh Wirth
(B-N)
2nd Lt George Noone
(N-B) 2nd Lt Donald A Chace
(FE) 2nd Lt John B Bylander
(CFC)
(R) SSgt Edward G Bernzott
(LG) Sgtl William A Bosse
(RG) Sgt Charles E Anderson
(TG)
(V) SSgt Nicholas B Talbott
(APC) 1st Lt John S Pickerel
(P) 2nd Lt William B Bunga
(B-N)
2nd Lt George Noone
(N-B) 2nd Lt Donald A Chace
(FE) 2nd Lt John B Bylander
(CFC)
(R) SSgt Edward G Bernzott
(LG) Sgtl William A Bosse
(RG) Sgt Charles E Anderson
(TG)
Sgt Leroy B Balzarini
(V) SSgt Nicholas B Talbott

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SEITZ
Arrive Saipan 4 Nov 1944
Morning Report
From Mather Field to Duty
Arrive Saipan 5 Feb 1945
Morning Reports
HQ 73rd BW and
SO 23 HQ 497th Bomb Group
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
2nd Lt Edwin A Seitz (1093)

GARVIN AC (1093)
2nd Lt Leonard Ramer (1093)
2nd Lt Thomas B Harrington(1038)
2nd Lt Clarence H Leffengwell (1035)
TSgt Wilbur M Belshaw (737)
(APC) 2nd Lt Edwin A Seitz
(P) 2nd Lt Leonard Ramer
(N-B) 2nd Lt Thomas B Harrington
(B-N) 1st Lt Vernon D Clark
(FE) TSgt Wilbur M Belshaw
(CFC) TSgt Robert W Rebber
(R) SSgt Sherwood Fritzshall
(LG) Sgt Willard B Sanor
(RG) Sgt Robert M Bardin
(TG) SSgt Donald T Black
(V) TSgt Ralph W Powell
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
(APC) 2nd Lt Edwin A Seitz
(P) 2nd Lt Leonard Ramer
(N-B) 2nd Lt Thomas B Harrington
(B-N) 2nd Lt Clarence H Leffengwell
(FE) TSgt Wilbur M Belshaw
(CFC) TSgt Robert W Rebber
(R) SSgt Sherwood Fritzshall
(LG)
(RG)
(TG) SSgt Donald T Black
(V) TSgt Ralph W Powell

 

SIENKIEWICZ
Arrive Saipan 24/30 July 1945
Morning Reports
SO 193/195/200 HQ 73rd BW
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
1st Lt Nicholas T Sienkiewicz (1093)
2nd Lt Philip Tobias (1024)
2nd Lt Burt F Leverenz (0142)
F/O L Penke (1034)
F/O M Greenbert (1035)
Cpl Bobby C Bernard (611)
SSgt Earl A Peck (737)
Sgt Henry J Kelly, Jr (2756)
Sgt Keith Nelson (580)
Sgt William A Johnson (1685)
Sgt Norman L Eubank (611)
LT SIENKIEWICZ
LT TOBIAS
F/O PENKE
F/O GREENBERG
SSGT PACK
SGT KELLY
LT LEVERENZ
SGT NELSON
SGT JOHNSON
SGT EUBANK
CPL BERNARD

 

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SIMMS
Arrive Saipan 21 Oct 1944
No Movement Orders
Arrive Saipan 5 Feb 1945
Morning Report 5 Feb 1945
SO 23 HQ 497th Bomb Group
WSM 222
21 Feb 45

Capt Henry H Simms, Jr

Arrived with 1st Lt Pershing Yon Crew

Cpl Charles B Holton, Jr (611)
Cpl Carroll Kyle (2756)
(APC) Capt Henry H Simms, Jr
(P) 2nd Lt Jess W Crowder
(N-B) 2nd Lt Irwin L Victor, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Paul T Machnik
(FE) 2nd Lt Wilfred H Hester
(CFC) SSgt John A Fitch, Jr
(R) Cpl Carroll Kyle
(LG) Pvt Hubert L Stephens
(RG) Sgt Thomas M Bromley
(TG) Cpl Charles B Holton, Jr
(V) SSgt David W Underwood

(RCM) 1st Lt James R Rose
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
(APC) Capt Henry H Simms, Jr
(P) 2nd Lt Jess W Crowder
(N-B) 2nd Lt Irwin L Victor, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Paul T Machnik
(FE) 2nd Lt Wilfred H Hester
(CFC) SSgt John A Fitch, Jr
(R) Sgt Carroll Kyle
(LG)
(RG) Sgt Thomas M Bromley
(TG)
(V) SSgt David W Underwood
(APC) Capt Henry H Simms, Jr
(P) 2nd Lt Jess W Crowder
(N-B) 2nd Lt Irwin L Victor, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Paul T Machnik
(FE) 2nd Lt Wilfred H Hester
(CFC) SSgt John A Fitch, Jr
(R) Sgt Carroll Kyle
(LG) Pvt Hubert L Stephens
(RG) Sgt Thomas M Bromley
(TG)
(V) SSgt David W Underwood

 

SNEDAKER
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan 18 Nov 1944
From Kearney AAF
Morning Report 18 Nov 1944
Mission No 28
4 Mar 1945
(P) Capt John F Snedaker (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Laurence E MacDonald (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Maurice J Bittner (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Clarence Rohrer (1093)
(FE) 2nd Lt Hildry H Christopher (1028)
(R) Sgt Louie J Lewis (2756)
(CFC) Cpl George G Judge (580)
(RG) Cpl Donald W Becker (611)
(LG) Cpl Abner D Lewallen (1685)
(TG) Cpl Dale L Allen (748)
(V) Cpl Gerard M McGovern (866)
(P) Capt John F Snedaker
(CP) 2nd Lt Laurence E MacDonald
(N) 2nd Lt Maurice J Bittner
(B) 2nd Lt Clarence Rohrer
(FE) 2nd Lt Hildry H Christopher
(R) Sgt Louie J Lewis
(CFC) Cpl George G Judge
(RG) Cpl Donald W Becker
(LG) Cpl Abner D Lewallen
(TG) Sgt Dale L Allen
(V) Sgt Gerard M McGovern
(APC) Capt John F Snedaker
(P) 2nd Lt Laurence E MacDonald
(N-B) 2nd Lt Maurice J Bittner
(B-N) 2nd Lt Harry Fishman
(FE) 2nd Lt Hildry H Christopher
(CFC) Sgt George G Judge
(R) Sgt Louie J Lewis
(LG) Sgt Abner D Lewallen
(RG) Sgt Donald W Becker
(TG) Sgt Dale L Allen
(V) Sgt Gerald M McGovern
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
(APC) Capt John F Snedaker
(P) 2nd Lt Laurence E MacDonald
(N-B) Capt Noel S Anton
(B-N) 1st Lt Edward W McDonald
(FE) 1st Lt Edward T Lee
(CFC)
(R) SSgt Louie J Lewis
(LG) Sgt Abner D Lewallen
(RG) Sgt Donald W Becker
(TG)
(V) Sgt Eugene C Walters

 

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STEELE
Arrive Saipan 18 July 1945
Morning Report 19 July 1945
SO 190 HQ 73rd BW
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
1st Lt Henry A Steele (1093)
1st Lt Jay G Bachman (1024)
2nd Lt Allen J MacBeth (1035)
2nd Lt Leroy G Litsch (1028)
F/O Richard C Kriger (1036)
F/O Joseph G Stuller (0142)
Sgt Karl R Maul (2756)
Sgt Richard A Petry (580)
Sgt William L Heald (1685)
Cpl Carmine G DiLorio (611)
Cpl James W Smith, Jr (611)
LT STEELE
LT BACHMAN
F/O KRIGER
LT MAC BETH
LT LITSCH
SGT MAUL
F/O STULLER
SGT PETRY
SGT HEALD
CPL O. DI IORIA
CPL SMITH

 

SUTTON
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan 22 Oct 1944
No Movement Orders
WSM 224
22 Feb 45
(P) 1st Lt Willis L Sutton (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Jack C Bussell (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Wesley L Clark (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Elvin E Hansen (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Frank Danna, Jr (1028)
(R) Sgt Martin Berkowitz (2756)
(CFC) Cpl Homer W Hibler (580)
(RG) Cpl Robert E Boyles (611)
(LG) Cpl William F Black, Jr (1685)
(TG) Cpl Harry L Evans, Jr (748)
(V) Sgt Daniel J Shea, Jr (866)
(P) 1st Lt Willis L Sutton
(CP) 2nd Lt Jack C Bussell
(N) 2nd Lt Wesley L Clark
(B) 2nd Lt Elvin E Hansen
(FE) 2nd Lt Frank Danna, Jr
(R) Sgt Martin Berkowitz
(CFC) Cpl Homer W Hibler
(RG) Cpl Robert E Boyles
(LG) Cpl William F Black, Jr
(TG) Cpl Harry L Evans, Jr
(V) Sgt Daniel J Shea, Jr

(X) MSgt Ralph Barrera
(APC) 1st Lt Willis L Sutton
(P) 2nd Lt Jack C Bussell
(N-B) 2nd Lt Wesley L Clark
(B-N) 2nd Lt Henry L Miller
(FE) 2nd Lt Frank Danna, Jr
(CFC) SSgt Homer W Hibler
(R) SSgt Martin Berkowitz

(LG) Sgt William F Black, Jr

(RG) Sgt Robert E Boyles

(TG) Sgt Harry L Evans, Jr
(V) SSgt Daniel J Shea, Jr
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
(APC) 1st Lt Willis L Sutton
(P) 2nd Lt Jack C Bussell
(N-B) 2nd Lt Wesley L Clark
(B-N) 2nd Lt Henry L Miller
(FE) 2nd Lt Frank Danna, Jr
(CFC) SSgt Homer W Hibler
(R) SSgt Martin Berkowitz

(LG) Sgt William F Black, Jr

(RG) Sgt Robert E Boyles

(TG) Sgt Harry L Evans, Jr
(V) SSgt Daniel J Shea, Jr
(APC) 1st Lt Willis L Sutton
(P) 2nd Lt Jack C Bussell
(N-B) 2nd Lt Wesley L Clark
(B-N) 2nd Lt Henry L Miller
(FE) 2nd Lt Frank Danna, Jr
(CFC) TSgt Homer W Hibler
(R) SSgt Martin Berkowitz

(LG)

(RG)

(TG) Sgt Harry L Evans, Jr
(V) SSgt Daniel J Shea, Jr

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THOMAS
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF

Arrive Saipan
12 Dec 1944
From Kearney AAF

Mission 25
15 Feb 45
(P) Capt Frank L Thomas (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Robert L Allen (1024)
(N) 2nd Lt Otis A Glazebrook, III (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Jerome L Epstein (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Carol N Frang (1028)
(R) Sgt George J Beveridge (2756)
(CFC) Cpl Eugene Bevilacqua (580)
(RG) Cpl Paul L Abraham (611)
(LG) Cpl Max R Sommer (1685)
(TG) Cpl Walter E Gibson (748)
(V) Sgt James A Moffat (866)
(P) Capt Frank L Thomas
(CP) 2nd Lt Robert L Allen
(N-B) 2nd Lt Otis A Glazebrook, III
(B-N) 2nd Lt Jerome L Epstein
(FE) 2nd Lt Carol N Frang
(R) Sgt George J Beveridge
(CFC) Cpl Eugene Bevilacqua
(RG) Sgt Paul L Abraham
(LG) Sgt Max R Sommer
(TG) Cpl Walter E Gibson
(V) Sgt James A Moffat
(APC) Capt Frank L Thomas
(P) 2nd Lt Robert L Allen
(N-B) 2nd Lt Otis A Glazebrook, III
(B-N) 2nd Lt Jerome L Epstein
(FE) 2nd Lt Carol N Frang
(CFC) Cpl Eugene Bevilacqua
(R) Cpl Warren J Murphy
(LG) Cpl Max R Sommer
(RG) Cpl Paul L Abraham
(TG) Cpl Walter E Gibson
(V) Sgt James A Moffat
20 Feb 1945
Transferred to HQ 497th BG
Personnel Memo #12 HQ 497th BG
On or after 20 Feb 1945
15 June 1945
Transferred from 871st Bomb Sq
Personnel Memo #30 HQ 497th BG
Capt Frank L Thomas (1093)
2nd Lt Robert L Allen became Aircraft Commander of his crew

Remainder of crew transfered to
Wirth Crew

Capt Frank L Thomas (1093)

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VETTERS
Arrive Saipan 21 Oct 1944
No Movement Orders
Mission No 31
13 March 1945

(CP) 2nd Lt Jack H Vetters

Arrive with Capt Walter R Young Crew

(APC) 1st Lt Jack H Vetters
(P) 2nd Lt Sylvester Wilczynski
(N-B) 2nd Lt John J Bennett
(B-N) 2nd Lt Charles L Bowen
(FE) 1st Lt Edward T Lee
(CFC) TSgt Robert M Tuttle
(R) SSgt Wendell C Miller
(LG)
(RG)
(TG) Sgt Robert E Cooper
(V) Sgt Sidney S Rudnick

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HERBERT WAGNER
Arrive Saipan 20 June 1945
Morning Report 22 June 1945
SO 162 HQ 73rd BW
Capt Herbert J Wagner (1093)
2nd Lt Raymond P Benton (1024)
2nd Lt John W Hannon (1034)
FO Thomas J F Allender (1035)
2nd Lt Thomas E Hogan (0142)
Sgt Charles Hodek (737)
Sgt Hugh A Gray (2756)
Sgt Edward H Dhuysser (580)
Cpl Raymond B Barnard (611)
Cpl James F Howell (611)
Sgt Neal E Kershner (611)

 

WALLINGFORD
Arrive Saipan 28 July 1945
and 1 Aug 1945
Morning Report 4 Aug 1945
SO 199/204 HQ 73rd BW
POW MISSION #7
5 SEP 1945
2nd Lt John W Wallingford (1093)
2nd Lt Henry J Ramey, Jr (1034)
2nd Lt Marvin McMillan, Jr (1035)
2nd Lt Edmund T Ames (0142)
F/O Robert W Schuessler (1024)
Sgt Gerald L Guppy (737)
Sgt Mario J DeMartinis (1685)
Sgt Joseph D Rossi (2756)
Sgt John E Bressler (580)

LT WALLINGFORD
F/O SCHUESSLER
LT RAMEY
LT MC MILLIAN
SGT GUPPY
SGT ROSSI
LT DEAL
SGT BRASSLER
SGT DI MARTINIS
SGT DARKAC
PFC DENTKOWSKI
LT CARLSON
CPL FARROUX
CPL STOREN

 

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WARREN
Arrive Saipan 7 Aug 1945
Morning Report 9 Aug 1945
SO 210 HQ 73rd BW
1st Lt John A Warren (1093)
1st Lt George E Larson (1024)
2nd Lt Charles J McClain (1034)
2nd LtRobert A Graefen (1035)
F/O Gordon L Weatherly (1051)
Sgt Joseph M Beaston (737)
Sgt Kimon C Demetrion (2756)
Sgt Einer B Anderson (580)
Sgt Roscoe H Newcomb (1685)
Sgt Robert W Dickson (612)
Cpl John R Anderson (611)

 

WERTHER

Arrive Saipan 1 July 1945
Morning Report 5 July 1945
SO 173 HQ 73rd BW

1st Lt James J Werther (1093)
2nd Lt George R Schultz (1024)
2nd Lt Jack O Record (1034)
1st Lt William H Satchal (0142)
F/O Anthony F Cantisano (1035)
SSgt Curtis E Clayton (737)
SSgt Merle E Bouges (580)
Sgt Donald C Cullen (1685)
Cpl Andrew A Sugg, Jr (2756)
Cpl William G Decker (611)
Cpl Milton E Groswich (611)

 

 

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WIRTH
Arrive Saipan 24 Oct 1944
Possibly via Hamilton Field
No Movement Orders
Arrive Saipan 5 Feb 1945
Morning Report
HQ 497th Bomb Group
Transferred on or after 20 Feb 1945
From Thomas Crew

(CP) 2nd Lt Raleigh Wirth
Arrive with 1st Lt John S Pickerel
2nd Lt Jacques M Veeneman (1091)
1st Lt Otis A Glazebrook, III (1036)
1st Lt Jerome L Epstein (1036)
1st Lt Carol N Frang (1028)
Cpl Eugene Bevilacqua (580)
SSgt Sherwood Fritzshall (2756)
TSgt Max R Sommer (580)
SSgt Paul L Abraham (612)
SSgt Walter E Gibson (748)
SSgt James A Moffat (866)
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
(APC) 2nd Lt Raleigh Wirth
(P) 2nd Lt Jacques M Veeneman
(N-B) 2nd Lt Otis A Glazebrock
(B-N) 2nd Lt Jerome L Epstein
(FE) 2nd Lt Carol N Frang
(CFC) Sgt Max R Sommer
(R) Cpl Warren J Murphy
(LG) Sgt Eugene Bevilacqua
(RG) Sgt Paul A Abraham
(TG) Sgt Walter E Gibson
(V) SSgt James A Moffatt
(APC) 2nd Lt Raleigh Wirth
(P) 2nd Lt Jacques M Veeneman
(N-B) 2nd Lt Otis A Glazebrock
(B-N) 2nd Lt Jerome L Epstein
(FE) 2nd Lt Carol N Frang
(CFC)
(R) Cpl Warren J Murphy
(LG) Sgt Eugene Bevilacqua
(RG) Sgt Paul A Abraham
(TG)
(V) SSgt James A Moffatt
(APC) 2nd Lt Raleigh Wirth
(P) 2nd Lt Jacques M Veeneman
(N-B) 2nd Lt Otis A Glazebrock
(B-N) 2nd Lt Jerome L Epstein
(FE) 2nd Lt Carol N Frang
(CFC) Sgt Max R Sommer
(R) Cpl Warren J Murphy
(LG)
(RG)
(TG) Sgt Walter E Gibson
(V) SSgt James A Moffatt
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
4 June 1945
SO 153 HQ XXI BC
Rotation to USA
(APC) 2nd Lt Raleigh Wirth
(P)
(N-B) 2nd Lt Otis A Glazebrock
(B-N) 2nd Lt Jerome L Epstein
(FE) 2nd Lt Carol N Frang
(CFC) Sgt Max R Sommer
(R) Sgt Warren J Murphy
(LG)
(RG)
(TG) Sgt Walter E Gibson
(V) SSgt James A Moffatt
1st Lt Otis A Glazebrook, III (1036)
1st Lt Jerome L Epstein (1036)
1st Lt Carol N Frang (1028)
Cpl Eugene Bevilacqua (580)
SSgt Sherwood Fritzshall (2756)
TSgt Max R Sommer (580)
SSgt Paul L Abraham (612)
SSgt Walter E Gibson (748)
SSgt James A Moffat (866)

 

WOLFF
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan
18 Dec 1944
From Kearney AAF

Mission No 30
11 March 1945

(P) 1st Lt George Wolff (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Daniel W Trapp (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt James R Burling (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Jaune W
Bobo (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt John M Carpenter (1028)
(R) Sgt Wilber B Young, Jr (2756)
(CFC) Cpl Maurice A Ahearn (580)
(RG) Cpl John K Breen (611)
(LG) Cpl Sam P Owen (1685)
(TG) Cpl Glen P Bembry (748)
(V) Sgt Alphonse J Rivera (866)

(P) 1st Lt George Wolff
(CP) 2nd Lt Daniel W Trapp
(N) 2nd Lt James R Burling
(B) 2nd Lt Jaune W
Bobo
(FE) 2nd Lt John M Carpenter
(R) Sgt Wilber B Young, Jr
(CFC) Cpl Maurice A Ahearn
(RG) Sgt John K Breen
(LG) Cpl Sam P Owen
(TG) Cpl Glen P Bembry
(V) Sgt Alphonse J Rivera
(APC) 1st Lt George Wolff
(P) 2nd Lt Daniel W Trapp
(N-B) 2nd Lt James R Burling
(B-N) 2nd Lt Jaune W Bobo
(FE) 2nd Lt John M Carpenter
(CFC)
(R) SSgt Wilber B Young, Jr
(LG) Sgt Sam P Owen
(RG) Sgt John K Breen
(TG)
(V) SSgt Alphonse J Rivera
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
(APC) 1st Lt George Wolff
(P) 2nd Lt Daniel W Trapp
(N-B) 2nd Lt James R Burling
(B-N) 2nd Lt Jaune W Bobo
(FE) 2nd Lt John M Carpenter
(CFC) SSgt Maurice A Ahearn
(R) SSgt Wilber B Young, Jr
(LG) Sgt Sam P Owen
(RG) Sgt John K Breen
(TG)
(V) SSgt Alphonse J Rivera

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YON
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan 21 Oct 1944
No Movement Orders
Arrive Saipan 5 Feb 1945
Morning Report
HQ 497th Bomb Group

(P) 1st Lt Pershing L Yon (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Arthur L Beall (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Donald W Ellis (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Charles R Allen (1036)
(FE) FLT O Walter R Siwek (1028)
(R) Sgt Robert B Hinson (2756)
(CFC) Pfc Clarence L Ceres (580)
(LG) Cpl Milton C Dickmann (1685)
(TG) Cpl Morris Fisher (748)
(V) Pvt Frederick W Black (866)

(X) Capt Henry H Simms, Jr (1093)

(P) 1st Lt Pershing L Yon
(CP) 2nd Lt Arthur L Beall
(N) 2nd Lt Donald W Ellis
(B) 2nd Lt Charles R Allen
(FE) FLT O Walter R Siwek
(R) Sgt Robert B Hinson
(CFC) Pfc Clarence L Ceres
(LG) Cpl Milton C Dickmann
(TG) Cpl Morris Fisher
(V) Pvt Frederick W Black

(X) Capt Henry H Simms, Jr

Cpl Charles S Honigman (611)

Mission No 26
19 Feb 1945
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
Mission No 30
11 March 1945

(APC) Capt Pershing L Yon
(P) 2nd Lt Arthur L Beall
(N-B) 2nd Lt Donald W Ellis
(B-N) 2nd Lt Conrad Pace
(FE) 2nd Lt Walter R Siwek
(CFC) Sgt Clarence L Ceres
(R) SSgt Robert B Hinson
(LG) Sgt Milton C Dickmann
(RG) Cpl Charles S Honigman
(TG) Sgt Vincent J Difilippi
(V) Sgt Frederick W Black

(R) SSgt Raymond C Lee

(APC) Capt Pershing L Yon
(P) 2nd Lt Arthur L Beall
(N-B) 2nd Lt Donald W Ellis
(B-N) 2nd Lt Conrad Pace
(FE) 2nd Lt Walter R Siwek
(CFC) Sgt Clarence L Ceres
(R) SSgt Robert B Hinson
(LG) Sgt Milton C Dickmann
(RG) Cpl Charles S Honigman
(TG) Sgt Vincent J Difilippi
(V) Sgt Frederick W Black

(RCM) 1st Lt James H Rose

(APC) Capt Pershing L Yon
(P) 2nd Lt Arthur L Beall
(N-B) 2nd Lt Donald W Ellis
(B-N) 2nd Lt Paul T Machnik
(FE) 2nd Lt Walter R Siwek
(CFC)
(R) SSgt Robert B Hinson
(LG) Sgt Milton C Dickmann
(RG) Cpl Charles S Honigman
(TG)
(V) Sgt Frederick W Black
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
Morning Report 13 April 1945
Duty to DS HQ AAFPOA, APO 953
SO 82 HQ PAAB No.1

(APC) Capt Pershing L Yon
(P) 2nd Lt Arthur L Beall
(N-B) 2nd Lt Donald W Ellis
(B-N) 2nd Lt Conrad Pace
(FE) 2nd Lt Walter R Siwek
(CFC) SSgt Clarence L Ceres
(R) SSgt Robert B Hinson
(LG)
(RG)
(TG)
Sgt Vincent J Difilippi
(V) Sgt Frederick W Black
(APC) Capt Pershing L Yon
(P) 2nd Lt Arthur L Beall
(N-B) 2nd Lt Donald W Ellis
(B-N) 2nd Lt Conrad Pace
(FE) 2nd Lt Walter R Siwek
(CFC) SSgt Clarence L Ceres
(R) SSgt Robert B Hinson
(LG)
Sgt Milton C Dickmann
(RG)
(TG)
Sgt Vincent J Difilippi
(V) Sgt Frederick W Black
Capt Pershing L Yon (1093)
2nd Lt Arthur L Beall (1093)
2nd Lt Donald W Ellis (1036)
2nd Lt Conrad Pace (1036)
2nd Lt Walter R Siwek (1028)
TSgt Clarence L Ceres (580)
SSgt Robert B Hinson (2756)
SSgt Milton C Dickmann (1685)
SSgt Charles S Honigman (611)
Sgt Vincent J Difilippi (611)
SSgt Frederick W Black (866)

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YOUNG
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan 21 Oct 1944
No Movement Orders
Morning Report 10 Jan 1945
Duty to Missing in Action
LOST
MACR 10908

(P) Capt Walter R Young (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Jack H Vetters (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Paul R Garrison, Jr (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt John F Ellis (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Bernard S Black (1028)
(R) Sgt George E Avon (2756)
(CFC) Sgt Lawrence L Lee (580)
(RG)
(LG) Cpl Corgett L Carneigie (1685)
(TG) SSgt Joseph J Gatto (748)
(V) Sgt Kenneth M Mansir (866)

(X) 2nd Lt Robert M Phillips (1093)

(P) Capt Walter R Young
(CP) 2nd Lt Jack H Vetters
(N) 2nd Lt Paul R Garrison, Jr
(B) 2nd Lt John F Ellis
(FE) 2nd Lt Bernard S Black
(R) Sgt George E Avon
(CFC) Sgt Lawrence L Lee
(RG)
(LG) Cpl Corgett L Carneigie
(TG) SSgt Joseph J Gatto
(V) Sgt Kenneth M Mansir

(X) 2nd Lt Robert M Phillips
(X) TSgt Clinton K Fay

Capt Walter R Young (1093)
2nd Lt Robert D Phillips (1093)
2nd Lt Paul R Garrison, Jr (1036)
2nd Lt John F Ellis (1038)
2nd Lt Bernard S Black (1028)
SSgt George E Avon (2756)
SSgt Lawrence L Lee (580)
Sgt Wilbur J Chapman (611)
Sgt Corgett L Carneigie (1685)
SSgt Joseph J Gatto (748)
SSgt Kenneth M Mansir (866)

 

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