CREW LISTING

575th BOMB SQUADRON

ROLE: BOMBARDIER

INDIVIDUAL CREW MEMBERS


Assigned
Squadron Crew Year Month Role Name Rank Serial
575575000432BNBacon, Albert N.2/Lt.O733128
SOURCE: 391BG Mission Records: Medal Awards and Crew Loading Lists. 15 Feb 1943
NOTES: Bacon appears in 69 crew loading lists.
575575000455BBorgardt, Gottleib2/Lt.O1996055
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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575575000432BBranaman, Earl L.2/Lt.O733139
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 4. 7 Feb 1943
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5755750004312BNBrooks, Richard2/Lt.O744919
SOURCE: 391BG Mission Records: Medal Awards and Crew Loading Lists. 15 Feb 1943
NOTES: Details from Crew Loading Lists. Brooks regularly flew with the Tucker crew.
575575000449BBunk, Ralph F.1/Lt.O746981
SOURCE: SO-126, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, Par. 4. 24 Sep 1944
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575575000444w.togComer, Jack S.S/Sgt.10601613
SOURCE: MACR 06649, 42-95821. 8 Jul 1944
NOTES: Bombardier - no.4. Stalnaker continued on bomb run after he was hit but was losing altitude. NB Role assumed to be Togglier.
575575000TOGCovino, Anthony A.S/Sgt.31406691
SOURCE: Name appears in picture caption. 1 Jan 1943
NOTES: Name appears in the caption for a picture of the Leavitt crew from the original website. Details obtained from SO-75 & SO-104.
575575000432BDrake, Leo A., Jr.2/Lt.O733161
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 4. 7 Feb 1943
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575575000432BFlessing, Donald W.2/Lt.O733172
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 4. 7 Feb 1943
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575575000444w.bGarside, John A.1/Lt.O671339
SOURCE: MACR 11661, 42-107671. 23 Dec 1944
NOTES: Bombardier - Box 1, lead flight,no.1. 50 to 75 enemy aircraft. Attacked from rear in waves of 15 to 20 at a time. He saw 42-107671 with left engine on fire and right engine feathered.
575575000432BHathaway, Robert I.2/Lt.O730724
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 4. 7 Feb 1943
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575575000432BLanford, Edwin H.1/Lt.O666683
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 4. 7 Feb 1943
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575575000432BLaufman, Herbert J.2/Lt.O732863
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 4. 7 Feb 1943
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575575000432BMcCarty, John F.2/Lt.O666054
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 4. 7 Feb 1943
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575575000432TOGMcCutcheon, Roy B.S/Sgt.19065411
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 2. 7 Feb 1943
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575575000432TOGMurphy, Francis J.S/Sgt.19069281
SOURCE: SO-7, Hqs, 391st Bombardment Group, MacDill Field, FLA, Par. 2. 7 Feb 1943
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5755750004312BMurphy, Francis J.O534308
SOURCE: 391BG Mission Records: Medal Awards and Crew Loading Lists. 15 Feb 1943
NOTES: Murphy'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.
57557500044BPalmer, Wayne R.1/Lt.O681761
SOURCE: SO-1, 9th Bombardment Div, Par. 4. 25 Sep 1944
NOTES: This order lists aircrew personnel for return to the ZI.
575575000455BParravani, Frank A.2/Lt.O1824790
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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5755750004312BNPeterson, Warren E.Lt.O673685
SOURCE: 575BS History - Reel A0644 21 Jan 1943
NOTES: 575BS History (Reel A0644 page 1229) states that he was assigned to the squadron as Bombardier in December 1943.
575575000BYoung, Robert F. S.10601631
SOURCE: 391BG Mission Records: Medal Awards and Crew Loading Lists. 15 Feb 1943
NOTES: Young'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.