CREW LISTING

572nd BOMB SQUADRON

ROLE: PILOT

INDIVIDUAL CREW MEMBERS


Assigned
Squadron Crew Year Month Role Name Rank Serial
572572000432PAbernathy, William E.2/Lt.O731778
SOURCE: SO-10, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 1. 12 Feb 1943
NOTES: Per OO-1, Hqs 391 BG, 04/21/43, Abernathy was listed as co-pilot with Roeper to ferry a B-26 from Lake Charles to MacDill. He was not Roeper's co-pilot for the flight over.
57257200043PBlute, John W.2/Lt.O795686
SOURCE: SO-55, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 2. 19 May 1943
NOTES: Blute's crew position comes from the softback history. ADDENDUM: Blute's ASN of O795685 on the original website is incorrect. Correct ASN found in accident report and various medal award documents.
572572000435PBreiter, Bernard J.2/Lt.O672025
SOURCE: OO-11, 391st Bombardment Group, Myrtle Beach, SC. 4 Jul 1943
NOTES: Details from OO-11 (Reel B0427 page 997).
57257200043PDanforth, George L.?O25701
SOURCE: Name appears on taxi sheets for various missions. 25 Feb 1944
NOTES: Surname appears as Pilot in one or more Taxi Sheets.
572572000435PDowning, John L.Capt.O426378
SOURCE: OO-11, 391st Bombardment Group, Myrtle Beach, SC. 4 Jul 1943
NOTES: Details from OO-11 (Reel B0427 page 999).
572572000435PDunn, John J. W.2/Lt.O795450
SOURCE: OO-11, 391st Bombardment Group, Myrtle Beach, SC. 4 Jul 1943
NOTES: Details from OO-11 (Reel B0427 page 999).
5725720004312PFrancis, Roger R.Capt.O726361
SOURCE: SO-345, Hqs, AAB Godman Field, KY, Par. 1. 24 Dec 1943
NOTES: The source order shows Capt. Roger R. Francis, 0726361, as pilot for the flight overseas with Alexander, Bradshaw, and Hemend as the crew in airplane No. 42-95797. Richard Alexander explains that it did not happen that way. Capt. Francis was to fly over as Alexander's co-pilot but was transferred out of the 391st on the day before departing Godman Field.
572572000444PFry, Woodrow W.?O748173
SOURCE: Name appears on taxi sheets for various missions. 25 Feb 1944
NOTES: Surname appears as Pilot in one or more Taxi Sheets.
572572000449PGarbisch, Walter P.2/Lt.O684310
SOURCE: SO-126, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, Par. 1. 24 Sep 1944
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572572000449PGrow, Joseph A.?O747789
SOURCE: Name appears on taxi sheets for various missions. 25 Feb 1944
NOTES: Surname appears as Pilot in one or more Taxi Sheets.
57257200043PHanlon, Jack T.2/Lt.O672084
SOURCE: OO-5, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, Myrtle Beach, SC, Par. 1. 12 Jun 1943
NOTES: Order actually assigns as a co-pilot, but must show as pilot to get his name to show in individual sort.
572572000435PHarper, James L.2/Lt.O672086
SOURCE: OO-11, 391st Bombardment Group, Myrtle Beach, SC. 4 Jul 1943
NOTES: Details from OO-11 (Reel B0427 page 999).
572572000449PKelley, Henry J.2/Lt.O749257
SOURCE: Heroes pages of original website. 18 Oct 1944
NOTES: Extract from 572BS Crew lists: Lt Kelley was shot by the FFI on the evening of 12 Oct 44 in an altercation at a roadblock; he died on 18 Oct 44 and is buried in the Epinal Cemetery. Lt Kelley, of course, was unarmed.
57257200044PLubojasky, Justin C.Capt.O420612
SOURCE: Miscellaneous Sources, 1944. 1 Jan 1944
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572572000449PMacFarren, Donald J.?O714732
SOURCE: Name appears on taxi sheets for various missions. 25 Feb 1944
NOTES: Surname appears as Pilot in one or more Taxi Sheets.
572572000449w.unkMacFarren, Donald J.1/Lt.O714732
SOURCE: MACR 14863, 44-35303. 17 Aug 1945
NOTES: aircraft left Marignane, France on route to Marrakech on ferry mission. Aircraft was seen to go into vertical dive. Wreckage seen floating in sea south of Marseilles.
57257200044PMason, Tom2/Lt.O782769
SOURCE: Miscellaneous Sources, 1944. 1 Jan 1944
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572572000432PMeyer, Edward J.F/OT187558
SOURCE: OO-1, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 1. 21 Apr 1943
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572572000435PMorel, Raymond E.2/Lt.O672171
SOURCE: OO-11, 391st Bombardment Group, Myrtle Beach, SC. 4 Jul 1943
NOTES: Name appears in the caption for a picture of the Alexander crew from the original website. ASN from OO-11 (Reel B0427 page 997).
572572000PPetit, Duane E.?O522696
SOURCE: Name appears on taxi sheets for various missions. 25 Feb 1944
NOTES: Surname appears as Pilot in one or more Taxi Sheets. Pilot and crew on Detached Service from 386th Bomb Group, 554th Bomb Squadron whilst training 391st Bomb Group crews on their early combat missions.
57257200044PReed, John B.2/Lt.O700976
SOURCE: Miscellaneous Sources, 1944. 1 Jan 1944
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572572000432PRouzie, William R.2/Lt.O731668
SOURCE: SO-10, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 1. 12 Feb 1943
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572572000432PSameth, Marten2/Lt.O7890881
SOURCE: SO-10, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 1. 12 Feb 1943
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572572000PSterngold, Myron I. "Whitey"?O791251
SOURCE: Name appears on taxi sheets for various missions. 25 Feb 1944
NOTES: Surname appears as Pilot in one or more Taxi Sheets. Pilot and crew on Detached Service from 322nd Bomb Group, 451st Bomb Squadron whilst training 391st Bomb Group crews on their early combat missions.
572572000432PTribby, Wilford H.2/Lt.O662669
SOURCE: SO-10, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 1. 12 Feb 1943
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57257200043PWhitson, Jack H.Capt.O25925
SOURCE: Miscellaneous Sources, 1944. 1 Jan 1944
NOTES: This lastname comes from a taxi sheet dated 9/9/44. The particulars come from Dave Garnham's database.
572572000449PWolfe, Herman L.2/Lt.O780787
SOURCE: SO-126, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, Par. 1. 24 Sep 1944
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