CREW LISTING

574th BOMB SQUADRON

ROLE: NAVIGATOR

INDIVIDUAL CREW MEMBERS


Assigned
Squadron Crew Year Month Role Name Rank Serial
574574000453NDoyle, Walter G.1/Lt.O660466
SOURCE: Operations Orders No. 3; HQ, 391st Bombardment Group - Qualifed as Lead Combat Team. 1 Mar 1945
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574574000455NIsola, Arthur2/Lt.O2079360
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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57457400044NKinnan, Bernard C.Capt.O807236
SOURCE: Miscellaneous Sources, 1944. 1 Jan 1944
NOTES: I assume Kinman to be a pilot. His name comes from an extract of an R&R order sent to me by Clyde Kirkbride.
ADDENDUM: Various orders and Crew Loading Lists show Kinnan was a Lead Navigator with the 574th Bomb Squadron, and later with Group HQ.
574574000455NRehtmeyer, Calvin A.2/Lt.O2079477
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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574574000447NSaathoff, Wilbert L.1/Lt.O748106
SOURCE: Miscellaneous Sources, July 1944. 1 Jul 1944
NOTES: From a personal letter (January, 2001) Saathoff tells me that he was transferred from the 409th, where he had been since its inception to the 391st, 574th. He says that the 574th had only one other navigator. Saathoff flew with Watkinson until his tour was completed in about a month; then he flew with Bill Morris until Morris completed his tour in November. Thereafter, Saathoff flew as lead navigator with various flight leaders until his tour was completed in late February, 1945.
574574000432NSharp, David W.2/Lt.O791002
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 4. 7 Feb 1943
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574574000455NWalters, Thomas F.2/Lt.O2015463
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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