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Spcl Order 261 19 SEPT 1944

The order sent 16 aircrews of the 9TH to Pyote, Texas as a permanent change of station. Five of those crews would come to Tinian in March and April of 1945 as replacement crews, and rejoin the 9TH Bomb Group.

At least three other crews were replacements for the 73d Wing on Saipan.

Those that rejoined the 9Th , with most if not all of their original crew members, were as follows:

57A A/C Capt Jack Q. Payne
58A A/C Capt George L. Davis
56B A/C 2/LT William A. Reynolds
9-6B A/C Capt Joseph J. Lingle
9-7B A/C Capt Walter S. Tulloch

From 313TH Bomb Wing Orders, assignments for Lingle and his men, and a list for Davis are included below. S.O. 60 17 MARCH 1945

The following named crew members, 504th Bomb Group, are reld fr asgmt and dy that orgn, and are asgd to the 9th Bomb Group, this sta, and will report to the CO thereof for dy. No travel involved. PCS. Auth XXI BC Reg 35-23, dd 20 Feb 45. EDCMR 16 Mar 45.

CAPT 1093 Joseph J. Lingle 0395663 AC
2D LT 1091 Cecil E. Gillespie 0771693 AC
2D LT 1038 Wayland W. Williams 02063511 AC
2D LT 1096 Theodore Kupferman 06889614 AC
2D LT 0142 Willie E. Anderson 02074 622 AC
S/SGT 737 Frank G. LaBarrer, JR 13029153  
CPL 2756 Stanley E. Descutels 32664851  
CPL 580 Conway S. Snyder 19073672  
CPL 611 Richard B. Willson, Jr 42021993  
CPL 611 Alfred C. Thomas 42021993  
CPL 611 Geraard A. Vickey 33682792  

 

S. O. 70 27 MARCH 1945 (page break)

8. The following named crew members HR this Hq, in compliance with Par 1, Opns 0 69, PD, WCW, ATC, dd 13 Mar 45, are further asgd to 9th Bomb Group, this sta, and will report to the CO thereof for dy. No travel involved. PCS. Auth XXI BC Reg 35-23, dd 20 Feb 45. EDCMR 25 Mar 45.

CAPT 1093 George L. Davis 0-416280 AC
2ND LT 1091 Harry E. Rumstay 0-823695 AC
2ND LT 1038 Calvin G. Lawson 0-2056423 AC
2ND LT 1035 John L. Flournoy, Jr 0-674746 AC
Par 5, S0/#7C, Hq 313th Bomb Wg. dd 27 Mar 45, cont.
2ND LT 1038 Frank C. Buhlman 0-2074657 AC
T/SGT 737 Heyward B. Davis 16027263  
CPL 2756 Elden Y. Bertz 33831151  
CPL 580 Cleo N. Gagnon 11099009  
CPL 611 Ernest L. Hepler 13194290  
CPL 611 Victor Deeb 37485324  
CPL 611 David D. McRae, Jr 14116460  



Other crews that arrived as replacements include S.O. 73 30 MARCH 1945
SO#, Hq 313th Bomb Wing, dd 300Mar 45, cont.

8. The following-named crew members, HR this Hq, in compliance with Par 11, Opns 0 #75, PD, WCW, ATC, Mather Fld, Calif., dd 19 Mar 45, are further asgd to the 9th Bomb Group, this sta, and will report to the CO thereof for dy. No travel involved, PCS. Auth XXI BC REG 35-23, dd 20 Feb 45. EDCMR 29 Mar 45.

Crew No. FM. . . AL-37

1ST LT 1093 Carl Donica 0738357 AC
F/C 1091 Walter R. Conrow T5967 AC
2D LT 1038 Claude Houchin 02068669 AC
2D LT 1035 Lorance W. Neifert 0751607 AC
2D LT 1038 William J. Jenkins 02072466 AC
SGT 737 Finch B. Clarke 36237766  
CPL 2756 Keithen D. Poe 33659439  
CPL 580 James E. Eddy 17122557  
CPL 611 William S. Regan 31157073  
CPL 611 H.J. Buckhalt 34816595  
CPL 611 Robert C. Wilkinson 33431688  


5. The following-named crew members, HR this Hq, in compliance with Par 1, S 0 #75, Hq 73rd Bomb Wing, APO 237, dd 24 Mar 45, are further asgd to the 9th Bomb Group, this sta, and will report to the CO thereof for dy. No travel involved, PCS. Auth XXI BC REG 35-23, dd 20 Feb 45. EDCMR 24 Mar 45.

Crew No. FL---AE-5

1ST LT 1093 Orien T. Clark 0748153 AC
2D LT 1091 Warren B . Eaton 0776256 AC
2D LT 1038 Leo Berg 02068652 AC
2D LT 1035 Robert B. Shields 02068056 AC

 

8. The following-named crew members, HR this Hq, in compliance with Par 3, Opns 0 #106, PD, WCW, ATC, Mather Fld, Calif., dd 21 Apr 45, are further asgd to the 9th Bomb Group, this sta, and will report to the CO thereof for dy. No travel involved, PCS. Auth XXI BC REG 35-23, dd 20 Feb 45. EDCMR 6 May 45.

Crew No. FP-112-AE-38

1ST LT 1093 John C. Prehoda 0809039 AC
1ST LT 1091 Dave H. Henderson 10069565 AC
F/O 1034 John A. Kraft T138973 AC
F/O 1035 Warren L. Warchus T8358 AC
2D LT 0142 Curtis L. Everett 0702110 AC
S/SGT 737 Mark R. Snively 1506 7500  
SGT 580 James W. Morgan 33917037  
SGT 2756 William W. McGlothlin 37524317  
SGT 611 Norman A. Lombardo 35534558  
CPL 611 John T. Sindall 13141247  
CPL 611 George L. Reinhert, Jr 34708940  

Below is the actual page for the above replacement crew

no.8


SO# 102, Hq 313th Bomb Wing, dd 29 Apr 45, cont.

9. The following-named crew members, HR this Hq, in compliance with Par 1, Opns 0 #106, PD, WCW, ATC, Mather Fld, Calif., dd 21 Apr 45, are further asgd to the 9th Bomb Group, this sta, and will report to the CO thereof for dy. No travel involved, PCS. Auth XXI BC REG 35-23, dd 20 Feb 45. EDCMR 6 May 45.

Crew No. FP-112-AE-9

2D LT 1093 George F. Keller 0820765 AC
2D LT 1091 Carelton M Holden 0836796 AC
2D LT 1034 Eugene V. Correll, Jr 02078937 AC
2D LT 0142 Stanley H. Levine 02065876 AC
1ST LT 1035 Walter R. Ross 01323741 AC
S/SGT 737 Shelby L Fosler 20460709  
SGT 580 Robert M Conley 36946965  
SGT 2756 Martin L. Zapf 42104732  
CPL 611 Gerald J. Blake 12238769  
CPL 611 Travers Harman 33190601  
CPL 611 Christus M. Nikitas 31389684  

Below is the actual page for the above replacement crew

no.8

 

S.O. 55 12 March 1945

2. The following-named crew members, HR this Hq, in compliance with Par 1, Opns 0 #61, PD, WCW, ATC, Mather Fld, Calif., dd 5 Mar 45, are further asgd to the 9th Bomb Group, this sta, and will report upon arrival thereat to the CO 9th Bomb Group for dy. No travel involved, PCS. Auth XXI BC REG 35-23, dd 20 Feb 45. EDCMR 11 Mar 45.


2D LT William G. Barneyback 0745034 AC
F/O John D. McGrath T-64130 AC
2D LT William Rosen 0929466 AC
1ST LT Kenneth H. Stephens 0663676 AC
2D LT William J. Summy 02070180 AC
S/SGT Charles W. Dougherty 33044594  
CPL Kenneth E. Logan 36756060  
CPL Henry O. Nash, Jr 14094107  
CPL Joseph Murdock 36575750  
CPL Joe D. Mann 14200165  
CPL Robert C. Orman 34923494  

 

S.O. 70 27 MARCH 1945

13. The following-named crew members, HR this Hq, in compliance with Par 3, Opns 0 #75, PD, WCW, ATC, dd 19 Mar 45, are further asgd to the 9th Bomb Group, this sta, and will report to the CO thereof for dy. No travel involved, PCS. Auth XXI BC REG 35-23, dd 20 Feb 45. EDCMR 26 Mar 45.

Crew No. FM---AL-25

2D LT 1093 Edward Sullivan 0802362 AC
F/O 1091 John T. Hostey T-5861 AC
2D LT 1038 Harold T. Nelson, Jr 02068724 AC
2D LT 1035 James A. Reinhart, Jr 0772730 AC
2D LT 1038 Harvey M. Glick 02072443 AC
S/SGT 737 Frederick E. Hulse 6919449  
CPL 2756 Robert W. Seitz 17157929  
CPL 580 Delroy L. Hartel 17143898  
CPL 611 Jean J. Schwarz 42069407  
CPL 611 Marvin J. Greenspan 12229735  
CPL 611 Nick Gazibarc, Jr 33917001  


S.O. 70 27 MARCH 1945

16. The following-named crew members, HR this Hq, in compliance with Par 5, Opns 0 #75, PD, WCW, ATC, dd 19 Mar 45, are further asgd to the 9th Bomb Group, this sta, and will report to the CO thereof for dy. No travel involved, PCS. Auth XXI BC REG 35-23, dd 20 Feb 45. EDCMR 26 Mar 45.

Crew No. FM---AL-34

2D LT 1093 Joseph B. Webb 0526415 AC
F/O 1093 Rudolph P. Skodack T-4742 AC
2D LT 1038 Arnold L. Wachenheim 02068805 AC
F/O 1035 LeRoy A Weiskope T134371 AC
2D LT 1038 Robert W. Barr 02073007 AC
SGT 737 Samuel J. Newkirk 35470272  
CPL 2756 Boyd C. Bronson 39917847  
CPL 580 John H. Murphy, Jr 36864676  
CPL 611 Sam C. Arkules 36695938  
CPL 611 John D Dvorak 14200197  
CPL 611 Lawrence Falick 12228467