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INDIVIDUAL & NON-INDIVIDUAL CREW MEMBERS


Assigned
Squadron Crew Year Month Role Name Rank Serial
HQS/UNK391106449RGAdair, Alan E.S/Sgt.15196591
SOURCE: SO-266, Par. 5; HQ, 70th Replacement Depot - Assignment of crews to various Bomb Groups. 22 Sep 1944
NOTES: As per the order, this tentative crew was assigned to the group on 22 September 1944. The crew loading lists show this crew was split up and flew with various other crews in various squadrons. Winegar became the co-pilot of Cox’s crew who later were assigned to the 1st Pathfinder Squadron. Winegar and the rest of Cox’s crew were all KIA whilst leading the 322nd Bomb Group on 23 December 1944.
HQS/UNK391000RGAnderson, Albert C.Sgt.39332121
SOURCE: SO-104, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 4. 15 Apr 1945
NOTES: Per SO-104 - transferred to 42nd Bomb Wing.
HQS/UNK391000RGBond, Clyde D.Sgt.35518814
SOURCE: SO-104, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 5. 15 Apr 1945
NOTES: Per SO-104 - transferred to 1st Pathfinder Squadron.
HQS/UNK391102447RGBotsford, Arthur E.S/Sgt.18130023
SOURCE: Accident Report, 41-31751. 24 Jul 1944
NOTES: Botsford and Kolar were killed when 41-31751 made a belly landing after engine failure 2 miles short of the runway at Lake Charles AAFB, LA. Their roles are a guess.
HQS/UNK391000RGCallahan, John E.Sgt.38509832
SOURCE: SO-104, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 3. 15 Apr 1945
NOTES: Per SO-104 - transferred to 387th Bomb Group.
HQS/UNK391000RGCase, Harold E.Sgt.19195020
SOURCE: SO-104, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 4. 15 Apr 1945
NOTES: Per SO-104 - transferred to 42nd Bomb Wing.
HQS/UNK391000RGCope, Joe B.Sgt.38514598
SOURCE: SO-104, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 3. 15 Apr 1945
NOTES: Per SO-104 - transferred to 323rd Bomb Group.
HQS/UNK391105449RGDunbar, BernardS/Sgt.15102889
SOURCE: SO-266, Par. 5; HQ, 70th Replacement Depot - Assignment of crews to various Bomb Groups. 22 Sep 1944
NOTES: As per the order, this tentative crew was assigned to the group on 22 September 1944. The crew loading lists show this crew was split up and flew with various other crews. Most were assigned to the 573rd Bomb Squadron, except for Wegenek, Gould, and Harvey who were assigned to the 572nd.
HQS/UNK391107449RGFitzgerald, Warren N.S/Sgt.19080479
SOURCE: SO-266, Par. 5; HQ, 70th Replacement Depot - Assignment of crews to various Bomb Groups. 22 Sep 1944
NOTES: As per the order, this tentative crew was assigned to the group on 22 September 1944. The crew loading lists show this crew was split up and flew with various other crews. Most were assigned to the 575th Bomb Squadron, except for Parker and Saltikoff who were assigned to the 573rd.
HQS/UNK391000RGFryskiewicz, WalterSgt.35519375
SOURCE: SO-104, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 3. 15 Apr 1945
NOTES: Per SO-104 - transferred to 397th Bomb Group.
HQS/UNK391000RGHolloway, Walter S., JrSgt.14202709
SOURCE: SO-104, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 3. 15 Apr 1945
NOTES: Per SO-104 - transferred to 323rd Bomb Group.
HQS/UNK391001444RGJones, Robert M.S/Sgt.33349386
SOURCE: SO-98, AAF STA AAF-236, Par. 3. 10 Apr 1944
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HQS/UNK391104449RGKennedy, Eugene H.S/Sgt.16045398
SOURCE: SO-266, Par. 5; HQ, 70th Replacement Depot - Assignment of crews to various Bomb Groups. 22 Sep 1944
NOTES: As per the order, this tentative crew was assigned to the group on 22 September 1944. The crew loading lists show this crew was split up and flew with various other crews. Most were assigned to the 574th Bomb Squadron, except for Kennedy and Bruce who were assigned to the 573rd.
HQS/UNK39100044RGLappe, Ralph A.T/Sgt.37184835
SOURCE: SO-1, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 4. 25 Sep 1944
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HQS/UNK39100044RGMass, Lloyd W.T/Sgt.35549183
SOURCE: SO-1, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 4. 25 Sep 1944
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HQS/UNK391000RGReinheardt, Arston L.Sgt.14049071
SOURCE: SO-104, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 3. 15 Apr 1945
NOTES: Per SO-104 - transferred to 323rd Bomb Group.
HQS/UNK3910004412RGSheppard, George I.Sgt.18202769
SOURCE: SO-104, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 3. 15 Apr 1945
NOTES: Per SO-104 - transferred to 397th Bomb Group.
HQS/UNK391108449RGSherman, William M., Jr.S/Sgt.17075370
SOURCE: SO-266, Par. 5; HQ, 70th Replacement Depot - Assignment of crews to various Bomb Groups. 22 Sep 1944
NOTES: As per the order, this tentative crew was assigned to the group on 22 September 1944. The crew loading lists show this crew was split up and flew with various other crews in various squadrons.
HQS/UNK39100044RGSmith, Earl E.Cpl.39042906
SOURCE: Miscellaneous Sources, 1944. 1 Jan 1944
NOTES: Robert A. Powell annotated the Lake Charles order SO-118 04/27/44 to indicate that Smith went to the 391st and that he was killed in action. I have been unable to verify this casualty status.
HQS/UNK391000RGStines, James H.S/Sgt.32886417
SOURCE: SO-104, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 3. 15 Apr 1945
NOTES: Per SO-104 - transferred to 394th Bomb Group.
HQS/UNK391000RGStrunk, EugeneSgt.34507982
SOURCE: SO-104, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 3. 15 Apr 1945
NOTES: Per SO-104 - transferred to 323rd Bomb Group.
HQS/UNK391000RGTaylor, Joseph D.Sgt.34146766
SOURCE: SO-104, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 3. 15 Apr 1945
NOTES: Per SO-104 - transferred to 322nd Bomb Group.
HQS/UNK39100244RGTooke, Edward A.Sgt.12207410
SOURCE: Special Orders No. 37, Par. 10; HQ, Hunter Field, GA 6 Feb 1944
NOTES: Wallin and Teague are not listed on the referenced order. Their names and serial numbers come from SO-23 Hqs Lake Charles AAF 23 Jan 44 Par 1. The tail number of the aircraft ferried over comes from SO-37 Hqs 3rd AF Staging Wing Hunter Field, 02/06/44.
HQS/UNK391000RGWebber, Alex, JrS/Sgt.36658054
SOURCE: SO-104, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 4. 15 Apr 1945
NOTES: Per SO-104 - transferred to 42nd Bomb Wing.