CREW LISTING

574th BOMB SQUADRON

ROLE: BOMBARDIER

INDIVIDUAL CREW MEMBERS


Assigned
Squadron Crew Year Month Role Name Rank Serial
574574000442w.bArena, Albert1/Lt.O745795
SOURCE: MACR 06649, 42-95821. 8 Jul 1944
NOTES: Bombardier - In Metelsky aircraft. Stalnaker on left. Heavy and accurate FLAK in target area. 5 chutes. Aircraft peeled to right, stalled, and crashed.
574574000BBaird?UNK132
SOURCE: Name from Mission #251 taxi sheet. 11 Mar 1945
NOTES: Surname appears as Bombardier in Taxi Sheet for mission #251.
574574000432BBott, John P.2/Lt.O733137
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 4. 7 Feb 1943
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574574000447w.togBurgess, James A.S/Sgt.20616124
SOURCE: MACR 12203, 44-67914. 25 Jan 1945
NOTES: Togglier. Box 2, high flight, no.3. Warrington pulled out of formation and began losing altitude. The left wing and forward bomb bay were burning. I saw one man bail out but no chute. 3 chutes seen when aircraft at 2000 feet. NB Role assumed to be AG.
574574000432BChalsky, Herbert H.1/Lt.O731023
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 4. 7 Feb 1943
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57457400044BCline, Earl E.2/Lt.O2061147
SOURCE: Miscellaneous Sources, 1944. 1 Jan 1944
NOTES: From the hardback history, Lt. Cline was flying with Lt. Matus when they were shot down on 12/23/44.
574574000BDougherty, Jack M.2/Lt.O673669
SOURCE: Name appears in picture caption. 1 Jan 1943
NOTES: Name appears in the caption for a picture of the Horridge crew. ADDENDUM: Dougherty's serial number, forenames, and rank have since been obtained from the Medal Awards and Crew Loading Lists of the 391BG Mission Records.
574574000432BDwyer, Benjamin W.1/Lt.O666016
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 4. 7 Feb 1943
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574574000453BEwick, Harland2/Lt.O1995973
SOURCE: Operations Orders No. 3; HQ, 391st Bombardment Group - Qualifed as Lead Combat Team. 1 Mar 1945
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574574000432BFrandsen, Warren E.2/Lt.O666021
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 4. 7 Feb 1943
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574574000444BHeron, Hugh D.10601614
SOURCE: 391BG Mission Records: Medal Awards and Crew Loading Lists. 15 Feb 1943
NOTES: Heron's name appears in the 391BG Mission Records (crew loading lists), but was not listed on the original website. They could appear in one or more website photographs.
574574000432BIsaacs, Bradley2/Lt.O731172
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 4. 7 Feb 1943
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574574000449w.bLee, Leonard F.2/Lt.O712178
SOURCE: MACR 12222, 42-107720. 10 Feb 1945
NOTES: Bombardier - Box 2, second flight, no.1. Aircraft 720 hit in right wing by FLAK. The wing was blown off, aircraft then turned over onto its back, and burst into flames.
574574000449BMcCord, Marvin O., Jr.Capt.O729773
SOURCE: SO-126, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, Par. 3. 24 Sep 1944
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5745740004412w.bMcNamara, James J.2/Lt.O783446
SOURCE: MACR 11485, 42-95838. 23 Dec 1944
NOTES: Bombardier - Box 1, low flight, no.5.
5745740004412w.bMcNamara, James J.2/Lt.O783446
SOURCE: MACR 12222, 42-107720. 10 Feb 1945
NOTES: Bombardier - Box 2, second flight, no.4. Right wing of 107720 received direct hit in right wing engine nacelle, and right wing and engine were blown off. Aircraft flipped onto its back and began to spin downwards.
574574000435BOlshak, Raymond F.1/Lt.O660389
SOURCE: SO-55, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA. 19 May 1943
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574574000432BSmutsky, Charles B.2/Lt.O733239
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 4. 7 Feb 1943
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574574000455BWalsh, James J.2/Lt.O2072331
SOURCE: Operations Orders No. 6, Par. 1,2; HQ, 391st Bombardment Group - Fully Qualified to Fly as Lead Combat Team. 1 May 1945
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