Special Orders No. 296 - 22 October 1944

Special Orders No. 296 - 22 October 1944

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Orders for B-26 Marauder crews assigned to 331st Army Air Force (AAF) Base Unit, Barksdale Field, Shreveport, Louisiana to move to the ETO.

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Special Order No. 296 - 22 October 1944 - transcript

    R­E­S­T­R­I­C­T­E­D

    HEADQUARTERS ARMY AIR BASE
    Office of the Commanding Officer
    Barksdale Field
    Shreveport, Louisiana

    CB­12

    SPECIAL ORDERS)
    :
    NUMBER.....296)

    E­X­T­R­A­C­T
    22 Oct 1944


    23. FN Q and EM AC Unasqd comprising B­26 Crews are reld fr atchd Sq S
    331st AAF Base Unit (CCTS)(MB) and WP Hunter Fld Ga via rail in time to report
    not later than 28 Oct 44 to Combat Crew Center Third Air Force Staging Wing
    for asgmt to 3AF Project OT­41 Class TMB 1026. PCS. EDCMR 28 Oct 44.

    Crew No. 1
    Q P 1/Lt 1082 Kenneth R Jenswold O886235
    NQ CP 2/Lt 1051 Donald C Adler O831070
    NQ B 1/Lt 1035 William B O'Rourke O1299936
    EG Cpl 748 James F Allen 31385748
    ROG T/Sgt 757 Robert N Thompson 18016365
    AG M/Sgt 612 Everett W Gibbs 31039146

    Crew No. 2
    NQ P 1/Lt 1082 Bob Kiriakides O886237
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 James W Sauers O830641
    Q B 2/Lt 1035 Leslie T Brock O783229
    EG Cpl 748 William J Ardiff 33791551
    ROG Sgt 757 Henry H Birtcher 35629874
    AG S/Sgt 612 William H Shipman 35427073

    Crew No. 3
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Hazen T Annis O720104
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Richard J Comer O133312
    NQ B 2/Lt 1035 Joseph Gallegos O713254
    EG Cpl 748 Seabern Atkinson 34636674
    ROG Sgt 757 William H Sanderson 19090498
    AG Cpl 612 Carl W Coon 16149828

    Crew No. 4
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Weldon J Babin Jr O719537
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Vincent E Vollono O833346
    NQ B 2/Lt 1035 William E Genders O783255
    EG Cpl 748 R L Berry Jr 18110148
    ROG Sgt 757 Arleigh B Terry 35726733
    AG Cpl 612 Louis J Costa 32532463

    Crew No. 5
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 Myron E Brown O719551
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Burling G Doolittle O833722
    Q B 2/Lt 1035 John H Hale O783257
    EG Pvt 748 George W Branch Jr 38514416
    ROG Cpl 757 Thomas E Abshier Jr 38508671
    AG Cpl 612 Charles E Cox 39571265

    Crew No. 6
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 Andrew F Clark Jr O720438
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Norman H Eaton O836747
    NQ B 2/Lt 1035 Michael J Hoarty O783422
    EG Cpl 748 James T Brown 34890161
    ROG Cpl 757 Thomas R Ackley 38457776
    AG Cpl 612 James A D'Angelo 31355512

    Crew No. 7
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 George W Clearwater Jr O721645
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 John E Ford O833728
    NQ B 2/Lt 1035 Richard B Menius O783447
    EG Cpl 748 Horace O Bunting 36676498
    ROG Cpl 757 Jacob Arzouian 12208834
    AG Cpl 612 Elmer S Dash 13187780

    Crew No. 8
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Russell H Clevenger O719560
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 James R Gallagher O833730
    Q B 2/Lt 1035 Norman J Schmit O783211
    EG Cpl 748 Harold M Mankins 38344380
    ROG Cpl 757 Clinton E Blair 18227784
    AG Cpl 612 William E Delano 42025208

    Crew No. 9
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 William E Cook O719567
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Albin J Gaj O721692
    NQ B 2/Lt 1035 Howard R Via O20 612 89
    EG Cpl 748 Vincent A Chereseavich 42004669
    ROG Cpl 757 Lawrence C Brashear 17132497
    AG Cpl 612 Samuel A Devereux 38515895

    Crew No. 10
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Leonard P Dickinson O721041
    NQ CP 2/Lt 1051 Campbell W Gore O720246
    Q B F/O 1035 Benjamin W Avera Jr T-5638
    EG Cpl 748 Ernest L Collie 33738183
    ROG Cpl 757 Eric W Brown 38496747
    AG Cpl 612 Daniel J Donovan 11120850

    Crew No. 11
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 Norman CD Dooly O721042
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 William A Hagelstein O721060
    Q B F/O 1035 Paul J Barnoskie T-5724
    EG Cpl 748 Lorenzo C Creamer Jr 31358499
    ROG Cpl 757 Robert A Burchett 37673686
    AG Cpl 612 Robert G Dowling 15404186

    Crew No. 12
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 Joseph C Dougherty O720390
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Maurice K Hand O834422
    Q B F/O 1035 John P Cannon T-5642
    EG Cpl 748 Delbert L Spears 37533035
    ROG Cpl 757 Ralph W Delashaw 18215371
    AG Cpl 612 John F Duncan 42016183

    Crew No. 13
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Jack L Engle Jr O720462
    NQ CP 2/Lt 1051 Clyde H Hardee O834424
    NQ B F/O 1035 Benjamin B Cummings T-5736
    EG Cpl 748 Alton D Dalzot 35 757 929
    ROG Cpl 757 George S Drugan 18090231
    AG Cpl 612 John W Eginton Jr 12089410

    Crew No. 14
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Robert G Altman O719528
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Jack W Cameron O834372
    NQ B 2/Lt 1035 Martin Craig O783401
    EG Cpl 748 Neubern Atkinson 34636678
    ROG Cpl 757 Richard W Edmisten 17097936
    AG Sgt 612 George H Cecil 33596320

    Crew No. 15
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Ralph N Florey Jr O721054
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Joseph E Hickey O833915
    Q B 2/Lt 1035 Bernard H Nicholls T-5664
    EG Cpl 748 Robert J Farrell 13108054
    ROG Cpl 757 Richard E Erickstrup 37566878
    AG Cpl 612 George E Eynon 15131207

    Crew No. 16
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 J E Gardner O714559
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Ray H Hogg O833743
    Q B F/O 1035 Richard D Reitler T-5621
    EG Cpl 748 Iverson F Gordon 34636339
    ROG Cpl 757 Lloyd A Filbert 37673172
    AG Cpl 612 Michael G Ferrante 3138 757 5

    Crew No. 17
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 Dale B Goodyear O721703
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Louis G Huffman O831195
    Q B F/O 1035 Francis L Smith Jr T-5626
    EG Cpl 748 Vernon A Grey 35222166
    ROG Cpl 757 Henry M Finger 18232365
    AG Cpl 612 John Foldy 36813926

    Crew No. 18
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Ernest B Gravatt O721289
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 John W Jump O834444
    NQ B 2/Lt 1035 William M Turner O2064472
    EG Cpl 748 Jack L Huebner 38540143
    ROG Cpl 757 Samuel B Golden 37320619
    AG Cpl 612 Walter R Forbes Jr 15325578

    Crew No. 19
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Orin K Hargreaves O721606
    NQ CP 2/Lt 1051 Robert L Kenyon O833763
    Q B 2/Lt 1035 Walter Paradowski O2068219
    EG Cpl 748 Clifford W Jones 39332246
    ROG Cpl 757 Richard D Hallett 3 748 1142
    AG Cpl 612 James A Gambacorta 42020844

    Crew No. 20
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 Kenneth L Henkel O718635
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Albert E Krug O720273
    NQ B 2/Lt 1035 Anderson R Peerless O2068220
    EG Cpl 748 Howard FL Jowers 34507183
    ROG Cpl 757 Thomas H Halloran 37351617
    AG Cpl 612 Lewis F Garell 33682001

    Crew No. 21
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Dayton B Herrick O721078
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Harold B Little O833775
    Q B 2/Lt 1035 Clarence H Penland O2068221
    EG Cpl 748 Marion F Malinowski 36866256
    ROG Cpl 757 Harold C Johnson Jr 37540852
    AG Cpl 612 John L Gediga 35098950

    Crew No. 22
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 John R Hinton Jr O721747
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Clayton D Lovejoy O834460
    NQ B 2/Lt 1035 Thomas E Prater O557815
    EG Cpl 748 Raymond P Milanesi 32903089
    ROG Cpl 757 George J Knight 19140095
    AG Cpl 612 Leonard J Germer 37478745

    Crew No. 23
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Arthur D Jessee O721103
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Manny Mark O833930
    NQ B 2/Lt 1035 Irvin R Bornstein O1309904
    EG Cpl 748 John M Miller 33724967
    ROG Cpl 757 William A Spencer 35627981
    AG Cpl 612 Sebastian J Gionfriddo 33 757 920

    Crew No. 24
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 George R Jordan O718658
    NQ CP 2/Lt 1051 William May O720312
    NQ B 2/Lt 1035 Franklin A Sanford O206229
    EG Cpl 748 Bynum D Perry 38529977
    ROG Cpl 757 William H Mitchell 37538068
    AG Cpl 612 Marvin E Goldford 36481805

    Crew No. 25
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Robert H Josephson O721109
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 John O McDaniels Jr O831232
    Q B 2/Lt 1035 John H Schaal O2068230
    EG Pvt 748 Wilbur O Pritchett 38434629
    ROG Cpl 757 Fred W Moore 18197876
    AG Cpl 612 Richard J Grant 11057681

    Crew No. 26
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Robert H Kegarise O721115
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Henry L McGill Jr O833942
    Q B 2/Lt 1035 Richard F Sher O2068231
    EG Cpl 748 Robert R Rollins 15336398
    ROG Cpl 757 Bernard L Oligschlaeger 37222599
    AG Cpl 612 Richard Graves 37565715

    Crew No. 27
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 John M Laferty Jr O720274
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 William L McKay O720303
    Q B 2/Lt 1035 John C Therkildsen O2068237
    EG Cpl 748 Douglas D Rowe 34810738
    ROG Cpl 757 John J Paulus 36652324
    AG Cpl 612 Kenneth W Gray 36685768

    Crew No. 28
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Robert E Lee O718685
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Sherwood B Miller O831239
    Q B 2/Lt 1035 Arthur A Thompson Jr O2068163
    EG Cpl 748 Wilford L Shafer 39333811
    ROG Cpl 757 Leonard E Rolla 12176553
    AG Cpl 612 Joseph P Gumkowski 31337104

    Crew No. 29
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 William H Lehfeldt O718686
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Dalton H Mulloney Jr O833795
    Q B 2/Lt 1035 John O Thutt O2068238
    EG Cpl 748 John L Shirkey 35656772
    ROG Cpl 757 John S Sansavera 35058700
    AG Cpl 612 Ray V Henriott 35705361

    Crew No. 30
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 Frank L Lepinski O721129
    NQ CP 2/Lt 1051 Norman J Nett O834481
    Q B 2/Lt 1035 Leon J Vaccarella O2068239
    EG Cpl 748 John W Hendricks 37520324
    ROG Cpl 757 Fred W Schenk 32773208
    AG Cpl 612 Arthur W Hamilton 13188343

    Crew No. 31
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 Robert W Marsh O720308
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 George L Pratt O833575
    Q B F/O 1035 Henry J Picinski T-131615
    EG Cpl 748 Richmond Slone 35869422
    ROG Cpl 757 Francis M Semmes 34802313
    AG Cpl 612 Norbert F Hoerst 35804286

    Crew No. 32
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Albert C Martin O721817
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 John W Shipp O833824
    Q B F/O 1035 Mardyle O Pigott T-131616
    EG Cpl 748 Thomas F Smead 38440340
    ROG Cpl 757 George I Sheppard 18202769
    AG Cpl 612 Nathan L Kelly 16021843

    Crew No. 33
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Ted E Martin O720310
    NQ CP 2/Lt 1051 Seymour Smith O834049
    Q B F/O 1035 William H Rochefort T-131618
    EG Cpl 748 Frank J Spiewak 36754293
    ROG Cpl 757 Robert L Silverston 36557244
    AG Cpl 612 Robert E Mann 36870445

    Crew No. 34
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 James E McLaurin O578447
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 James K Blanton Jr O667922
    Q B F/O 1035 Clifford J Running T-131619
    EG Cpl 748 Albert Tarret 33605165
    ROG Cpl 757 Duncan R Smith 11071740
    AG Cpl 612 Harry LF Martin 13169959

    Crew No. 35
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 William C Morris O720326
    NQ CP 2/Lt 1051 John S Stubblefield O833622
    NQ B F/O 1035 Constantine Sakatos T-131620
    EG Pvt 748 Jack W Tillotson 34635678
    ROG Cpl 757 Joseph L Smith 33 757 186
    AG Cpl 612 Paul McCormick 16161026

    Crew No. 36
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Jack Mozian O720325
    NQ CP 2/Lt 1051 Hugh B Swain O828637
    Q B F/O 1035 William E Stevens T-131627
    EG Cpl 748 Lawrence T Wardlow 35871880
    ROG Cpl 757 Jerome V Stratman 37478404
    AG Cpl 612 Victor Montgomery 16160756

    Crew No. 37
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Richard C Naugle O720331
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Ralph F Turner Jr O833444
    Q B F/O 1035 George W Sutcliffe T-131630
    EG Cpl 748 Joseph O Werra 36822556
    ROG Cpl 757 John B Amber 15072426
    AG Cpl 612 Eugene T Morris 36763095

    Crew No. 38
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 Austin C Pitman O718744
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 Ralph G Twining O833445
    Q B F/O 1035 Casimir L Szaj T-131631
    EG Cpl 748 Richard J Wilbourne 35232970
    ROG Cpl 757 Billy J Thornblom 18231734
    AG Cpl 612 John Norminton 39559094

    Crew No. 39
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Allen J Poor O718747
    NQ CP 2/Lt 1051 Richard A Watkins O831862
    Q B F/O 1035 Arthur B Trafton T-131634
    EG Cpl 748 Grayson G Wooldridge 33634921
    ROG Cpl 757 Joseph A Valhos 31145184
    AG Cpl 612 Charles T Obley 37525923

    Crew No. 40
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Harry E Porter O720562
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 John G Wharton O718814
    Q B F/O 1035 Thomas F Walters T-131636
    EG Pvt 748 Marvin Feldman 32979204
    ROG Cpl 757 Raymond M Vargo 38496738
    AG Cpl 612 George Panosian 36581408

    Crew No. 41
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 Ralph A Spurrier O719785
    Q CP 2/Lt 1051 James M Wilcus O833649
    Q B F/O 1035 Stanley P Wasilewski T-131638
    EG Cpl 748 William H Kane Jr 32729999
    ROG Cpl 757 Frederick J Wentz 39399394
    AG Cpl 612 Henry Pieknik 11139207

    Crew No. 42
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 James H Stone O720599
    NQ CP F/O 1051 Amidon L Bookwalter T-63664
    Q B F/O 1035 Richard J Waters T-131639
    EG Cpl 748 Thomas D Gleason 38391443
    ROG Cpl 757 James E White Jr 37619130
    AG Cpl 612 Edwin L Poindexter 14116509

    Crew No. 43
    NQ P 2/Lt 1082 John B Walters O719522
    Q CP F/O 1051 Nicholas Chacos T-65514
    Q B F/O 1035 Winfield H White Iii T-131641
    EG S/Sgt 748 Frank McInnis 34260012
    ROG T/Sgt 757 William R Pharis 37101449
    AG Cpl 612 James C Rider 15119044

    Crew No. 44
    Q P 2/Lt 1082 Charles R Wolfe O719525
    Q CP F/O 1051 Clarence H Dickinson T-65525
    Q B F/O 1035 Alexander J Wicek T-131643
    EG Cpl 748 Stephen F Gregg 18176568
    ROG Cpl 757 Joseph P Monahan 32807012
    AG Cpl 612 John B McCready 33694431

    Crew No. 45
    NQ P F/O 1082 Horace G Fowler T-125927
    Q CP F/O 1051 Warren D Hackamack T-65541
    Q B F/O 1035 Robert F Worthington T-131644
    EG S/Sgt 748 Edward A Luebbert 37370025
    ROG T/Sgt 757 Joseph A A Blanchard 31080357
    AG Cpl 612 James W Taylor Jr 13082192

    Crew No. 46
    Q P F/O 1082 Richard T Lloyd T-125912
    Q CP F/O 1051 William C Wilson T-63721
    Q B F/O 1035 Joseph M Zagariello T-131645
    EG S/Sgt 748 Charley Jensen 37448931
    ROG T/Sgt 757 Lawrence H Chatham 38132204
    AG Sgt 612 Joseph A Rine 33019974

    All personnel transferred by this order will have their mail addressed as
    follows pending receipt of further instructions:
    RANK NAME SERIAL NUMBER
    Combat Crew Center
    Third Air Force Staging Wing
    Hunter Field, Georgia

    Personnel will not be accompanied by dependents; neither will dependents
    join personnel at Hunter Fld, Georgia, or any other concentration point. Symbol
    Q indicates Bachelor Officer Quarters terminated under the provisions of Par 13b
    AR 210­10 effective 26 Oct 44. Symbol NQ indicates adequate public qrs not furn
    this station (Par 19b (2) AR 35­4220).

    1ST LT 1082 KENNETH R JENSWOLD 0886235 AC is asgd duty as Provisional Group
    Leader and Train Commander for this movement.

    FN EM MD Sq H 331st AAF Base Unit (CCTS)(MB) are detailed duty as Medical
    Attendants to accompany the troops by rail fr this sta to Hunter Fld Ga and
    upon completion of this TD will return to this their proper station.

    Cpl 861 Elmer A Anderson 36233155 Cpl 264 Edwin M Moore 34701639

    Kitchen car facilities will be utilised for rationing personnel. FN EM
    Sq A 331st AAF Base Unit (CCTS)(MB) are asgd duty as mess personnel for the
    journey fr this Sta to Hunter Fld Ga and upon completion of this TD will
    return by rail to this their proper station.

    Sgt Omar F Gaulin 31151930 IN CHARGE
    Sgt Sabbatillo Cerasuolo 11087430
    Pfc Clyde R Seacrist 35656352
    Pfc Elbert S Wilson 34671582
    Pfc Maurice G Cote 31320306
    Pfc Otto Dupuy 38372294
    Pfc Ernest Stanley 35654492
    Pvt Arthur T Berggren Jr 38193313

    Prov of Cir 341 WD 43 as amended and Ltr Hq 8th SC file SPLDA 430 (Troop
    Train) subj: "Troop Trains, Sales Accounts", dtd 21 Feb 44 apply and will be
    complied with.

    QMC will furn rations under the prov of Cir 341 WD 43 as amended for one
    hundred thirty eight (138) Officers and one hundred forty eight(148) enlisted men
    for one and two­thirds (1 2/3) days. The one and two­thirds (1 2/3) days
    rations furn includes one (1) addl meal for emergency use only.

    It being impracticable tor the Govt to furn rats in kind for EM indicated
    as mess personnel and medical attendants for the journey from Hunter Fld Ga
    to this sta the FD will pay mon alws par Sec II Par 2a AR 35­4520 a/r $1.00
    per meal for five (5) meals for ten (10) EM.
    ­
    TTG. TC will furn nec rail T. TDN 501—31 P 433­01­02­03­04­05­07­08 A
    212/50425; QSA 507­5150 7­610 P 111­08 A 212/50502. Auth: Rest Telg 3BCCB
    1514 Hq III Bomb Comd MacDill Fld Fla dtd 16 Oct 44.


    By order of Colonel WRIGHT:
    AUDREY A. LINSEAU
    1st Lt., AC
    Asst Adjutant

    OFFICIAL:
    AUDREY A. LINSEAU
    1st Lt., AC
    Asst Adjutant

    DISTRIBUTION:
    100 ­ Lt Jenswold (CO Sq S 331st AAF BU)
    15 ­ Sgt Gaulin (CO Sq S 331st AAF BU)
    12 ­ ea O (CO Sq S 331st AAF BU)
    4 ­ ea EM (CO Sq S 331st AAF BU)
    40 ­ CO Sq S 331st AAF BU
    15 ­ Cpl Anderson (CO Sq S 331st AAF BU)
    10 ­ CO 3AF Staging Wg Hunter Fld Ga
    2 ­ CO Hunter Fld Ga
    8 ­ Base Fin O
    6 ­ Base Trans O
    2 ­ CG 3AF
    3 ­ CG III 88
    1 ­ Ea director, Stat O, Air Insp, Comdt of Troops, BOQ
    3 ­ Base QM Sales O, Postal O
    5 ­ Pers Sec, Base QM
    1 ­ O Sec, Instrument Trainer Dept
    3 ­ Ground Tng Div, Flying Eng Div, Flight Opns
    1 ­ CO Sq H, A, 331st AAF BU; CG 8SvC
    ­

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