871st Bomb Squadron
Partial Crew List

Created August 2016

 

 

 

 

 



ANDERSON
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan ~19 Nov 1944
from Kearney AAF
Morning Report 19 Nov 1944
Mission No PR 9
22 Feb 1945
(P) 1st Lt Robert J Anderson (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Robert E McCausland (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Donald A Christensen 1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Maurice E Kennedy (1036)
(FE) 1st Lt Robert E Adams (1028)
(R) TSgt LeRoy E Franson (2756)
(CFC) Pvt William Kopenitsi (580)
(RG) Cpl Alexander Sodomora (1685)
(LG) Cpl Raymond L Smith (611)
(TG) Cpl Raymond A Hawkins (748)
(V) Sgt Pasquale T Aina (866)
(P) 1st Lt Robert J Anderson
(CP) 2nd Lt Robert E McCausland
(N) 2nd Lt Donald A Christensen
(B) 2nd Lt Maurice E Kennedy
(FE) 1st Lt Robert E Adams
(R) TSgt LeRoy E Franson
(CFC) Cpl William Kopenitsi
(RG) Cpl Alexander Sodomora
(LG) Cpl Raymond L Smith
(TG) Cpl Raymond A Hawkins
(V) Sgt Pasquale T Aina
(APC) 1st Lt Robert J Anderson
(P) 2nd Lt Robert E McCausland
(N-B) 2nd Lt Donald A Christensen
(B-N) 2nd Lt Maurice E Kennedy
(FE) 1st Lt Robert E Adams
(CFC) Sgt William Kopenitsi
(R) TSgt LeRoy E Franson
(LG) Sgt Alexander Sodomora
(RG) Sgt Raymond L Smith
(TG) Sgt Raymond A Hawkins
(V) Sgt Pasquale T Aina
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
Morning Report 19 April 1945
From Duty to Missing in Action
LOST
MACR 14308
Group Burials
(APC) 1st Lt Robert J Anderson
(P) 2nd Lt Robert E McCausland
(N-B) 2nd Lt Donald A Christensen
(B-N) 2nd Lt Maurice E Kennedy
(FE) 1st Lt Robert E Adams
(CFC) Sgt William Kopenitsi
(R) TSgt LeRoy E Franson
(LG) Sgt Alexander Sodomora
(RG) Sgt Raymond L Smith
(TG) Sgt Raymond A Hawkins
(V) Sgt Pasquale T Aina
(APC) 1st Lt Robert J Anderson
(P) 2nd Lt Robert E McCausland
(N-B) 2nd Lt Donald A Christensen
(B-N) 2nd Lt Maurice E Kennedy
(FE) 1st Lt Robert E Adams
(CFC) Sgt William Kopenitsi
(R) TSgt LeRoy E Franson
(LG)
(RG)
(TG) Sgt Raymond A Hawkins
(V) Sgt Pasquale T Aina
1st Lt Robert J Anderson (1093)
1st Lt Robert E McCausland (1024)
1st Lt Donald A Christensen (1036)
1st Lt Maurice E Kennedy (1036)
1st Lt Robert E Adams (1028)
Sgt William Kopenitsi (580)
TSgt LeRoy E Franson (2756)
Sgt Alexander Sodomora (1685)
Sgt Raymond L Smith (611)
SSgt Raymond A Hawkins (748)
Sgt Pasquale T Aina (866)

 

AUSTIN
Arrive Saipan 12 Feb 1945
Morning Report 14 Feb 1945
SO 35 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 20 Feb 1945
Duty to Missing in Action
DITCHED
MACR 12486
2nd Lt Arthur E Austin (1093)
2nd Lt Robert H Miller (1091)
2nd Lt Cyril F Russell, Jr (1038)
2nd Lt Chester J Wier (1035)
SSgt Linus H Burns (737)
Cpl Norman J Garrick (2756)
Cpl Arthur W Fletcher (580)
Cpl Richard H Hanson (611)
Cpl Benjamin G Budd (611)
Cpl Robert E Jackson (611)
Cpl Alphonse E Elewaut (611)

2nd Lt Arthur E Austin (1093)
2nd Lt Robert H Miller (1091)
2nd Lt Cyril F Russell, Jr (1038)
2nd Lt Chester J Wier (1036)
SSgt Linus H Burns (737)
Cpl Norman J Garrick (2756)
Cpl Arthur W Fletcher (580)
Cpl Richard H Hanson (611)
Cpl Benjamin G Budd (611)
Cpl Robert E Jackson (611)
Cpl Alphonse E Elewaut (611)

Capt Clyde H Smith (1038) Observer

 

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AVERY
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan ~ 10 Dec 1944
Morning Report 10 Dec 1944
From Kearney AAF
Morning Report 9 March 1945
TD APO 953 Rest and Recreation
(P) 1st Lt Lloyd Avery (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Leonard C Fox (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt John J Faubion, Jr (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Corral R Gage (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Robert E Watson (1028)
(R) Cpl Walter S Klimezak (2756)
(CFC) Cpl James F McHugh (580)
(RG) Cpl Clarence O Leach (1685)
(LG) Cpl Marvin E Meyer (611)
(TG) Cpl Charles B Mulligan (748)
(V) Sgt Lewis E Nellums (866)
(P) 1st Lt Lloyd Avery
(CP) 2nd Lt Leonard C Fox
(N) 2nd Lt John J Faubion, Jr
(B) 2nd Lt Corral R Gage
(FE) 2nd Lt Robert E Watson
(R) Cpl Walter S Klimezak
(CFC) Sgt James F McHugh
(RG) Cpl Clarence O Leach
(LG) Cpl Marvin E Meyer
(TG) Cpl Charles B Mulligan
(V) Sgt Lewis E Nellums, Jr
1st Lt Lloyd Avery (1093)
2nd Lt Leonard C Fox (1024)
2nd Lt John J Faubion, Jr (1036)
2nd Lt Corral R Gage (1036)
2nd Lt Robert E Watson (1028)
Sgt Piero V Lodato (2756)
SSgt James F McHugh (580)
Cpl Clarence O Leach (1685)
Sgt Marvin E Meyer (611)

2nd Lt Montford S Whiteley (1036)

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BARNES
Arrive Saipan 30 Jan 1945
Morning Report 30 Jan 1945
SO 18 HQ 497th Bomb Group
Mission No 26
19 Feb 1945
Morning Report 26 Feb 1945
Duty to Killed in Action
LOST
MACR 12721
1st Lt Jack S Barnes (1093)
2nd Lt Clyde H Points (1091)
Capt James C Watson (1038)
2nd Lt Roland Sheriff (1038)
Cpl Nicholas Fromer (737)
Cpl Eugene C Mount (580)
Cpl Robert D Miller (2756)
Cpl Richard E Shoemaker (611)
Cpl Robert P White (611)
Cpl Edward J Eber (611)
Pvt Raymond E Schwieger (611)
(APC) 1st Lt Jack S Barnes
(P) 2nd Lt Clyde H Points
(N-B) Capt James C Watson
(B-N) 2nd Lt Roland Sheriff
(FE) 1st Lt Sam B Dawson
(CFC) Cpl Eugene C Mount
(R) Cpl Robert D Miller
(LG) Cpl Richard E Shoemaker
(RG) Cpl Robert P White
(TG) Cpl Edward J Eber
(V) Pvt Raymond E Schwieger

1st Lt Jack S Barnes (1093)
2nd Lt Clyde H Points (1024)
Capt James C Watson (1038)
2nd Lt Roland Sheriff (1035)
1st Lt Sam B Dawson (1028)
Cpl Eugene C Mount (580)
Cpl Robert D Miller (2756)
Cpl Richard E Shoemaker (611)
Cpl Robert P White (611)
Cpl Edward J Eber (611)
Pvt Raymond E Schwieger (611)

Passenger
Cpl Nicholas Kromer (737)

 

BOWRY
Arrive Saipan ~15 Jan 1945
Morning Report 15 Jan 1945
SO 8 HQ 497th BG
Mission No 26
19 Feb 1945
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
1st Lt Donald W Bowry (1093)
2nd Lt Sanford G Simmons (1091)
2nd Lt Murray J Moore (1038)
1st Lt Lawrence Luxenberg (1035)
Sgt Carl E Klinetob (737)
Cpl Charles T Stilwell (2756)
Cpl John J Cunningham (580)
Cpl John C Franks (611)
Cpl Donald J Clees (611)
Cpl John D Ebbs (611)
Cpl Arthur Masonheimer (611)
(APC) 1st Lt Donald W Bowry
(P) 2nd Lt Sanford G Simmons
(N-B) 2nd Lt Murray J Moore
(B-N) 1st Lt Lawrence Luxenberg
(FE) Sgt Carl E Klinetob
(R) Cpl Charles T Stilwell
(CFC) Cpl John J Cunningham
(RG) Cpl John C Franks
(LG) Cpl Donald J Clees
(TG) Cpl John D Ebbs
(V) Cpl Arthur Masonheimer
(APC) 1st Lt Donald W Bowry
(P) 2nd Lt Sanford G Simmons
(N-B) 1st Lt Lawrence Luxenberg
(B-N) 2nd Lt Murry J Moore
(FE) SSgt Carl E Klinetob
(R) Sgt Charles T Stilwell
(CFC) Sgt John J Cunningham
(RG) Sgt Donald J Clees
(LG) Sgt John C Franks
(TG) Sgt John D Ebbs
(V) Sgt Arthur Masonheimer
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
(APC) 1st Lt Donald W Bowry
(P) 2nd Lt Sanford G Simmons
(N-B) 2nd Lt Murry J Moore
(B-N) 1st Lt Lawrence Luxenberg
(FE) SSgt Carl E Klinetob
(R) Sgt Charles T Stilwell
(CFC)
(RG) Sgt Donald J Clees
(LG) Sgt John C Franks
(TG)
(V) Sgt Arthur Masonheimer
(APC) 1st Lt Donald W Bowry
(P) 2nd Lt Sanford G Simmons
(N-B) 2nd Lt Murry J Moore
(B-N) 1st Lt Lawrence Luxenberg
(FE) SSgt Carl E Klinetob
(R) Sgt Charles T Stilwell
(CFC) Sgt John J Cunningham
(RG)
(LG)
(TG) Sgt John D Ebbs
(V) Sgt Adam D Masonheimer
(APC) 1st Lt Donald W Bowry
(P) 2nd Lt Sanford G Simmons
(N-B) 2nd Lt Murry J Moore
(B-N) 1st Lt Lawrence Luxenberg
(FE) SSgt Carl E Klinetob
(R) Sgt Charles T Stilwell
(CFC) Sgt John J Cunningham
(RG)
(LG) Sgt Donald J Clees
(TG) Sgt John D Ebbs
(V) Sgt Adam D Masonheimer
24 July 1945
SO 119 HQ 497th BG
Relieved from Flying Status eff 1 Aug 45
Morning Report 25 July 1945
Assigned 20th AF APO 953 Rest and Recreation Center
SO 195 HQ 73rd BW (rotation to US)
Morning Report 30 July 1945
Assigned 20th AF APO 953 Rest and Recreation Center
SO 195 HQ 73rd BW (rotation to US)
Sgt Charles T Stilwell (2756)
Sgt John J Cunningham (580)
SSgt Carl E Klinetob (737)
Sgt Charles T Stilwell (2756)
SSgt Carl E Klinetob (737)
1st Lt Murry J Moore(1034)

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BRANCH
Arrive Saipan 4 Aug 1945
Morning Report 4 Aug 1945
SO 205 HQ 73rd BW
POW Mission #4
31 Aug 1945
1st Lt David C Branch (1093)
2nd Lt Robert W Spinti (1024)
2nd Lt Wallace M Miller (1035)
2nd Lt Maurice W Hunter (0142)
2nd Lt Lawrence C McBride (1028)
F/O James R Keese (1034)
Sgt Walter P Mazur (2756)
Sgt George P Elias (580)
Sgt John W Hudson (1685)
Cpl Herbert C Dunsmoor (611)
Cpl Jack Armstrong (611)
1ST LT DAVID C BRANCH
2ND LT ROBERT W SPINTI
2ND LT WALLACE M MILLER
F/O JAMES R KEESE
2ND LT PAUL M OLSON
SGT WALTER P MAZUR
2ND LT MAURICE W HUNTER
SGT GEORGE P ELIAS
SGT JOHN W HUDSON
CPL HERBERT C DUNSMOOR
CPL JACK ARMSTRONG
SGT E L KREMEN

 

BROUGHTON
Arrive Saipan 3 Aug 1945
Morning Report 3 Aug 1945
SO 204 HQ 73rd BW
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945

1st Lt Arthur L Broughton (1093)
2nd Lt Maurice R Reilly (1024)
1st Lt Joseph A Mayer (1035)
2nd Lt Donald L Campbell (1034)
2nd Lt Wesley T Kouba (0142)
2nd Lt J D Hannah (1028)
Sgt Donald R Kompf (580)
Sgt Glenn D Schultz (1685)
Cpl Robert E Dill (2756)
Cpl Peter J Muller (611)
Cpl Raymond L Dombrzal (611)

 

1ST LT ARTHUR BROUGHTON
2ND LT MAURICE REILLY
2ND LT DONALD CAMPBELL
1ST LT JOSEPH MAYER
2ND LT J D HANNAH
CPL ROBERT DILL
2ND LT WESLEY KOUBA
SGT DONALD KOMPF
CPL PETER MULLER
SGT GLENN SCHULTZ
CPL RAYMOND DOMBZAL
SGT JOSEPH PIOTROWSKI
SSGT M KASTL

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BROWN
Arrive Saipan 18 June 1945
Morning Report
SO 94 HQ 497th BG
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
Capt Jay J Brown (1093)
CAPT JAY BROWN
LT COL OKERBLOOM
CAPT CLYDE SMITH
1ST LT JOSEPH MITCHELL
TSGT THEODORE SIMS
SSGT JOSEPH PENHALLURICK
SSGT FRANCIS HALL
SGT S J SMITCH
SSGT GEORGE JUPPSTRON
SSGT MERVIN MEYER
SSGT JOHN SILVA
1ST LT ALEXANKER KULAK
SSGT VINCENT

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CARDONE

Arrive Saipan 27 Feb 1945
Morning Report 1 March 1945
SO 50 HQ 73rd BW

Mission No 33
18 March 1945
Morning Report 27 June 1945
TD HQ AAFPOA, APO 953, to Duty
1st Lt Andrew P Cardone (1093)
2nd Lt Richard D Nichols (1091)
2nd Lt Frederick Kuhlman (1038)
2nd Lt Manuel H Walczak (1035)
SSgt Will S Prickett (737)
Cpl Oliver B Anderson (580)
Cpl Randle C Sloan (2756)
Cpl James G Degregorio (611)
Cpl James N Fondren (611)
Cpl John R Gander (611)
Cpl Joseph A Berkowitz (611)
(APC) 1st Lt Andrew P Cardone
(P) 2nd Lt Richard D Nichols
(N-B) 2nd Lt Frederick Kuhlman
(B-N) 2nd Lt Manuel H Walczak
(FE) SSgt Will S Prickett
(CFC)
(R) Cpl Randle C Sloan
(LG) Cpl James G Degregorio
(RG) Cpl James N Fondren
(TG) Cpl John R Gander
(V) Cpl Joseph A Berkowitz
Capt Andrew P Cardone (1093)
1st Lt Richard D Nichols (1093)
1st Lt Frederick Kuhlman (1034)
MSgt Will S Prickett (1028)
SSgt Randle C Sloan (2756)
Sgt John R Gander (611)

Morning Report 29 July 1945
Duty to TD Rest Leave Camp Deaty
SO 199 HQ 73rd BW

Morning Report 3 Aug 1945
TD Rest Leave Camp Deaty to duty
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
Capt Andrew P Cardone (1093)
1st Lt Richard D Nichols (1093)
1st Lt Frederick Kuhlman (1034)
1st Lt Manuel H Walczak (1035)
MSgt Will S Prickett (1028)
TSgt Oliver B Anderson (580)
SSgt Randle C Sloan (2756)
SSgt John R Gander (611)
SSgt Joseph A Berkowitz (866)
Sgt James G Degregorio (612)
Sgt James N Fondren (612)

Capt Andrew P Cardone (1093)
1st Lt Richard D Nichols (1093)
1st Lt Frederick Kuhlman (1034)
1st Lt Manuel H Walczak (1035)
F/O Will S Prickett (1028)
TSgt Oliver B Anderson (580)
SSgt Randle C Sloan (2756)
SSgt John R Gander (612)
SSgt Joseph A Berkowitz (866)
Sgt James G Degregorio (612)
Sgt James N Fondren (612)
CAPT ANDREW CARDONE
1ST LT RICHARD NICHOLS
2ND LT MONTFORD WHITELEY
1ST LT MANUEL WALCZAK
F/O WILL PRICKETT
SSGT RANDELL SLOAN
SSGT JOSEPH BERKOWITZ
TSGT OLIVER ANDERSON
SGT JAMES DE GREGORIO
SSGT JAMES FONDREN
SSGT JOHN GANDER
SGT PRESTON MC MANN
CAPT ROBERT TIPLER

 

CLIFFORD
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Movement Orders S0 87
Hamilton Field
27 Oct 1944
Arrive Saipan 5 Nov 1944
Morning Report 4 Jan 1945
Duty to Missing in Action
DITCHED
MACR 10901
(P) Capt Howard M Clifford (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Robert L Heiden (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Montford S Whiteley (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt James C Turner (1035)
(FE) 2nd Lt Harold C Barnes (1028)
(R) Cpl Piero V Lodato (2756)
(CFC) Pfc Jack F Estes (580)
(RG) Cpl H J Smith (1685)
(LG) Cpl Oscar L Neice (611)
(TG) Cpl Delmas D Martin (748)
(V) Sgt William R Fast (866)

(AC) Capt Howard M Clifford
(P) 2nd Lt Robert L Heiden
(NB) 2nd Lt Montford S Whiteley
(NB) 2nd Lt James C Turner
(FE) 2nd Lt Harold C Barnes
(R) Cpl Piero V Lodato
(CFC) Cpl Jack F Estes
(RG) Cpl H J Smith, Jr
(LG) Cpl Oscar L Neice
(TG) Cpl Delmas D Martin
(V) Sgt William R Fast

Capt Howard M Clifford (1093)
2nd Lt Robert L Heiden (1024)
2nd Lt Montford S Whiteley (1036)
Capt Bertram G Lynch (1036)
2nd Lt Harold C Barnes (1028)
Sgt Jack F Estes (580)
Sgt Piero V Lodato (2756)
Sgt Harold J Smith, Jr (1685)
Sgt Oscar L Niece (611)
Sgt Delmas D Martin (748)
Sgt William R Fast (866)

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CONWAY
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
Mission No 30
11 March 1945

(P) Lt Col Frank L Davis (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Robert J Conway (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Herbert R Kaplan (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Richard B Jones (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Edward M Colston (1028)
(R) TSgt Lawerence F Wankum (2756)
(CFC) Sgt Robert B Hill (580)
(RG)
(LG) Cpl Hans C Borm (1685)
(TG) Cpl John M Silva (748)
(V) Sgt Jacob J Colman (866)

(X) 1st Lt Bertram G Lynch

(APC) 1st Lt Robert J Conway
(P) 2nd Lt Stephen K Atwater
(N-B) 1st Lt Zed R Morrison
(B-N) 1st Lt Miles K Murdock
(FE) 2nd Lt John S Keller
(CFC) SSgt Ronald N Cameron
(R) SSgt Morton Berdy
(LG) Sgt Carl J Pechalk
(RG) Sgt Elijah Spinosi
(TG) SSgt Harold W Hetzel
(V) SSgt Lawrence R Davidson
(APC) 1st Lt Robert J Conway
(P) 2nd Lt Stephen K Atwater
(N-B) 1st Lt Zed R Morrison
(B-N) 1st Lt Miles K Murdock
(FE) 2nd Lt John S Keller
(CFC)
(R) SSgt Morton Berdy
(LG) Sgt Carl J Pechalk
(RG) Sgt Elijah Spinosi
(TG)
(V) SSgt Lawrence R Davidson
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
Morning Report 16 June 1945
SO 163 HQ XXI BC
Released from assignment and duty
Attached APO 953 Rest & Recreation
Center
Rotation to US
(APC) 1st Lt Robert J Conway
(P) 2nd Lt Stephen K Atwater
(N-B) 1st Lt Zed R Morrison
(B-N) 1st Lt Miles K Murdock
(FE) 2nd Lt John S Keller
(CFC) SSgt Ronald N Cameron
(R) SSgt Morton Berdy
(LG)
(RG)
(TG) SSgt Harold W Hetzel
(V) SSgt Lawrence R Davidson
(APC) 1st Lt Robert J Conway
(P) 2nd Lt Stephen K Atwater
(N-B) 1st Lt Zed R Morrison
(B-N) 1st Lt Miles K Murdock
(FE) 2nd Lt John S Keller
(CFC) SSgt Ronald N Cameron
(R) SSgt Morton Berdy
(LG)
(RG) SSgt Elijah Spinosi
(TG) SSgt Harold W Hetzel
(V) SSgt Lawrence R Davidson
TSSgt Ronald N Cameron (580)
SSgt Carl J Pechalk (1685)
SSgt Elijah Spinosi (612)
SSgt Harold W Hetzel (748)
SSgt Lawrence R Davidson (866)
Morning Report 3 July 1945
Assigned 20th AF APO 953 Rest and Recreation Center
SO 180 HQ XXI BC (rotation to US)
1st Lt Robert J Conway (1093)


JOHN G CROWDER
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan 25 Oct 1944
Movement Orders # 594
HQ AAF Herington 15 Oct 1944
Mission No 26
19 Feb 1945
(P) 1st Lt John G Crowder (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt William H Fox (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt James E Carson (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Robert N Davison (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Herman J Gragenstein (1028)
(R) Cpl Louis F Leonard (2756)
(CFC) Pfc Albert M Leibowitz (580)
(RG) Cpl Leroy E Gillies (1685)
(LG)
(TG) Cpl Herbert R Linville (580)
(V) Sgt Paul J Linden (866)
(AC) 1st Lt John G Crowder
(P) 2nd Lt William H Fox
(N-B) 2nd Lt James E Carson
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert N Davison
(FE) 2nd Lt Herman J Gragenstein
(R) Sgt Louis F Leonard
(CFC) Cpl Albert M Leibowitz
(RG)
(LG) Cpl Leroy E Gillies
(TG) Cpl Herbert R Linville
(V) Sgt Paul J Linden

(X) MSgt Nelson A Belanger
2nd Lt Henry C Watters
(APC) 1st Lt John G Crowder
(P) 2nd Lt William H Fox
(N-B) 2nd Lt James E Carson
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert N Davison
(FE) 2nd Lt Herman J Gragenstein
(CFC) Sgt Albert M Leibowitz
(R) Sgt Louis F Leonard
(RG) Sgt Robert D Winarski
(LG) Sgt Leroy E Gillies
(TG) Sgt Herbert R Linville
(V) Sgt Paul J Linden
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
(APC) 1st Lt John G Crowder
(P) 2nd Lt William H Fox
(N-B) 2nd Lt James E Carson
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert N Davison
(FE) 2nd Lt Herman J Grabenstein
(CFC) Sgt Albert M Leibowitz
(R) Sgt Louis F Leonard
(RG) Sgt Robert D Winarski
(LG) Sgt Leroy E Gillies
(TG) Sgt Herbert R Linville
(V) Sgt Paul J Linden
(APC) 1st Lt John G Crowder
(P) 2nd Lt William H Fox
(N-B) 2nd Lt James E Carson
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert N Davison
(FE) 2nd Lt Herman J Grabenstein
(CFC)
(R) Sgt Louis F Leonard
(RG) Sgt Robert D Winarski
(LG) Sgt Leroy E Gillies
(TG)
(V) Sgt Paul J Linden
(APC) 1st Lt John G Crowder
(P) 2nd Lt William H Fox
(N-B) 2nd Lt James E Carson
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert N Davison
(FE) 2nd Lt Herman J Grabenstein
(CFC) Sgt Albert M Leibowitz
(R) Sgt Louis F Leonard
(RG)
(LG)
(TG) Sgt Herbert R Linville
(V) SSgt Paul J Linden
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
Morning Report 4 May 1945
From APO 953, Rest & Recreation Camp
to duty
Morning Report 24 July 1945
TD 4th AF Muroc AAF
SO 194 HQ 73rd BW
(APC) 1st Lt John G Crowder
(P) 2nd Lt William H Fox
(N-B) 1st Lt Joseph R Mitchell
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert N Davison
(FE) 2nd Lt Herman J Grabenstein, Jr
(CFC) Sgt Albert M Leibowitz
(R) SSgt Louis F Leonard
(RG) Sgt Robert D Winarski
(LG)
(TG) Sgt Herbert R Linville
(V) SSgt Paul J Linden
1st Lt John G Crowder (1093)
2nd Lt William H Fox (1024)
1st Lt James E Carson (1036)
2nd Lt Robert N Davison (1036)
1st Lt Herman J Grabenstein, Jr (1028)
SSgt Albert M Leibowitz (580)
SSgt Louis F Leonard (2756)

SSgt Leroy E Gillies (1685)
SSgt Herbert R Linville (748)
SSgt Paul J Linden (866)
1st Lt William H Fox (1093)
1st Lt Robert N Davison (1036)
1st Lt Herman J Grabenstein, Jr (1028)
SSgt Albert M Leibowitz (580)
24 July 1945
SO 119 HQ 497th BG
Relieved from Flying Status eff 1 Aug 45
Morning Report 25 July 1945
Assigned 20th AF APO 953 Rest and Recreation Center
SO 195 HQ 73rd BW (rotation to US)
Morning Report 30 July 1945
Assigned 20th AF APO 953 Rest and Recreation Center
SO 195 HQ 73rd BW (rotation to US)
SSgt Louis F Leonard (2756)
SSgt Leroy E Gillies (1685)
SSgt Herbert R Linville (748)
SSgt Paul J Linden (866)
SSgt Robert D Winarski (612)
SSgt Louis F Leonard (2756)
SSgt Robert D Winarski (612)
SSgt Herbert R Linville (748)
SSgt Paul J Linden (866)
Capt John G Crowder (1093)

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CROWELL
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Movement Orders 27 Oct 1944
SO 87 1503rd AAF Base Unit
Hamilton Field
Morning Report 4/5/9 Nov 1944
Arrive Saipan 4/5/9 Nov 1944
(P) 1st Lt Benjamin E Crowell, Jr (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Edwin C Matthews, Jr (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Ervin A Hensell (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Edward J Hanley, Jr (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt John B Schroeder (1028)
(R) Sgt John J Coone (2756)
(CFC) Sgt Richard C Meldrum (580)
(RG) Cpl Kenneth R Toelle (1685)
(LG) Cpl David L Perea (611)
(TG) Cpl Robert M Mitchell (748)
(V) Sgt Stanley H Boorman (866)
(AC) 1st Lt Benjamin E Crowell, Jr
(P) 2nd Lt Edwin C Matthews, Jr
(NB) 2nd Lt Ervin A Hensell
(NB) 2nd Lt Edward J Hanley, Jr
(FE) 2nd Lt John B Schroeder
(R) Sgt John J Coone
(CFC) Sgt Emanuel B Smith
(RG) Cpl Kenneth R Toelle
(LG) Cpl David L Perea
(TG) Cpl Robert M Mitchell
(V) SSgt Stanley H Boorman
1st Lt Benjamin E Crowell, Jr (1093)
2nd Lt Edwin C Matthews, Jr (1093)
2nd Lt Ervin A Hensell (1036)
2nd Lt Edward J Hanley, Jr (1036)
2nd Lt John B Schroeder (1028)
Sgt John J Coone (2756)
Sgt Emanuel B Smith (580) *
Cpl Kenneth R Toelle (1685)
Cpl David L Perea (611)
Cpl Robert M Mitchell (748)
SSgt Stanley H Boorman (866)

* Transferred to 870th Bomb Sq
Pers Memo # 45 HQ 497th BG
Morning Report 10 Jan 1945
Duty to Missing in Action
LOST
MACR 11220
1st Lt Benjamin E Crowell, Jr (1093)
2nd Lt Edwin C Matthews, Jr (1024)
2nd Lt Ervin A Hensell (1036)
2nd Lt Edward J Hanley, Jr (1036)
2nd Lt John B Schroeder (1028)
Sgt John J Coone (2756)
SSgt Richard G Meldrum (580)
Sgt Kenneth R Toelle (1685)
Pfc Paul E Murphy (611)
Sgt Robert M Mitchell (748)
SSgt Stanley H Boorman (866)

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DALY
Arrive Saipan 13 May 1945
Morning Report 14 May 1945
SO 124 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 18 July 1945
TD 4th AF Muroc AAF
SO 186 HQ 73rd BW
1st Lt Paul V Daly (1093)
2nd Lt Lamond Chamberlain (1024)
2nd Lt Bernard H Kirsch (1035)
2nd Lt Allen F Miller, Jr (0142)
F/O John R Sparling (1034)
Cpl Robert D McCullough (737)
Cpl Samuel H Bragg (2756)
Cpl Guadalupe M Garcia (580)
Cpl Frank H Schure (1685)
Cpl Robert T Burke (611)
Cpl Edwin B Stafford (611)
1st Lt Paul V Daly (1093)
2nd Lt Lamond Chamberlain (1024)
2nd Lt Bernard H Kirsch (1035)
2nd Lt Allen F Miller, Jr (0142)
F/O John R Sparling (1034)
SSgt Robert D McCullough (737)
SSgt Samuel H Bragg (2756)
SSgt Guadalupe M Garcia (580)
SSgt Frank H Schure (1685)
Sgt Robert T Burke (611)
Sgt Edwin B Stafford (611)


EDWARD H DAVIS
Arrive Saipan 7 Aug 1945
Morning Report 8 Aug 1945
SO 210 HQ 73rd BW
POW Mission #4
31 August 1945
1st Lt Edward H Davis (1093)
1st Lt Willis F Buckheit (1035)
2nd Lt Gordon E Masters (1024)
2nd Lt Lawrence D Wiggins (1034)
2nd Lt Ralph A Johnson (0142)
TSgt Otus P Patrick (737)
Sgt John W Mangels (2756)
Sgt Richard H Stahl (580)
Sgt Walter M Wozny (748)
Sgt William J Mazzocco (611)
Cpl Andrew E Quinn (611)
1ST LT EDWARD H DAVIS
2ND LT GORDEN E MASTERS
2ND LT LAWRENCE WIGGINS
1ST LT WILLIS F BUCKHEIT
TSGT OTUS P PATRICK
SGT JOHN MANGELS
2ND LT RALPH A JOHNSON
SGT RICHARD STAHL
SGT WALTER WOZNY
SGT WM T MAZZOCCO
CPL ANDREW E QUINN
PFC J L PATRICK
CPL H L JONES

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FRANK L DAVIS
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Movement Orders #600
HQ AAF Herington 21 Oct 1944
Morning Report 6 Nov 1944
Arrive Saipan
(P) Lt Col Frank L Davis (1093)
(CP) 1st Lt Robert J Conway (1093)
(B) 2nd Lt Richard B Jones (1036)
(N) 2nd Lt Herbert R Kaplan (1036)
(FE) 1st Lt Edward M Colston (1028)
(CFC) Sgt Robert B Hill (580)
(R) TSgt Lawrence F Wankum (2756)
(LG) Cpl Hans C Born (1685)
(RG)
(TG) Sgt John M Silva (748)
(V) Sgt Jacob J Coleman (866)

(X) Capt Bertram G Lynch (1036)
(X) MSgt John H Williams
Lt Col Frank L Davis (1093)
1st Lt Robert J Conway 91093)
2nd Lt Richard B Jones (1036)
2nd Lt Herbert R Kaplan (1036)
1st Lt Edward M Colston (1028)
Sgt Robert B Hill (580)
TSgt Lawrence F Wankum (2756)
Cpl Hans C Born (1685)
(RG)
Sgt John M Silva (748)
Sgt Jacob J Coleman (866)

(X) Capt Bertram G Lynch
(X) MSgt John H Williams

Lt Col Frank L Davis (1093)
1st Lt Robert J Conway 91093)
2nd Lt Richard B Jones (1036)
2nd Lt Herbert R Kaplan (1036)
1st Lt Edward M Colston (1028)
Sgt Robert B Hill (580)
TSgt Lawrence F Wankum (2756)
Cpl Hans C Born (1685)
(RG)
Sgt John M Silva (748)
Sgt Jacob J Coleman (866)

(X) Capt Bertram G Lynch
(X) MSgt John H Williams

Lt Col Frank L Davis
Commanding Officer, 871st Bomb Squadron

See CONWAY crew

 

DODGE
Transfered from 869th Bomb Squadron
29 May 1945
Personnel Memo 24 HQ 497th BG
Notes
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)

Additional Crew Members
Handwritten notes from Cpl Thomas Mackay

Bert Lynch : Bombardier
Bill Zelickman : Radar Operator

Crew flew 21 Missions
Primarily Radar Scope Photo Recon
Leaflet Dropping (Weather Recon Mission)

 

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EVANS
Arrive Saipan 24 Feb 1945
Morning Report 25 Feb 1945
SO 47 HQ 73rd BW
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945

2nd Lt Ralph J Evans, Jr (1093)
2nd Lt Edgar A Cain, Jr (1091)
2nd Lt Harold S Bloomenthal (1038)
2nd Lt Arthur E Wienslaw (1035)
Sgt George W Moore (737)
Cpl Virgil E Furst (580)
Cpl William N Post (611)
Cpl Theodore B Ball, Jr (611)
SSgt David H Weaver (2756)
SSgt John K Breakey (611)
Cpl William H Eichenberger (611)

 

 

(APC) 2nd Lt Ralph J Evans, Jr
(P) 2nd Lt Edgar A Cain, Jr
(N-B) 2nd Lt Harold S Bloomenthal
(B-N) 2nd Lt Arthur E Wienslaw
(FE) SSgt George W Moore
(CFC)
(R) SSgt David H Weaver
(LG) Sgt William H Eichenberger
(RG) Sgt William N Post
(TG) Sgt Theodore B Ball, Jr
(V) SSgt John K Breakey
1ST LT RALPH EVANS
1ST LT EDGAR CAIN
1ST LT HAROLD BLOOMENTHAL
1ST LT ARTHUR WIENSLAW
F/O GEORGE MOORE
SSGT DAVID WEAVER
SSGT JOHN BREAKEY
TSGT VIRGIL FURST
SGT WILLIAM EICHENBERGER
SGT WILLIAM POST
SSGT THEODORE BALL
MSGT R SHAPPEE
CPL JOHN CHARTIER

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FOLEY
Arrive Saipan 4 Aug 1945
Morning Report
SO 206 HQ 73rd BW
POW Mission #4
31 Aug 1945
Maj Robert L Foley ( 1093)
Capt Bernard Weinstein (1034)
1st Lt Kenneth W Ward (1028)
2nd Lt Ward R Young (1024)
F/O Jack Linquist (1035)
F/O Joseph J Bauer, Jr (0142)
Sgt Joe M Powell (2756)
Sgt Martin R Stern (580)
Sgt Kenneth H Elrod (1685)
Cpl Richard G Cook (611)
Cpl Donald E Barnes (611)
MAJ ROBERT L FOLEY
2ND LT WARD R YOUNG
CAPT BERNARD WEINSTEIN
F/O JACK LINDQUIST
1ST LT KENNETH W WARD
SGT FERNANDO J MARTINEZ
F/O JOSEPH J BAUER
SGT MARTIN R STERN
SGT KENNETH H ELROD
SSGT AUGUST SENERCHIA
CPL R E COOK
CPL C KURTZ
CPL E D SHERTZER
2ND LT M E COLIER

 

FOSTER
Arrived Saipan 6 July 1945
Morning Report 8 July 1945
SO 178 HQ 73rd BW
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
1st Lt F W Foster (1093)
1st Lt William C Clevenger (1093)
2nd Lt Rafield Werschkul (1034)
2nd Lt Rudolf J Zetting (1035)
2nd Lt Charles A Ryan (0142)
TSgt William R West (737)
Sgt John Joyce (2756)
Sgt John Dacko (748)
Cpl Grover C Taylor, Jr (580)
Cpl Lawrence Edwards (611)
Cpl Frank Dreschler (611)
1ST LT F WEBB FOSTER
1ST LT WILLIAM CLEVENGER
2ND LT RAFIELD WERSCHKUL
2ND LT RUDOLPH ZETTING
TSGT WILLIAM WEST
SGT JOHN JOYCE
2ND LT CHARLES RYAN
CPL GROVER TAYLOR
SGT JOHN DACKO
CPL LAWRENCE EDWARDS
CPL FRANK DRESCHLER
SSGT ALLEN DARROW
SGT ROBERT OLESKY

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FOWLER

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

Movement Orders # 599
20 Oct 1944
HQ AAF Herington
Mission No 25
15 Feb 45
(P) Maj Clarence C Fowler (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Jack C Handley (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Raymond A Stradar (1036)
(N) 1st Lt Clyde H Smith (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Hans M Bischoff (1028)
(V) SSgt William Zelickman (866)
(R) Cpl William T Moore (2756)
(CFC) Cpl Peter J Hoffman (580)
(RG) Cpl Samuel J Bolinsky (1685)
(LG) Cpl Ellis D Frazier (611)
(TG) Cpl George J Juppstrom (748)
Maj Clarence C Fowler (1093)
2nd Lt Jack C Handley (1024)
2nd Lt Raymond A Strada (1036)
1st Lt Clyde H Smith (1036)
2nd Lt Hans M Bischoff (1028)
SSgt William Zelickman (866)
Cpl William T Moore (2756)
Sgt Peter J Hoffman (580)
Cpl Samuel J Bolinsky (1685)
Cpl Ellis D Frazier (611)
Cpl George J Juppstrom (748)

(X) MSgt William Thorrat (750)
(APC) Maj Clarence C Fowler
(P) 2nd Lt Jack C Handley
(N-B) 2nd Lt Dean O Cover
(B-N) 1st Lt William E Norton
(FE) 2nd Lt Hans M Bischoff
(CFC) SSgt Peter J Hoffman
(R) Sgt William T Moore
(LG) Sgt Samuel J Bolinsky
(RG) Sgt Ellis D Frazier
(TG)Sgt George J Juppstrom
(V) SSgt William Zelickman
Morning Report 9 March 1945
Transferred to 497th BG
Personnel Memo 15 HQ 497th BG
dated 8 March 1945
Morning Report 9 March 1945
Duty to DS Rest and Recreation
APO 953
SO 53 PAAB No.1
Morning Report 13 July 1945
Personnel Memo 35 HQ 497th BG
Maj Clarence C Fowler (1093)


1st Lt Lt Jack C Handley (1024)
2nd Lt Dean O Cover (1036)
1st Lt William E Norton (1036)
1st Lt Hans M Bischoff (1028)
SSgt Peter J Hoffman (580)
TSgt Lawrence F Wankum (2756)
Sgt Samuel J Bolinsky (1685)
Sgt Ellis D Frazier (611)
Sgt George J Juppstrom (748)
Transferred to 869th Bomb Sq

1st Lt William E Norton (1036)

 

FRANCIS
Arrive Saipan 31 Jan 1945
Morning Report 3 Feb 1945
SO 27 HQ 73rd BW
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
1st Lt Jarield B Francis (1093)
2nd Lt Donald R Pedroni (1091)
2nd Lt Vernon L Karstens (1038)
2nd Lt George L Petoff (1035)
SSgt Jess W Riblett (737)
Cpl Harold H Luettschwager (580)
Cpl William B Monroe (2756)
Cpl Edward Shahinian (611)
Cpl George Meranshian (611)
Cpl John Shahinian (611)
Cpl Herbert Small (611)
(APC) 1st Lt Jarield B Francis
(P) 2nd Lt Donald R Pedroni
(N-B) 2nd Lt Vernon L Karstens
(B-N) 2nd Lt George L Petoff
(FE) TSgt Jess W Riblett
(CFC) Sgt Harold H Luettschwager
(R) Sgt William B Monroe
(LG) Sgt Edward Shahinian
(RG) Sgt George Meranshian
(TG) Sgt John Shahinian
(V) Sgt Herbert Small
(APC) 1st Lt Jarield B Francis
(P) 2nd Lt Donald R Pedroni
(N-B) 2nd Lt Vernon L Karstens
(B-N) 2nd Lt George L Petoff
(FE) TSgt Jess W Riblett
(CFC)
(R) Sgt William B Monroe
(LG) Sgt Edward Shahinian
(RG) Sgt George Meranshian
(TG)
(V) Sgt Herbert Small
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
Morning Report 23 June 1945
SO 162 HQ 73rd BW
Duty to APO 953 Rest & Recreational
Camp Processing Center
(APC) 1st Lt Jarield B Francis
(P) 2nd Lt Donald R Pedroni
(N-B) 2nd Lt Vernon L Karstens
(B-N) 2nd Lt George L Petoff
(FE) TSgt Jess W Riblett
(CFC) Sgt Harold H Luettschwager
(R) Sgt William B Monroe
(LG)
(RG)
(TG) Sgt John Shahinian
(V) Sgt Herbert Small
(APC) 1st Lt Jarield B Francis
(P) 2nd Lt Donald R Pedroni
(N-B) 2nd Lt Vernon L Karstens
(B-N) 2nd Lt George L Petoff
(FE) TSgt Jess W Riblett
(CFC) Sgt Harold H Luettschwager
(R) Sgt William B Monroe
(LG) Sgt Edward Shahinian
(RG)
(TG) Sgt John Shahinian
(V) Sgt Herbert Small
Capt Jarield B Francis (1093)
1st Lt Donald R Pedroni (1091)
1st Lt Vernon L Karstens (1038)
1st Lt George L Petoff (1035)
MSgt Jess W Riblett (737)
SSgt Harold H Luettschwager (580)
SSgt William B Monroe (2756)
Sgt Edward Shahinian (611)
Sgt George Meranshian (611)
Sgt John Shahinian (611)
SSgt Herbert Small (866)

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FREAS
Arrive Saipan 14 May 1945
Morning Report 15 May 1945
SO 125 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 16 July 1945
TD 4th AF Muroc AAF
SO 186 HQ 73rd BW
Capt Luther W Freas (1093)
2nd Lt Arvin R Hilst (1024)
2nd Lt Edmund J Klebba (1036)
2nd Lt Roger E Laigle (0142)
2nd Lt Seymour Sacks (1034)
SSgt James O Bailey (737)
Cpl Samuel R Fairbanks, Jr (580)
Cpl Jimmy Low (2756)
Cpl Richard C Schumacher (611)
Cpl Arthur J D'Amour (611)
Cpl Edward B Crafton (611)
Capt Luther W Freas (1093)
2nd Lt Arvin R Hilst (1024)
2nd Lt Edmund J Klebba (1036)
2nd Lt Roger E Laigle (0142)
1st Lt David E Littler (0142)
MSgt James O Bailey (737)
SSgt Samuel R Fairbanks, Jr (580)
SSgt Jimmy Low (2756)
Sgt Richard C Schumacher (611)
Sgt Arthur J D'Amour (611)
Sgt Edward B Crafton (611)

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GEYER
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan 27 Dec 1944
From Kearney AAF to Duty
Mission No 26
19 Feb 1945
(P) Capt Walter L Geyer (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Charles B Uber (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Gilbert Gevirtzman (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Seymour Halpern (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Wade P Hill, Jr (1028)
(R) Cpl Maurice E Paquette (2756)
(CFC) Cpl Peter D Kiernan, Jr (580)
(RG) Cpl Floyd M Pond, Jr (1685)
(LG) Cpl Howard K Hicks (611)
(TG) TSgt Robert D Castle (748)
(V) Sgt Leonard J Brosseau (866)
(P) Capt Walter L Geyer
(CP) 2nd Lt Charles B Uber
(N)
(B) 2nd Lt Seymour Halpern
(FE) 2nd Lt Wade P Hill, Jr
(R) Cpl Maurice E Paquette
(CFC) Cpl Peter D Kiernan, Jr
(RG) Sgt Floyd M Pond, Jr
(LG)
(TG) TSgt Robert D Castle
(V) Sgt Leonard J Brosseau
(APC) Capt Walter L Geyer
(P) 2nd Lt Charles B Uber
(N-B) 2nd Lt John W Hannon
(B-N) 2nd Lt Seymour Halpern
(FE) 2nd Lt Wade P Hill, Jr
(R) Sgt Joseph Dimeo
(CFC) Sgt Peter D Kiernan, Jr
(RG) Cpl William H Weber
(LG) Sgt Floyd M Pond, Jr
(TG) TSgt Robert D Castle
(V) Sgt Leonard J Brosseau
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
(APC) Capt Walter L Geyer
(P) Maj Earl S Kimbell
(N-B) 2nd Lt Herbert R Kaplan
(B-N) 1st Lt Keith W Duffield
(FE) 1st Lt Edward _ Colston
(CFC)
(R) SSgt Jospeh Dimeo
(LG)
(RG) Sgt William H Weber
(TG) Sgt Floyd E Pond
(V) Sgt Leonard J Brosseau
(APC) Capt Walter L Geyer
(P) 2nd Lt Charles B Uber
(N-B) 2nd Lt Herbert R Kaplan
(B-N) 1st Lt Keith W Duffield
(FE) 2nd Lt Wade P Hill, Jr
(R) Sgt Joseph Dimeo
(CFC) Sgt Peter D Kiernan, Jr
(RG)
(LG)
(TG) TSgt Robert D Castle
(V) Sgt Leonard J Brosseau
(APC) Capt Walter L Geyer
(P) 2nd Lt Charles B Uber
(N-B) 2nd Lt Herbert R Kaplan
(B-N) 1st Lt Keith W Duffield
(FE) 2nd Lt Wade P Hill, Jr
(R) SSgt Joseph Dimeo
(CFC) Sgt Peter D Kiernan, Jr
(RG) Sgt William H Weber
(LG)
(TG) Sgt Floyd E Pond, Jr
(V) Sgt Leonard J Brosseau
Morning Report 3 July 1945
Assigned 20th AF APO 953 Rest and Recreation Center
SO 175 HQ XXI BC (rotation to US)
Morning Report 11 July 1945
Assigned 20th AF APO 953 Rest and Recreation Center
SO 181 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 13 July 1945
Assigned 20th AF APO 953 Rest and Recreation Center
SO 187 HQ XXI BC (rotation to US)
SSgt Joseph Dimeo (2756)
1st Lt Wade P Hill, Jr (1028)
Maj Walter L Geyer (1093)
SSgt Leonard J Brosseau (866)
Morning Report 24 July 1945
TD 4th AF Muroc AAF
SO 194 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 30July 1945
Assigned 20th AF APO 953 Rest and Recreation Center
SO 195 HQ 73rd BW (rotation to US)
1st Lt Keith W Duffield (1036)
TSgt Robert D Castle (748)
TSgt Peter D Kiernan, Jr (580)
SSgt Floyd E Pond, Jr
(1685)
SSgt William H Weber
(612)

1st Lt Charles B Uber (1093)


GRAY
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan 20 Nov 1944
From DS Kearney AAF to Duty
WSM 220
21 Feb 1945
(P) 1st Lt Dale G Gray (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt William G Hoover (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Charles F Milici (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Robert E Greene (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Theodore H Tarbell (1028)
(R) SSgt Victor H Chalker (2756)
(CFC) Cpl John McCool (580)
(RG) Cpl Robert J McChane (1685)
(LG) Cpl William H Weber (611)
(TG) Cpl David M Riser (748)
(V) Sgt Charles A Morgan (866)
(P) 1st Lt Dale G Gray
(CP) 2nd Lt William G Hoover
(N) 2nd Lt Charles F Milici
(B) 2nd Lt Robert E Greene
(FE) 2nd Lt Theodore H Tarbell
(R) SSgt Victor H Chalker
(CFC) Cpl John McCool
(RG) Cpl Robert J McChane
(LG)
(TG) Cpl David M Riser
(V) Sgt Charles A Morgan
(APC) 1st Lt Dale G Gray
(P) 2nd Lt William G Hoover
(N-B) 2nd Lt Charles F Milici
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert E Greene
(FE) 2nd Lt Theodore H Tarbell
(CFC) SSgt John McCool
(R) SSgt Victor H Chalker
(LG) Sgt Robert J McChane
(RG) Cpl Gordon C Beggs
(TG) Sgt David M Riser
(V) SSgt Charles A Morgan
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
(APC) 1st Lt Dale G Gray
(P) 2nd Lt William G Hoover
(N-B) 2nd Lt Charles F Milici
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert E Greene
(FE) 2nd Lt Theodore H Tarbell
(CFC) SSgt John McCool
(R) SSgt Victor H Chalker
(LG) Sgt Robert J McChane
(RG) Cpl Gordon C Beggs
(TG) Sgt David M Riser
(V) SSgt Charles A Morgan
(APC) 1st Lt Dale G Gray
(P) 2nd Lt William G Hoover
(N-B) 2nd Lt Charles F Milici
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert E Greene
(FE) 2nd Lt Theodore H Tarbell
(CFC) SSgt John McCool
(R) SSgt Victor H Chalker
(LG)
(RG)
(TG) Sgt David M Riser
(V) SSgt Charles A Morgan
(APC) 1st Lt Dale G Gray
(P) 2nd Lt William G Hoover
(N-B) 2nd Lt Charles F Milici
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert E Greene
(FE) 2nd Lt Theodore H Tarbell
(CFC)
(R) SSgt Victor H Chalker
(LG) Sgt Robert J McChane
(RG) Cpl Gordon C Beggs
(TG)
(V) SSgt Charles A Morgan
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
SO 81 11 April 1945
Proceed to HQ AAFPOA, APO 953
Rest and Recreational Camp
Morning Report 6 May 1945
APO 953, Rest and Recreation Camp
to Duty
(APC) 1st Lt Dale G Gray
(P) 2nd Lt William G Hoover
(N-B) 2nd Lt Charles F Milici
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert E Greene
(FE) 2nd Lt Theodore H Tarbell
(CFC) SSgt John McCool
(R) SSgt Victor H Chalker
(LG) Cpl Gordon C Beggs
(RG) Cpl Robert J McChane
(TG)
(V) SSgt Charles A Morgan
1st Lt Dale G Gray (1093)
2nd Lt William G Hoover (1024)
1st Lt Charles F Milici (1036)
2nd Lt Robert E Greene (1036)
2nd Lt Theodore H Tarbell (1028)
TSgt John McCool (580)
SSgt Victor H Chalker (2756)
Sgt Gordon C Beggs (611)
Sgt Robert J McChane (1685)
Sgt David M Riser (748)
SSgt Charles A Morgan (866)

1st Lt Dale G Gray (1093)
2nd Lt William G Hoover (1024)
1st Lt Charles F Milici (1036)
2nd Lt Robert E Greene (1036)
1st Lt Theodore H Tarbell (1028)
TSgt John McCool (580)
SSgt Victor H Chalker (2756)
Sgt Gordon C Beggs (611)
SSgt Robert J McChane (1685)
Sgt David M Riser (748)
SSgt Charles A Morgan (866)

Morning Report 3 July 1945
Assigned 20th AF APO 953 Rest and Recreation Center
SO 175 / SO 178 / SO 180 HQ XXI BC
(rotation to US)
1st Lt Dale G Gray (1093)
1st Lt Theodore H Tarbell (1028)
1st Lt Robert E Greene (1036)
1st Lt William G Hoover (1024)
1st Lt Charles F Milici (1036)
SSgt Charles A Morgan (866)
SSgt Victor H Chalker (2756)
TSgt John McCool (580)
SSgt Robert J McChane (1685)
SSgt David M Riser (748)

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HORNOR
Arrive Saipan 27 Oct 1944
Movement Order #596 16 Oct 1944
HQ AAF Herington, Kansas
Mission No 26
19 Feb 1945
Mission No 28
4 Mar 1945

Capt Earl Kimbell as Aircraft Commander

1st Lt Carroll G Hornor (1093)
2nd Lt Raymond Bonomo (1036)
2nd Lt Nathen Richman (1035)
2nd Lt Warren G Bopp (1028)
Cpl William Prince, Jr (2756)
Sgt Frank B Carroll, Jr (580)
Sgt Wallace P Buran (1685)
(LG)
Cpl John B Skaggs (748)
Sgt John J Megeaski
(866)

(APC) 1st Lt Carroll G Hornor
(P) 2nd Lt Henry C Watters
(N-B) 2nd Lt Raymond Boncho
(B-N) 1st Lt Richard B Jones
(FE) 2nd Lt Warren G Bopp
(R) Sgt William Prince, Jr
(CFC) SSgt Frank B Carroll, Jr
(RG) Sgt Frank J Marpo
(LG) Sgt Wallace P Buran
(TG) Sgt John B Skaggs
(V) Sgt John J Megeaski
(APC) 1st Lt Carroll G Hornor
(P) 2nd Lt Henry C Watters
(N-B) 2nd Lt Raymond Bonomo
(B-N) 1st Lt Richard B Jones
(FE) 2nd Lt Warren G Bopp
(R) SSgt William Prince, Jr
(CFC) TSgt Frank B Carroll, Jr
(RG) Sgt Frank J Marko
(LG) Sgt Wallace P Buran
(TG) Sgt John B Skaggs
(V) SSgt John J Megeaski
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
(APC) 1st Lt Carroll G Hornor
(P) 2nd Lt Henry C Watters
(N-B) 2nd Lt Raymond Bonomo
(B-N) 1st Lt Richard B Jones
(FE) 2nd Lt Warren G Bopp
(R) SSgt William Prince, Jr
(CFC) Sgt Frank J Marko
(RG)
(LG)
(TG) Sgt Wallace P Buran
(V) SSgt John J Megeaski
(APC) 1st Lt Carroll G Hornor
(P) 2nd Lt Henry C Watters
(N-B) 2nd Lt Raymond Bonomo
(B-N) 1st Lt Richard B Jones
(FE) 2nd Lt Warren G Bopp
(R) SSgt William Prince, Jr
(CFC)
(RG)
(LG) Sgt Wallace P Buran
(TG) Sgt John B Skaggs
(V) SSgt John J Megeaski
(APC) 1st Lt Carroll G Hornor
(P) 2nd Lt Henry C Watters
(N-B) 2nd Lt Raymond Bonomo
(B-N) 1st Lt Richard B Jones
(FE) 2nd Lt Warren G Bopp
(R) SSgt William Prince, Jr
(CFC)
(RG) Sgt Frank J Marko
(LG) Sgt Wallace P Buran
(TG) Sgt John B Skaggs
(V) SSgt John J Megeaski
Morning Report 11 Apr 1945
Duty to DS HQ AAFPOA APO 953
Rest and Recreational Camp
SO 81 11 April 1945 PAAB No. 1
Morning Report 5 May 1945
From DS HQ AAFPOA APO 953
Rest & Recreation Camp
to duty
Morning Report 24 July 1945
TD 4th AF Muroc AAF
SO 194 HQ 73rd BW

1st Lt Carroll G Hornor (1093)
1st Lt Henry C Watters (1024)
2nd Lt Raymond Bonomo (1036)
1st Lt Richard B Jones (1036)
2nd Lt Warren G Bopp (1028)
SSgt William Prince, Jr (2756)
TSgt Frank B Carroll, Jr (580)
Sgt Frank J Marko (611)
Sgt Wallace P Buran (1685)
Sgt John B Skaggs (748)
SSgt John J Megeaski (866)

1st Lt Carroll G Hornor (1093)
1st Lt Henry C Watters (1024)
1st Lt Raymond Bonomo (1036)
1st Lt Richard B Jones (1036)
2nd Lt Warren G Bopp (1028)

TSgt Frank B Carroll, Jr (580)
Sgt Frank J Marko (611)
SSgt Wallace P Buran (1685)
Sgt John B Skaggs (748)
SSgt John J Megeaski (866)

1st Lt Henry C Watters (1093)
1st Lt Warren G Bopp (1028)
TSgt William Prince, Jr (2756)

Morning Report 24 July 1945
Asgn 20th AF AAFPOA APO 953
Rotation to US

SO 194 / SO 195 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 24 July 1945
SO 119 HQ 497th BG
Relieved from Flying Status eff 1 Aug 45
Morning Report 25 July 1945
Assigned 20th AF APO 953 Rest and Recreation Center
SO 195 HQ 73rd BW (rotation to US)

1st Lt Richard B Jones (1036)
TSgt Frank B Carroll, Jr (580)
SSgt Frank J Marko (611)
SSgt John B Skaggs (748)

SSgt John B Skaggs (748)
SSgt Frank J Marko (611)
TSgt Frank B Carroll, Jr (580)
SSgt John J Megeaski (866)
SSgt John J Megeaski (866)
Morning Report 30 July 1945
Asgn 20th AF AAFPOA APO 953
Rotation to US

SO 195 HQ 73rd BW
1st Lt Carroll G Hornor (1093)
1st Lt Raymond Bonomo (1036)

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HUMPHREY
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Movement Orders # 598
HQ AAF Herington 15 Oct 1944
(P) Major James W Humphrey (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Walter J Craig (1093)
(N) 1st Lt Joseph R Mitchell (1036)
(B) 1st Lt William H Norton (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Sam B Dawson (1028)
(R) Sgt Howard G Ross (2756)
(CFC) Sgt Clyde D Tryon (580)
(RG) Cpl Edward D O'Brien (1685)
(LG) Cpl Charles A Williams (611)
(TG) Sgt Dean M Bateman (748)
(V) Sgt Generose M Molinaro (866)
(AC) Major James W Humphrey
(P) 2nd Lt Walter J Craig
(N-B) 1st Lt Joseph R Mitchell
(B-N) 1st Lt William H Norton
(FE) 2nd Lt Sam B Dawson
(R) Sgt Howard G Ross *
(CFC) Sgt Clyde D Tryon
(RG) Cpl Edward D O'Brien
(LG) Cpl Charles A Williams
(TG) Sgt Dean M Bateman
(V) Sgt Generose M Molinaro

* Lost with Walling Crew 18 Dec 1944

(X) MSgt Francis M Pederson


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ROBERT C JOHNSON
Arrive Saipan 10 Aug 1945
Morning Report 13 Aug 1945
SO 213 HQ 73rd BW
1st Lt Robert C Johnson (1093)
1st Lt Robert F Yousey (1035)
1st Lt Richard L Fox (0142)
2nd Lt Joseph P Nicklas (1024)
2nd Lt Donald S Wyss (1034)
2nd Lt Paul M Olson (1028)
Sgt Richard T Reilly (757)
Sgt Robert E Burnett (580)
Sgt Robert N Miller (1685)
Cpl Joseph A Bugajski (611)
Cpl Raymond D Van Pelt (611)

 

 

JUDD
Arrive Saipan 3 July 1945
Morning Report 6 July 1945
SO 173 / SO 175 HQ 73rd BW
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
Major Allen W Judd ( 1093)
Capt Ernest W Wallace (1035)
2nd Lt Joseph J Bednarski (1024)
2nd Lt Stephen C Knight, Jr (1034)
2nd Lt William L Carney (0142)
Sgt Alex Hatalsky (737)
Sgt Melvin E Frentzel (2756)
Sgt Edward L Lamastus (580)
Sgt Clair S Shaw (1685)
Sgt John H Boland (612)
Cpl Wesley B Yater (611)

MAJ A W JUDD
2ND LT JOSEPH BEDNARSKI
2ND LT STEPHEN KNIGHT
CAPT ERNEST WALLACE
SGT ALEX HATALSKY
SGT MELVIN FRENTZEL
2ND LT WILLIAM CARNEY
SGT EDWARD LAMASTUS
SGT CLAIR SHAW
SGT JOHN BOLAND
CPL WESLEY YATER
SGT MERLE BAKER
CPL MELVIND DAWSON

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KEITH
Arrive Saipan
19 Jan 1945
Morning Report
Mission No 26
19 Feb 1945
Morning Report 26 Feb 1945
Duty to Killed in Action
LOST
MACR 12722

1st Lt Austin R Keith (1093)
2nd Lt William B Bunga (1091)
2nd Lt Milton E Smith, Jr (1038)
F/O Robert C Broitzman (1035)
SSgt Lawrence D Helnke (737)
Cpl William M Seel (2756)
Sgt Eugene A Barry (580)
Cpl Charles R Dugan (611)
Cpl Robert C Flick (611)
Sgt Luigi Caruso (748)
Cpl Lloyd H Coster (611)

(APC) 1st Lt Austin R Keith
(P) 2nd Lt William B Bunga
(N-B) 2nd Lt Milton E Smith, Jr
(B-N) F/O Robert C Broitzman
(FE) SSgt Lawrence D Helnke
(CFC) Cpl William M Seel
(R) Sgt Eugene A Barry
(RG) Cpl Charles R Dugan
(LG) Cpl Robert C Flick
(TG) Sgt Luigi Caruso
(V) Cpl Lloyd H Coster
1st Lt Austin R Keith (1093)
2nd Lt Wassil Katchmir (1024)
2nd Lt Milton E Smith, Jr (1038)
F/O Robert C Broitzman (1035)
TSgt Lawrence D Helnke (737)
Sgt William M Seel (2756)
Sgt Eugene A Barry (580)
Sgt Charles R Dugan (611)
Sgt Robert C Flick (611)
Sgt Luigi Caruso (748)
Sgt Lloyd H Coster (611)

 

KIMBELL
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
870th Bomb Squadron
Arrive Saipan 27 Oct 1944
Movement Order #596 16 Oct 1944
HQ AAF Herington, Kansas
Morning Report 27 April 1945
Transferred to 869th Bomb Squadron
Personnel Memo # 19
HQ 497th BG

(P) Capt Earl S Kimbell (1093)
(CP) Col Arnold T Johnson (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Raymond Bonomo (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Nathen Richman (1035)
(FE) 2nd Lt Warren G Bopp (1028)
(R) Cpl William Prince, Jr (2756)
(CFC) Sgt Frank B Carroll, Jr (580)
(RG) Cpl Wallace P Buran (1685)
(LG)
(TG) Cpl John B Skaggs (748)
(V) Sgt John J Megeaski (866)

(X) 1st Lt Carroll G Hornor (1093)

(AC) Capt Earl S Kimbell
(N-B) 2nd Lt Raymond Bonomo
(B-N) 2nd Lt Nathen Richman
(FE) 2nd Lt Warren G Bopp
(R) Cpl William Prince, Jr
(CFC) Sgt Frank B Carroll, Jr
(RG) Cpl Wallace P Buran
(LG)
(TG) Cpl John B Skaggs
(V) Sgt John J Megeaski

See Hornor Crew

(X) 1st Lt Carroll G Hornor
(X) MSgt Robert G Yarbrough

Maj Earl S Kimbell (2161)

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

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LAMPLEY
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Movement Orders # 593
15 Oct 1944
Misison No 30
11 March 1945

(P) Capt James B Lampley (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt John G Hoyer (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Marvin H Mohl (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Rembert A Ebert (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Cecil E Spruill (1028)
(R) Cpl Sam L Kamerman (2756)
(CFC) Cpl Robert G Aldrich (580)
(RG) Cpl Leo T Menlove (1685)
(LG)
(TG) TSgt Leslie N Sherwood (748)
(V) Cpl Lincoln L MacLeod (866)

(X) 2nd Lt Dean O Cover (1036)

(AC) Capt James B Lampley
(P) 2nd Lt John G Hoyer
(N-B) 2nd Lt Marvin H Mohl
(B-N) 2nd Lt Rembert A Ebert
(FE) 2nd Lt Cecil E Spruill
(R) Cpl Sam L Kamerman
(CFC) Cpl Robert G Aldrich
(RG) Cpl Leo T Menlove
(LG)
(TG) TSgt Leslie N Sherwood
(V) Sgt Lincoln L MacLeod

(X) 2nd Lt Dean O Cover
(X) MSgt Robert R Gardner

(APC) Capt James B Lampley
(P) 2nd Lt John G Hoyer
(N-B) 2nd Lt Marvin H Mohl
(B-N) 2nd Lt Rembert A Ebert
(FE) 2nd Lt Cecil E Spruill
(CFC)
(R) Sgt Sam L Kamerman
(LG) Sgt Leo T Menlove
(RG) Sgt Robert E Vahey
(TG)
(V) SSgt Jacob J Coleman
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
Morning Report 3 July 1945
Assigned 20th AF APO 953 Rest and Recreation Center
SO 175 / SO 178 HQ XXI BC
(rotation to US)
(APC) Capt James B Lampley
(P) 2nd Lt John G Hoyer
(N-B) 2nd Lt Marvin H Mohl
(B-N) 2nd Lt Rembert A Ebert
(FE) 2nd Lt Cecil E Spruill
(CFC) SSgt Robert G Aldrich
(R) Sgt Sam L Kamerman
(LG)
(RG)
(TG) TSgt Leslie N Sherwood
(V) SSgt Jacob J Coleman
(APC) Capt James B Lampley
(P) 2nd Lt John G Hoyer
(N-B) 2nd Lt Marvin H Mohl
(B-N) 2nd Lt Rembert A Ebert
(FE) 2nd Lt Cecil E Spruill
(CFC) SSgt Robert G Aldrich
(R) SSgt Sam L Kamerman
(LG) Sgt Leo T Menlove
(RG) Sgt Robert E Vahey
(TG)
(V) SSgt Jacob J Coleman
1st Lt John G Hoyer (1093)
1st Lt Marvin H Mohl (1036)
1st Lt Rembert A Ebert (1036)
1st Lt Cecil E Spruill (1028)
TSgt Robert G Aldrich (580)
TSgt Leslie N Sherwood (748)
SSgt Leo T Menlove (1685)
SSgt Robert E Vahey (612)
SSgt Sam L Kamerman (2756)
Morning Report 30 July 1945
Assigned 20th AF APO 953 Rest and Recreation Center
SO (?) 195 HQ 73rd BW
(rotation to US)
Maj James B Lampley

 

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

Movement Orders 27 Oct 1944
SO 87 1503rd AAF Base Unit
Hamilton Field

Morning Report 4 Jan 1945
Duty to Missing in Action
LOST
MACR 10854
(P) 1st Lt John W Lawson (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Vincent E Norelli (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Joseph R Capron (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Leroy B Chase (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Francis E Elmer, Jr (1028)
(R) Cpl Vaughn R Olsen (2756)
(CFC) Sgt William A Tompkins (580)
(RG) Cpl William E Kolb (1685)
(LG) Cpl James C Rea (611)
(TG) Cpl William R Dutschke (748)
(V) Sgt Odell K Oden (866)
(AC) 1st Lt John W Lawson
(P) 2nd Lt Vincent E Norelli
(NB) 2nd Lt Joseph R Capron
(NB) 2nd Lt Leroy B Chase
(FE) 2nd Lt Francis E Elmer, Jr
(R) Sgt Vaughn R Olsen
(CFC) Sgt William A Tompkins
(RG) Cpl William E Kolb
(LG) Cpl James C Rea
(TG) Cpl William R Dutschke
(V) Sgt Odell K Oden
1st Lt John W Lawson (1093)
2nd Lt Vincent E Norelli (1024)
2nd Lt Joseph R Capron (1036)
2nd Lt Leroy B Chase (1036)
2nd Lt Francis E Elmer, Jr (1028)
SSgt Vaughn R Olsen (2756)
SSgt William A Tompkins (580)
Sgt William E Kolb (1685)
Sgt James C Rea (611)
Sgt William R Dutschke (748)
Sgt Odell K Oden (866)

2nd Lt Edgar L Clapp (7888)
RCM Officer

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LEE

Arrive Saipan 24 July 1945
Morning Report 26 July 1945
SO 196 HQ 73rd BW

1st Lt Lester Lee (1093)
1st Lt Vernon M _______ (1028)
2nd Lt Walter E Paulson (1024)
2nd Lt Orris W ______(?)stad (1035)
2nd Lt Thomas W Martin (0142)
F/O Lester W _______, Jr (1034)
Sgt Glangrd D Penkava (580)
Sgt Cecil C _________ (1685)
Cpl Robert M Gillette (2756)
Cpl Weldon J Forrest (611)
Cpl Paul F Roll, Jr (611)


LUMPKIN

Arrive Saipan 1 July 1945
Morning Report 6 July 1945
SO 173 HQ 73rd BW

Arrive Saipan 8 July 1945
Morning Report 9 July 1945
SO 180 HQ 73rd BW
POW MISSION #4
31 August 1945
F/O John Zachar (0142)
Sgt Milton E Rose (737)
Sgt George F Williams (2756)
Sgt Charles Zaloom (580)
Sgt Robert Lenk (1685)
Capt Allan L Lumpkin (1093)
2nd Lt Leon J Janson (1034)
2nd Lt William O Miller (1024)
2nd Lt Robert T Ohrt (1035)
CAPT ALLEN L LUMPKIN
2ND LT WILLIAM O MILLER
2ND LT LEON J JANSON
2ND LT ROBERT T OHRT
SGT MILTON E ROSE
SGT GEORGE F WILLIAMS
F/O JOHN ZACHAR
TSGT ROBERT HILL
SGT ROBERT LENK
SGT CHARLES ZALOOM
CPL ROBERT A DUKES
LT R WILLIAMS
SSGT E T C KRISTOFF

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MC SPADDEN
Arrive Saipan 15 March 1945
Morning Report
SO 58 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 6 May 1945
Duty to Missing in Action
LOST
MACR 14365
Group Burials
2nd Lt Joe S McSpadden (1093)
2nd Lt Wilson K King (1091)
2nd Lt Harry J Foley (1035)
2nd Lt Thomas J Croake (1038)
F/O Jack R Hesser ( 1038)
TSgt Louis J Hauser (748)
Cpl Erle P Flanagan (580)
Cpl Joseph F Kisti (2756)
Cpl Howard R Johnson (611)
Cpl John A Meier (1685)
Cpl Logan M Sparks (737)
2nd Lt Joe S McSpadden (1093)
2nd Lt Wilson K King (1091)
2nd Lt Harry J Foley (1035)
2nd Lt Thomas J Croake (1038)
F/O Jack R Hesser ( 1038)
TSgt Louis J Hauser (748)
Cpl Erle P Flanagan (580)
SSgt Joseph F Kisti (2756)
Sgt Howard R Johnson (611)
SSgt John A Meier (1685)
SSgt Logan M Sparks (737)

 

TED H MORGAN
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Movement Orders #601
HQ AAF Herington
23 Oct 1944
Arrive Saipan 30 Oct 1944
Morning Report 30 Oct 1944

(P) Capt Ted H Morgan (1093)
(CP) 1st Lt Hervey F Paradis (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Robert L Illman (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Eugene R Wallworth (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Edward Septowski (1028)
(R) SSgt Richard Isles (2756)
(CFC) SSgt William E Smith, Jr (960)
(RG) Cpl William E Furman (1685)
(LG)
(TG) Cpl Warner C Grindem (748)
(V) Sgt Kenneth W LaMone (866)

(X) 1st Lt Joseph W Bazin (1093)

(AC) Capt Ted H Morgan
(P) 1st Lt Hervey F Paradis
(N-B) 2nd Lt Robert L Illman
(B-N) 2nd Lt Eugene R Wallworth
(FE) 2nd Lt Edward Septowski
(R) SSgt Richard Isles
(CFC) SSgt William E Smith, Jr
(RG) Cpl William E Furman
(LG)
(TG) Cpl Warner C Grindem
(V) Sgt Kenneth W LaMone

(X) 1st Lt Joseph W Bazin
(X) MSgt Charles M Sargent

Capt Ted H Morgan (1093)
1st Lt Hervey F Paradis (1024)
2nd Lt Robert L Illman (1036)
2nd Lt Eugene R Wallworth (1036)
2nd Lt Edward Septowski (1028)
SSgt Richard Isles (2756)
SSgt William E Smith, Jr (580)
Sgt William E Furman (1685)
(LG)
Cpl Warner C Grindem (748)
Sgt Kenneth W LaMone (866)

(X) 1st Lt Joseph W Bazin (1093)
(X) MSgt Charles M Sargent (750)

Mission No 26
19 Feb 1945
WSM 225
22 Feb 1945
Mission No 28
4 Mar 1945

(APC) Capt Ted H Morgan
(P) 1st Lt Hervey F Paradis
(N-B) 2nd Lt Robert L Illman
(B-N) 2nd Lt Eugene R Wallworth
(FE) 2nd Lt Edward Septowski
(R) SSgt Richard Isles
(CFC) TSgt William E Smith, Jr
(RG) Sgt Harold J Tucker
(LG) Cpl William E Furman
(TG) Sgt Warner C Grindem
(V) SSgt Kenneth W LaMone

(APC) Capt Ted H Morgan
(P) 1st Lt Hervey F Paradis
(N-B) 2nd Lt Robert L Illman
(B-N) 2nd Lt Eugene R Wallworth
(FE) 2nd Lt Edward Septowski
(R) SSgt Richard Isles
(CFC) TSgt William E Smith, Jr
(RG) Sgt Harold J Tucker
(LG) Cpl William E Furman
(TG) Sgt Warner C Grindem
(V) SSgt Kenneth W LaMone

 

(APC) Capt Ted H Morgan
(P) 1st Lt Hervey F Paradis
(N-B) 2nd Lt Robert L Illman
(B-N) 2nd Lt Eugene R Wallworth
(FE) 2nd Lt Edward Septowski
(R) SSgt Richard Isles
(CFC) TSgt William E Smith, Jr
(RG) Sgt Harold J Tucker
(LG) Cpl William E Furman
(TG) Sgt Warner C Grindem
(V) SSgt Kenneth W LaMone

(CA) Lt Col Frank L Davis

Mission No 30
11 March 1945
Misison No 33
18 March 1945
2 May 1945
Morning Report 869th Bomb Sq
From APO 953, Rest & Recreation Camp
to duty

(APC) Capt Ted H Morgan
(P) 1st Lt Hervey F Paradis
(N-B) 2nd Lt Robert L Illman
(B-N) 2nd Lt Eugene R Wallworth
(FE) 2nd Lt Edward Septowski
(R) SSgt Richard Isles
(CFC) TSgt William E Smith, Jr
(RG) Sgt Harold J Tucker
(LG) Cpl William E Furman
(TG) Sgt Warner C Grindem
(V) SSgt Kenneth W LaMone

(N) F/O Jack R Hesser
(R) Cpl Joseph F Kisti

(APC) Capt Ted H Morgan
(P) 1st Lt Hervey F Paradis
(N-B) 2nd Lt Eugene R Wallworth
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert L Illman
(FE) 2nd Lt Edward Septowski
(R) SSgt Richard Isles
(CFC) TSgt William E Smith, Jr
(RG)
(LG) Cpl William E Furman
(TG) Sgt Warner C Grindem
(V) SSgt Kenneth W LaMone
Capt Ted H Morgan (1093)
1st Lt Hervey F Paradis (1024)
2nd Lt Eugene R Wallworth (1036)
2nd Lt Robert L Illman (1036)
2nd Lt Edward Septowski (1028)
SSgt Richard Isles (2756)
TSgt William E Smith, Jr (580)
Sgt Harold J Tucker (611)
SSgt William E Furman (1685)
SSgt Warner C Grindem (748)
SSgt Kenneth W LaMone (866)
Morning Report 24 July 1945
Assigned 20th AF Rest & Recreation AAFPOA APO 953 (rotation to US)
SO 195 HQ 73rd BW
24 July 1945
SO 119 HQ 497th BG
Relieved from Flying Status eff 1 Aug 45
Morning Report 30July 1945
Assigned 20th AF Rest & Recreation AAFPOA APO 953 (rotation to US)
SO 198 HQ 73rd BW
TSgt William E Smith, Jr (580)
SSgt Richard Isles (2756)
SSgt William E Furman (1685)
SSgt Kenneth W LaMone (866)
SSgt Richard Isles (2756)
TSgt William E Smith, Jr (580)
SSgt William E Furman (1685)
SSgt Kenneth W LaMone (866)
Maj Ted H Morgan (1093)

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MOURNING
Arrive Saipan 22 Feb 1945
Morning Report 24 Feb 1945
SO 45 HQ 73rd BW
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
1st Lt Frank M Mourning, Jr (1093)
2nd Lt Mervin J Kirchner (1091)
2nd Lt Daniel W Fox (1038)
2nd Lt Clair H Nauman (1035)
SSgt Charles R Major (737)
Cpl George E Crouch (580)
Cpl Vincent P Minott (2756)
Cpl Colin A McBurney (611)
Cpl George V Nugent (611)
Cpl Frank Mazzio (611)
Cpl Charles R Dehaven (611)
(APC) 1st Lt Frank M Mourning, Jr
(P) 2nd Lt Mervin J Kirchner
(N-B) 2nd Lt Daniel W Fox
(B-N) 2nd Lt Clair H Nauman
(FE) TSgt Charles R Major
(CFC) Cpl George E Crouch
(R) Sgt Vincent P Minott
(LG) Cpl Colin A McBurney
(RG) Cpl George V Nugent
(TG)
(V) Cpl Charles R Dehaven
CAPT FRANK MOURNING
1ST LT MERVIN KIRCHNER
1ST LT DANIEL FOX
1ST LT CLAIR NAUMAN
F/O CHARLES MAJOR
SGT JOHN MANGELS
SSGT CHARLES DE HAVEN
TSGT GEORGE CROUCH
SSGT COLIN MC BURNEY
SGT FRANK MAZZIO
MSGT JOHN WILLIAMS
SGT HERN VOST
SSGT CHARLES FELL

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PETERSON
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
870th Bomb Squadron
Movement Order # 602
HQ AAF Herington
20 Oct 1944

Unable to document date of transfer from 870th Bomb Sq to 871st Bomb Sq

Morning Reports 28 Jan 1945
497th Bomb Group & 871st Bomb Sq
Duty to Missing in Action
DITCHED
MACR 11556

(P) Capt Dale W Peterson (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt James L Kellan, Jr (1024)
(N) 2nd Lt Frank L Zylla (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Joseph R Zeock (1035)
(FE) 2nd Lt Donald B Alexander (1028)
(R) SSgt Charlie C Foster (2756)
(CFC) Sgt Tom B Clark (580)
(RG) Cpl Tony Carrion (1685)
(LG) Cpl Bernard F Sutton (611)
(TG) Cpl Lemuel B Peterson (748)
(V) Sgt Arlie A Agent (866)
(AC) Capt Dale W Peterson
(P) 2nd Lt James L Kellam, Jr
(N-B) 2nd Lt Frank L Zylla
(B) 2nd Lt Joseph R Zeock
(FE) 2nd Lt Donald B Alexander
(R) SSgt Charlie C Foster
(CFC) Sgt Tom B Clark
(RG) Cpl Tony Carrion
(LG) Sgt Bernard F Sutton
(TG)
(V) Sgt Arlie A Agent

(X) MSgt Andrew M Shappee

Capt Dale W Peterson (1093)
2nd Lt Walter J Craig (1024)
1st Lt Frank L Zylla (1036)
2nd Lt Joseph R Zeock (1035)
2nd Lt Donald B Alexander (1028)
SSgt Charlie C Foster (2756)
SSgt Tom B Clark (580)
Sgt Tony Carrion (1685)
Sgt Bernard F Sutton (611)
Sgt Lemuel B Peterson (748)
Sgt Arlie A Agent (866)

NOTE: Capt Peterson was 497th BG Asst S-3 at time of ditching

 

 

PRICE
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Movement Orders SO 87
Hamilton Field
27 Oct 1944
Arrive Saipan 4 Nov 1944
Morning Report
7 Feb 1945
Personnel Memo #6 HQ 497th BG
(P) Capt Belan O'B. Price (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Stephen K Atwater (1093)
(N) 1st Lt Zed R Morrison (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Miles K Murdoch (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt John S Keller (1028)
(R) Sgt Norton Berdy (2756)
(CFC) Sgt Ronald N Cameron (580)
(RG) Cpl Carl J Pechalk (1695)
(LG) Cpl Elihah Spinosi (611)
(TG) SSgt Harold W Hetzell (748)
(V) Sgt Lawrence R Davidson (866)
(AC) Capt Belan O'B. Price
(P) 2nd Lt Stephen K Atwater
(N-B) 1st Lt Zed R Morrison
(N-B) 2nd Lt Miles K Murdoch
(FE) 2nd Lt John S Keller
(R) Sgt Norton Berdy
(CFC) Sgt Ronald N Cameron
(RG) Sgt Carl J Pechalk
(LG) Cpl Elihah Spinosi
(TG) SSgt Harold W Hetzell
(V) Sgt Lawrence R Davidson

Capt Belan O'B. Price (1093)

Released to 497th Bomb Group

Remainder of Crew transferred to CONWAY

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RODGE
Arrive Saipan 20 June 1945
Morning Report 22 June 1945
SO 162 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 22 July 1945
Duty to Killed in Action / Missing in Action Injured in Action
DITCHED
19 July 1945
MACR 14922
1st Lt Clyde A Rodge (1093)
2nd Lt Marvin N Reinhardt (1024)
2nd Lt Caimile G Callewaert (1034)
2nd Lt Werner S Leu (1035)
2nd Lt William E McCarty (0142)
Sgt Joseph P McCormick (737)
Sgt David C Studdard (2756)
Sgt Samuel J Smith (580)
Cpl Earl H Wilson (611)
Cpl Donald E Winslow (611)
Cpl Robert J Plotka (611)
1st Lt Clyde A Rodge (1093)
2nd Lt Marvin N Reinhardt (1024)
2nd Lt Caimile G Callewaert (1034)
2nd Lt Werner S Leu (1035)
2nd Lt William E McCarty (0142)
Sgt Joseph P McCormick (737)
Sgt David C Studdard (2756)
Sgt Samuel J Smith (580)
Cpl Earl H Wilson (611)
Cpl Donald E Winslow (611)
Cpl Robert J Plotka (611)

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SERB
Arrive Saipan 3 July 1945
Morning Report 7 July 1945
SO 175 HQ 73rd BW
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
1st Lt Robert J Serb (1093)
1st Lt Arthur H Durinski (0142)
2nd Lt Henry C Hall (1024)
2nd Lt Richard W Seel (1034)
2nd Lt Sherman Mann (1035)
1ST LT ROBERT SERB
2ND LT HENRY HALL
2ND LT RICHARD SEEL
2ND LT SHERMAN MANN
TSGT JAMES MC AULIFFE
CPL WILLIAM WATSON
LT ARTHUR DURINSKI
SGT CHARLES SCHREINER
TSGT JOHN BLAKE
CPL CHARLES RUSSELL
CPL LAWRENCE DANIELS
CPL THOMPSON
SGT WILLIAM HEGI

 

SHAFFRATH
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Arrive Saipan 11 Dec 1944
From Kearney AAF
Mission No 26
19 Feb 1945
(P) 1st Lt Paul W Shaffrath (1093)
(CP) 1st Lt John J Swisshelm (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Eric M Meding (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Robert L Green, Jr (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Benjamin L Harris (1028)
(R) SSgt John M Ray, Jr (2756)
(CFC) Cpl Harold Sheshanski (580)
(RG) Cpl Dale D Wright (1685)
(LG) Cpl Robert L Tramp (611)
(TG) Sgt Robert C Sumner (748)
(V) Sgt Robert G Smith (866)
(P) 1st Lt Paul W Shaffrath
(CP) 1st Lt John J Swisshelm
(N) 2nd Lt Eric M Meding
(B) 2nd Lt Robert L Green, Jr
(FE) 2nd Lt Benjamin L Harris
(R) SSgt John M Ray, Jr
(CFC) Sgt Harold Sheshanski
(RG) Cpl Dale D Wright
(LG) Cpl Robert L Tramp
(TG) Sgt Robert C Summer
(V) Sgt Robert G Smith
(APC) 1st Lt Paul W Shaffrath
(P) 1st Lt John J Swisshelm
(N-B) 2nd Lt Eric M Meding
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert L Green, Jr
(FE) 2nd Lt Benjamin L Harris
(CFC) Sgt Harold Sheshanski
(R) Cpl William B Monroe
(LG) Sgt Dale D Wright
(RG) Sgt Robert L Tramp
(TG) Sgt Robert C Summer
(V) Sgt Robert G Smith
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
Mission No 30
11 March 1945
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
(APC) 1st Lt Paul W Shaffrath
(P) 1st Lt John J Swisshelm
(N-B) 2nd Lt Eric M Meding
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert L Green, Jr
(FE) 2nd Lt Benjamin L Harris
(CFC) SSgt John M Ray, Jr
(R) Sgt Harold Sheshanski
(LG) Sgt Dale D Wright
(RG) Sgt Robert L Tramp
(TG) Sgt Robert C Sumner
(V) Sgt Robert G Smith
(APC) 1st Lt Paul W Shaffrath
(P) 1st Lt John J Swisshelm
(N-B) 2nd Lt Eric M Meding
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert L Green, Jr
(FE) 2nd Lt Benjamin L Harris
(CFC)
(R) SSgt John M Ray, Jr
(LG) Sgt Dale D Wright
(RG) Sgt Robert L Tramp
(TG)
(V) Sgt Robert G Smith
(APC) 1st Lt Paul W Shaffrath
(P) 1st Lt John J Swisshelm
(N-B) 2nd Lt Eric M Meding
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert L Green, Jr
(FE) 2nd Lt Benjamin L Harris
(CFC) SSgt Harold Sheshanski
(R) SSgt John M Ray, Jr
(LG)
(RG)
(TG) Sgt Robert C Sumner
(V) Sgt Robert G Smith
Misison No 33
18 March 1945
Morning Report 26 March 1945
Duty to Missing in Action
LOST
MACR 13446
(APC) 1st Lt Paul W Shaffrath
(P) 1st Lt John J Swisshelm
(N-B) 2nd Lt Eric M Meding
(B-N) 2nd Lt Robert L Green, Jr
(FE) 2nd Lt Benjamin L Harris
(CFC) SSgt Harold Sheshansky
(R) SSgt John M Ray, Jr
(LG)
(RG) Sgt Robert L Tramp
(TG) Sgt Robert C Sumner
(V) Sgt Robert G Smith
1st Lt Paul W Shaffrath (1093)
1st Lt John J Swisshelm (1024)
2nd Lt Eric M Meding (1036)
2nd Lt Robert L Green, Jr (1036)
2nd Lt Benjamin L Harris (1028)
SSgt Harold Sheshansky (580)
SSgt John M Ray, Jr (2756)
Sgt Dale D Wright (1685)
Sgt Robert L Tramp (611)
Sgt Robert C Sumner (748)
Sgt Robert G Smith (866)

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SIMONDS
Arrive Saipan 14 March 1945
Morning Report 16 March 1945
SO 65 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 14 June 1945
Duty to TD 4th AF Muroc AAF
SO 155 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 17 Aug 1945
TD 4th AF Muroc AAF to Duty
1st Lt Joseph A Simonds (1093)
2nd Lt Robert M Bronsteiner (1091)
2nd Lt John W Rogers (1035)
2nd Lt Joseph W Sullivan (1038)
2nd Lt Paul W Webb, Jr (0142)
SSgt Richard L Watt (737)
Cpl Lynn R Kidder (580)
Cpl Fernando J Martinez (2756)
Cpl James E Provost (611)
Cpl William E Webb (611)
Cpl Wesley J Wright (611)
1st Lt Joseph A Simonds (1093)
1st Lt Robert M Bronsteiner (1091)
1st Lt John W Rogers (1035)
2nd Lt Joseph W Sullivan (1034)
2nd Lt Paul W Webb, Jr (0142)
MSgt Richard L Watt (737)
SSgt Lynn R Kidder (580)
Sgt Fernando J Martinez (2756)
Sgt James E Provost (612)
Sgt William E Webb (612)
Sgt Wesley J Wright (612)
1st Lt Joseph A Simonds (1093)
1st Lt Robert M Bronsteiner (1091)
1st Lt John W Rogers (1035)
2nd Lt Joseph W Sullivan (1034)
2nd Lt Paul W Webb, Jr (0142)
MSgt Richard L Watt (737)
SSgt Lynn R Kidder (580)
Sgt Fernando J Martinez (2756)
Sgt James E Provost (612)
Sgt William E Webb (612)
Sgt Wesley J Wright (612)
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
1ST LT JOSEPH SIMONDS
2ND LT ROBERT TECHSTEINER
2ND LT JOSEPH SULLIVAN
2ND LT JOHN ROGERS
MSGT RICHARD WATT
2ND LT PAUL WEBB
CPL L B KIDDER
CPL JAMES PROVOST
CPL WESLEY WRIGHT
CPL WILLIAM WEBB
CPL ALLEN WONG
PFC HYATT

 

STURM
Arrive Saipan 3 July 1945
Morning Report 7 July 1945
SO 175 HQ 73rd BW
Morning Report 11 Aug 1945
From Duty to DS 20th AF Combat Staging Center APO 86
SO 212 HQ 73rd BW

1st Lt Carl B Sturm, Jr (1093)
2nd Lt Edward E Ziegler (1024)
2nd Lt Archie E Olsen (1034)
F/O Philip D Sligar (1035)
F/O Robert F Tighe (0142)

 

1st Lt Carl B Sturm, Jr (1093)
2nd Lt Edward E Ziegler (1024)
2nd Lt Archie E Olsen (1034)
F/O Philip D Sligar (1035)
F/O Robert F Tighe (0142)

TSgt Duane C Elliott (737)
SSgt Anthony J Endres (748)
SSgt Norman J Garrick (2756)
Sgt John H Rebman, Jr (580)
Sgt Talmadge W Cobb (2756)
Cpl Martin S Allison (612)
Cpl Alvin B Carlo (611)

 

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THOMAS
15 May 1945
Released from HQ 497th BG
Personnel Memo #21
15 June 1945
Transferred to 869th Bomb Squadron
Personnel Memo # 30 HQ 497th BG
 
Capt Frank L Thomas (1093)
Capt Frank L Thomas (1093)

 

TRIBBETT
Arrived Saipan 15 March 1945
Morning Report 17 March 1945
SO 66 HQ 73rd BW
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
1st Lt Wesley D Tribbett (1093)
2nd Lt Orthello V Byers (1091)
2nd Lt Elmer E Howard (1035)
2nd Lt David S Littler (0142)
2nd Lt William S Ward (1038)
SSgt Theodore W Sims (737)
Cpl James R Dittman (580)
Cpl Charles S Proctor (2756)
Cpl Daniel W Lacey (611)
Cpl Albert A Lancon (611)
Cpl Harry E Kendrick (611)
1ST LT WESLEY TRIBBETT
2ND LT ORTHELLO BYERS
2ND LT WILLIAM WARD
2ND LT ELMER HOWARD
SGT MC CORMICK
SSGT CHARLES PROCTOR
SSGT DANIEL LACEY
TSGT JAMES DITTMAR
SSGT SAMUEL BOLINSKY
SGT ALBERT LANCOM
SGT HARRY KENDRICK
SGT WARNECKE

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TRICKEY
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Movement Orders #595
15 Oct 1944
Arrive Saipan 25 Oct 1944
497th Narrative History
(P) Major Fred L Trickey, Jr (1093)
(CP) 1st Lt Keith A Whitaker (1093)
(N) 1st Lt Buford P Johnson (1034)
(B) 2nd Lt Harold S Hoffman (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Russell B Galloway (1028)
(R) TSgt James L Elrod (2756)
(CFC) Cpl Clayton J Wallace (580)
(RG) Cpl Jerome M Plotkin (1685)
(LG) Cpl William Gregg (611)
(TG) SSgt Edward Wierzba (748)
(V) Sgt Donald J Reiman (866)
(AC) Major Fred L Trickey, Jr
(P) 1st Lt Keith A Whitaker
(N) 1st Lt Buford P Johnson
(B-N) 2nd Lt Harold s Hoffman
(FE) 2nd Lt Russell B Galloway
(R) TSgt James L Elrod
(CFC) Cpl Clayton J Wallace
(RG) Cpl Jerome M Plotkin
(LG) Cpl William Gregg
(TG) SSgt Edward Wierzba
(V) SSgt Donald J Reiman

(X) MSgt Michael Ryback
Major Fred L Trickey, Jr

Remaining men become
Whittaker Crew
Morning Report 2 Feb 1945
Personnel Memo #7 HQ 497th BG

Major Fred L Trickey, Jr (1093)

Reassigned to 870th Bomb Squadron

 

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VOIGHT
Arrive Saipan 27 March 1945
Morning Report 29 March 1945
SO 78 HQ 73rd BW

2 July 1945
Emergency Rescue Report No. 34
DITCHED
MACR 15410
All men rescued

Morning Report 26 July 1945
From DS HQ AAFPOA, APO 953
Rest & Recreation Camp
to Duty
2nd Lt James D Voight (1093)
2nd Lt William O Jones (1038)
2nd Lt Elwood E Peterson (1038)
F/O Rolland A Harris (1091)
F/O John W Bishop, Jr (1035)
Sgt Eugene J Brunhammer (737)
Cpl Benjamin G Rae (2756)
Cpl James R Estes (580)
Cpl Howard J Nicks (611)
Pfc John W Hallasey (611)
Cpl Howard C Ela, Jr (611)

2nd Lt James D Voight (1093)
2nd Lt William O Jones (1038)
2nd Lt Elwood E Peterson (1038)
F/O Rolland A Harris (1091)
F/O John W Bishop, Jr (1035)
T
Sgt Eugene J Brunhammer (737)
SSgt Benjamin G Rae (2756)
SSgt James R Estes (580)
Sgt Howard J Nicks (611)
Sgt John W Hallasey (611)
Sgt Howard C Ela, Jr (611)

1st Lt James D Voight (1093)
1st Lt Elwood E Peterson (1034)
1st Lt William O Jones (1034)
F/O Rolland A Harris (1091)
F/O John W Bishop, Jr (1035)
TSgt Eugene J Brunhammer (737)
SSgt James R Estes (580)
SSgt Benjamin G Rae (2756)
Sgt Howard J Nicks (612)
Sgt John W Hallasey (612)
Sgt Howard C Ela, Jr (612)
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
1ST LT JAMES VOIGHT
2ND LT ROLLAND HARRIS
1ST LT ELWOOD PETERSON
2ND LT JOHN BISHOP
F/O EUGENE BRUNHAMMER
SSGT BENHAMIN RAE
2ND LT WILLIAM JONES
TSGT JAMES ESTES
SGT HOWARD NICKS
SGT JOHN HALLASEY
SSGT HOWARD ELA
SGT SHEPPARD
CPL LENKER

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WALKER
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Movement Orders # 597
HQ AAF Herington
17 Oct 1944
Mission No 26
19 Feb 1945
(P) Capt Homer E Walker (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Robert C Allison (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt Ziv Remez (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt Keith W Duffield (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Frederick L Hayes, Jr (1028)
(R) Cpl Leo Miller (2756)
(CFC) TSgt Robert M Jacoby (580)
(RG) Cpl Willard M Lucy (1685)
(LG) Cpl William H Derrington (611)
(TG) TSgt Herman L Elliott (748)
(V) Sgt Render T Parham (866)
(AC) Capt Homer E Walker
(P) 2nd Lt Robert C Allison
(N-B) 2nd Lt Ziv Remez
(B-N) 2nd Lt Keith W Duffield
(FE) 2nd Lt Frederick L Hayes, Jr
(R) Cpl Leo Miller
(CFC) TSgt Robert M Jacoby
(RG) Cpl Willard M Lucy
(LG) Cpl William H Derrington
(TG) TSgt Herman L Elliott
(V) SSgt Render T Parham

(X) MSgt Harry W Johnson
(APC) Capt Homer E Walker
(P) 2nd Lt Robert C Allison
(N-B) 1st Lt Ziv Remez
(B-N) 1st Lt Raymond A Strada
(FE) 2nd Lt Frederick L Hayes, Jr
(R) Sgt Leo Miller
(CFC) Cpl James Goodwille
(RG) Sgt William H Derrington
(LG) Sgt Willard M Lucy
(TG) Sgt John M Silva
(V) SSgt Jacob J Coleman
Mission No 28
4 March 1945
Mission No 31
13 March 1945
Morning Report 7 May 1945
From APO 953, Rest & Recreation Camp
to Duty
(APC) Capt Homer E Walker
(P) 2nd Lt Robert C Allison
(N-B) 1st Lt Ziv Remez
(B-N) 1st Lt Raymond A Strada
(FE) 2nd Lt Frederick L Hayes, Jr
(R) Sgt Leo Miller
(CFC) Cpl James Goodwillie
(RG) Sgt William H Derrington
(LG) Sgt Willard M Lucy
(TG) TSgt Herman L Elliott
(V) Cpl William P Babits
(APC) Capt Homer E Walker
(P) 2nd Lt Robert C Allison
(N-B) 1st Lt Ziv Remez
(B-N) 1st Lt Raymond A Strada
(FE) 2nd Lt Frederick L Hayes, Jr
(R) Sgt Leo Miller
(CFC)
(RG)
(LG) Sgt Willard M Lucy
(TG) TSgt Herman L Elliott
(V) SSgt Render T Parham
Capt Homer E Walker (1093)
1st Lt Robert C Allison (1024)
1st Lt Ziv Remez (1036)
1st Lt Raymond A Strada (1036)
1st Lt Frederick L Hayes, Jr (1028)
SSgt Leo Miller (2756)
SSgt James Goodwillie (580)
Sgt William H Derrington (611)
SSgt Willard M Lucy (1685)

SSgt Render T Parham (866)
Arrive Saipan 12 July 1945
Morning Report
SO 182 HQ 73rd BW
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
2nd Lt Robert M Gaither (1024)
CAPT HOMER WALKER
1ST LT GAITHER
1ST LT ZIV REMEZ
1ST LT CHARLES ALLEN
1ST LT FREDERICK HAYES
SSGT LEO MILLER
SSGT RENDER PARHAM
TSGT JAMES GOODWILLIE
SGT WILSON
SSGT WILLIAM DERRINGTON
SSGT ELLIS FRAZIER
CAPT LAWRENCE REINEKE

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WALLING
SO 236 28 Aug 1944
HQ 246th AAF BU
Pratt AAF
Movement Orders SO 87
1503rd AAF Base Unit
Hamilton Field
27 Oct 1944
Morning Report 18 December 1945
Duty to Missing in Action
LOST
MACR 10657
(P) 1st Lt Granville H Walling (1093)
(CP) 2nd Lt Clifford E Reid (1093)
(N) 2nd Lt John C Baudendistel (1036)
(B) 2nd Lt James A Callaghan (1036)
(FE)
(R) Cpl Bernard A Vollkommer (2756)
(CFC) SSgt William D Brown (580)
(RG) Cpl John R Holsclaw (611)
(LG) Cpl Garland V Land (1685)
(TG)Cpl Gerald Sturdivant (748)
(V) Sgt Chester C Dlugokencky (866)
    **   Arrive Saipan 3 Nov 1944  **

(AC) 1st Lt Granville H Walling
(P) 2nd Lt Clifford E Reid
(NB) 2nd Lt John C Baudendistel
(TG)Cpl Gerald Sturdivant
(V) Sgt Chester C Dlugokencky

** Arrive Saipan9 Nov 1944
following TD at Hamilton Field **

(NB) 2nd Lt James A Callaghan
(FE) 2nd Lt George R Dall

** Arrive Saipan 21 Nov 1944
following TD at Hamilton Field **


(R) Cpl Bernard A Vollkommer
(CFC) SSgt William D Brown
(RG) Cpl John R Holsclaw
(LG) Cpl Garland V Land
1st Lt Granville H Walling (1093)
2nd Lt Clifford E Reid (1024)
2nd Lt John C Baudendistel (1036)
2nd Lt James A Callaghan (1036)
2nd Lt George R Dall (1028)

SSgt Howard G Ross (2756)
TSgt Robert M Jacoby (580)
Sgt John R Holsclaw (611)
Sgt Garland V Land (1685)
Sgt Gerald Sturdivant (748)
Sgt Chester C Dlugokencky (866)

 

WHITAKER

Movement Orders #595
15 Oct 1944
HQ AAF Herington

Also see TRICKEY

Morning Report 8 Feb 1945
Personnel Memo #6 HQ 497th BG
Assigned to 870th Bomb Squadron

 

 

(AC) Major Fred L Trickey, Jr (1093)
(P) 1st Lt Keith A Whitaker (1093)
(N) 1st Lt Buford P Johnson (1034)
(B-N) 2nd Lt Harold s Hoffman (1036)
(FE) 2nd Lt Russell B Galloway (1028)
(R) TSgt James L Elrod (2756)
(CFC) Cpl Clayton J Wallace (580)
(RG) Cpl Jerome M Plotkin (1685)
(LG) Cpl William Gregg (611)
(TG) SSgt Edward Wierzba (748)
(V) SSgt Donald J Reiman (866)

(X) MSgt Michael Ryback
1st Lt Keith A Whitaker (1024)
1st Lt Buford P Johnson (1034)
2nd Lt Harold s Hoffman (1036)
2nd Lt Russell B Galloway (1028)
TSgt James L Elrod (2756)
SSgt Clayton J Wallace (580)
Sgt Jerome M Plotkin (1685)
Sgt William Gregg (611)
SSgt Edward Wierzba (748)
SSgt Donald J Reiman (866)

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WHYTE
Arrive Saipan 26 Feb 1945
Morning Report 1 March 1945
SO 49 HQ 73rd BW
Mission No 33
18 March 1945
Morning Report 27 May 1945
SO 135 HQ 73rd BW
Duty to APO 953 Rest and Recreation Camp
1st Lt Frank H Whyte, Jr (1093)
2nd Lt John W Waring (1091)
2nd Lt David Kruidenier, Jr (1038)
2nd Lt Warren A Hollien (1035)
SSgt Morris M Pardo (737)
Cpl Charles F Marston (580)
Cpl Frank A Grabowy, Jr (2756)
Cpl Forrest E Arnold, Jr (611)
Cpl Ralph B Caldwell (611)
Cpl James F Weber (611)
Cpl James T Stull (611)
(APC) 1st Lt Frank H Whyte, Jr
(P) 2nd Lt John W Waring
(N-B) 2nd Lt David Kruidenier, Jr
(B-N) 2nd Lt Warren A Hollien
(FE) SSgt Morris M Pardo
(CFC)
(R) Cpl Frank A Grabowy, Jr
(LG) Cpl Forrest E Arnold, Jr
(RG) Cpl Ralph B Caldwell
(TG) Cpl James F Weber
(V) Cpl James T Stull
1st Lt Frank H Whyte, Jr (1093)
1st Lt John W Waring (1091)
2nd Lt David Kruidenier, Jr (1038)
2nd Lt Warren A Hollien (1035)
MSgt Morris M Pardo (737)
Sgt Charles F Marston (580)
Sgt Frank A Grabowy, Jr (2756)
Sgt Forrest E Arnold, Jr (612)
Sgt Ralph B Caldwell (612)
Sgt James F Weber (612)
Sgt William P Babits (866)
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
CAPT FRANK WHYTE
1ST LT JOHN WARING
1ST LT DAVID KRUIDENIER
1ST LT WARREN HOLLIEN
MSGT MORRIS PARDO
SSGT FRANK GRABOWY
SSGT WILLIAM BABITS
TSGT CHARLES MARSTON
SSGT FORREST ARNOLD
SSGT RALPH CALDWELL
SGT JAMES WEBER
CPL GEORGE POOLT
PVT R PETERSON

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WRIGHT
Arrive Saipan 21 July 1945
Morning Report 24 July 1945
SO 193 HQ 73rd BW
POW MISSION #2
28 AUG 1945
1st Lt Robert F Wright (1093)
1st Lt Norman S Maxwell (0142)
2nd Lt Thomas G Seversen (1024)
2nd Lt Thomas C Jacobs (1034)
2nd Lt Richard J Finder (1035)
Sgt Donald E Duprey (737
Sgt Jack C Liddie (2756)
Sgt Arthur M Brandt (580)
Sgt Anthony A Guido (1685)
Sgt Alex Stathakis (612)
Cpl Jimmy Crouse (611)
1ST LT ROBERT WRIGHT
2ND LT THOMAS SEVERSEN
2ND LT THOMAS JACOBS
2ND LT RICHARD FINDER
SGT DONALD DUPREY
SGT JACK LIDDIE
1ST LT NORMAN MAXWELL
SGT ARTHUR BRANDT
SGT ANTHONY GUIDO
SGT ALEX STOLHOKIS
CPL JIMMY CROUSE
CPL GEORGE CROUSE
MSGT ROBERT RIGGS

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