9th AF Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

WWII Military Service

Non-fatal Injuries

1943 - 1945

 

WWII-Medal

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Losses, accidents, crash-landings or other incidents, sometimes fatal, frequently occurred during
Training, Routine Flights, and Operational Combat Missions flown by the 416th BG.
Included below are 416th Bomb Group members who suffered Non-fatal Injuries during their WWII Military Service.


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Base: Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma

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Base: Lake Charles AAFld, Louisiana
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Oct 18, 1943 Duthu, Robert John 1Lt Pilot 670th O-736160 Seriously Injured AAR
44-10-18-21
   
Oct 18, 1943 Lee, Robert E. Jr. S/Sgt Gunner 670th 20450748 Seriously Injured AAR
44-10-18-21
   




Base: Laurel AAFld, Mississippi
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Base: AAF-170 Wethersfield RAF Station, England
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Mar 4, 1944 Ostrander, William B.   Pilot 670th O-806323 WIA AAR
44-3-4-522
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Mar 19, 1944 Chvatal, Franklin R. Sgt Gunner 671st 35512546 WIA No_Report   6
Mar 19, 1944 Dunn, Lloyd F. Capt Pilot 671st O-742399 LWIA No_Report   6
Mar 19, 1944 Powell, Vernon H. Lt Bombardier/Navigator 670th O-748029 WIA No_Report   6
Mar 19, 1944 Feistl, Joseph E. Pvt Gunner 671st 7021806 WIA No_Report   6
Mar 19, 1944 Pair, Horace F. Lt Pilot 671st O-747882 WIA No_Report   6
Mar 19, 1944 Marion, Herbert A. S/Sgt Gunner 671st   WIA No_Report   6
Mar 19, 1944 Adams, Victor P. Sgt Gunner 671st 35048327 WIA No_Report   6
Mar 23, 1944 Perkins, Ronald D. Lt Pilot 671st O-747885 WIA No_Report   8
Apr 11, 1944 Orr, John R. S/Sgt Gunner 668th 17028300 WIA No_Report   13
Apr 11, 1944 McGlohn, Charles L. Lt Pilot 670th O-806228 Seriously Injured No_Report   13
May 8, 1944 Newkirk, Arlington W. S/Sgt Gunner 668th 13157600 WIA No_Report   40
May 8, 1944 Anderson, Edwin A. S/Sgt Gunner 668th 31324736 WIA No_Report   40
May 11, 1944 Gruetzemacher, Robert O. 1Lt Pilot 670th O-421542 WIA No_Report   43
May 12, 1944 Moran, John W. S/Sgt Gunner 670th 16038462 WIA No_Report   46
May 12, 1944 Driskill, Paul B. S/Sgt Gunner 670th 38341351 WIA No_Report   46
May 13, 1944 Daugherty, Lewis M. S/Sgt Gunner 668th 14176606 WIA No_Report   47
May 19, 1944 Crispino, Joseph C. 1Lt Pilot 670th O-799946 WIA, RTD AAR
44-5-19-525


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May 20, 1944 Wing, Jeong Shew S/Sgt Gunner 669th 18158622 WIA No_Report   50
May 20, 1944 Merchant, William A. 1Lt Pilot 671st O-806300 WIA No_Report   50
May 20, 1944 Burns, Donald E. Sgt Gunner 670th 39288631 WIA No_Report   50
May 20, 1944 Fandre, Benjamin G. S/Sgt Gunner 671st 36815235 WIA No_Report   50
May 20, 1944 Hill, Luther E. 1Lt Pilot 668th O-806064 WIA No_Report   50
May 20, 1944 MacManus, Patrick F. E. Jr. 1Lt Pilot 669th O-671671 WIA No_Report   50
May 27, 1944 Zaklikiewicz, Stanley R. Sgt Gunner 670th 16078501 WIA No_Report   58
May 27, 1944 Sims, Thomas J. 2Lt Pilot 668th O-675455 WIA No_Report   58
May 27, 1944 Hewes, Harry Earl Jr. 2Lt Pilot 669th O-669722 MIA, POW, SWA, EUS MACR
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May 27, 1944 Kasper, Joseph Francis S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 669th 6944924 MIA, POW, RMN, RTD MACR
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May 28, 1944 Flacks, Francis L. S/Sgt Gunner 668th   WIA No_Report   61
Jun 3, 1944 Cook, George Moss S/Sgt Gunner 671st 38435713 WIA No_Report   65
Jun 3, 1944 Price, Robert F. Maj Pilot 668th O-431508 WIA No_Report   65
Jun 4, 1944 McBrien, Richard T. Lt Bombardier/Navigator 668th O-750085 WIA No_Report   66
Jun 6, 1944 Mish, Charles Clark 2Lt Pilot 668th O-753399 WIA No_Report   68
Jun 6, 1944 Clark, Claude J. Jr. S/Sgt Gunner 668th 18045318 WIA No_Report   68
Jun 6, 1944 Chustz, Roy F. Sgt Gunner 668th 18139562 WIA No_Report   68
Jun 6, 1944 Meng, William Jones Maj Pilot 670th O-397582 WIA No_Report   68
Jun 6, 1944 Swafford, Joseph O. Jr. S/Sgt Gunner 670th 17127295 WIA No_Report   68
Jun 6, 1944 Floyd, Claredon F. Sgt Gunner 669th 34507380 WIA No_Report   68
Jun 22, 1944 Shea, Daniel Francis Lt Pilot 670th O-026111 WIA No_Report   83
Jun 23, 1944 Hedrick, Harold R. S/Sgt   668th 14165008 WIA No_Report    
Jun 29, 1944 Shaefer, Richard F. 1Lt Pilot 668th O-025866 WIA No_Report   87
Jun 29, 1944 Fejes, John A. Jr. S/Sgt Gunner 668th 13039715 WIA No_Report   87
Jun 29, 1944 Judd, Earl R. Jr. S/Sgt Gunner 668th 39318083 WIA No_Report   87
Jun 29, 1944 McGuire, John J. Sgt Gunner 669th 17143116 WIA No_Report   87
Jun 29, 1944 Mani, Jack Sgt Gunner 669th 39560628 WIA No_Report   87
Jun 30, 1944 Ochaba, Joseph A. S/Sgt   670th 36528191 WIA No_Report    
Jul 5, 1944 Leonard, Thomas J. 2Lt Pilot 670th O-747830 WIA No_Report   90
Jul 5, 1944 Maltby, Alfred H. Lt Bombardier/Navigator 670th O-747669 WIA No_Report   90
Jul 6, 1944 Basnett, Robert J. 1Lt Bombardier/Navigator 671st O-749745 WIA No_Report   92
Jul 8, 1944 Ames, William H. 2Lt Pilot 671st O-753586 WIA No_Report   94
Jul 18, 1944 Bursiel, Francis H. 1Lt Bombardier/Navigator 668th O-749712 WIA No_Report   100
Jul 18, 1944 Sommers, Douglas T. 2Lt Pilot 670th O-750707 WIA No_Report   100
Jul 18, 1944 Conte, Ralph F. 1Lt Bombardier/Navigator 670th O-749833 WIA No_Report   101
Jul 18, 1944 Stephens, Donald W. S/Sgt Gunner 670th 39832920 WIA No_Report   101
Jul 18, 1944 Rooney, Robert J. Lt Pilot 670th O-026102 WIA, RTD No_Report   101
Jul 18, 1944 McCleary, Herbert M. S/Sgt Gunner 670th   WIA, EUS No_Report   101
Jul 18, 1944 Giesy, Samuel H. Jr. Sgt Airplane Mechanic-Gunner 668th 39554134 WIA, RTD MACR
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Jul 31, 1944 Lesher, Robert D.   Pilot 668th O-684361 WIA AAR
45-7-31-523
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Jul 31, 1944 Hedrick, Harold R.     668th 14165008 WIA AAR
45-7-31-523
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Jul 31, 1944 Antanaitis, Adolfos J.     668th 31110809 WIA AAR
45-7-31-523
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Aug 6, 1944 Burns, Donald E. Sgt Gunner 670th 39288631 WIA No_Report   116
Aug 6, 1944 Madenfort, James NMI Lt Bombardier/Navigator 669th O-681755 WIA No_Report   116
Aug 6, 1944 Evans, O. D. S/Sgt Gunner 670th 18133280 WIA No_Report   116
Aug 6, 1944 Osborne, Arthur E. Jr. Lt Pilot 668th O-684403 WIA No_Report   116
Aug 6, 1944 Forma, Warren NMI Lt Bombardier/Navigator 668th O-749633 WIA No_Report   116
Aug 6, 1944 Veazey, Charles W. Sgt Gunner 669th 14153481 WIA No_Report   116
Aug 8, 1944 Shainberg, Norman Vernon 1Lt Pilot 669th O-737483 MIA, POW, SWA, RMC, EUS MACR
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Aug 10, 1944 Kenny, James Patrick 2Lt Pilot 668th O-691368 WIA AAR
45-8-10-525
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Aug 10, 1944 Noteriani, Frank NMI Sgt Gunner 668th 20318628 Seriously Injured AAR
45-8-10-525
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Aug 10, 1944 Spadoni, James K. Sgt Gunner 668th 39034142 WIA, SIA, EUS AAR
45-8-10-525
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Aug 11, 1944 Brzezinski, Edward P. Sgt Gunner 668th 33416474 WIA No_Report   123
Aug 12, 1944 Sparling, Joseph R. 2Lt Pilot 670th O-800605 WIA AAR
45-8-12-513
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Aug 12, 1944 Brayn, Marvin R. S/Sgt Gunner 670th 12204339 ? Major injuries AAR
45-8-12-513
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Aug 12, 1944 Shaw, Elvin L. S/Sgt Gunner 670th 39206434 ? SWA, EUS AAR
45-8-12-513
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Aug 24, 1944 Hill, Luther E.   Pilot 668th O-806064 WIA AAR
45-8-24-522
   
Aug 29, 1944 Morris, Chester A. III Cpl   669th 34766097 WIA No_Report    
Sep 1, 1944 O'Hare, Arthur G. S/Sgt Assistant Airplane Crew Chief 669th 32076122 Seriously Injured No_Report    
Sep 6, 1944 Harp, Clifford J. S/Sgt Gunner 671st 15331635 WIA No_Report   139
Sep 6, 1944 Brown, Kenneth P. S/Sgt Gunner 671st 35540545 WIA No_Report   139




Base: A-55 Melun/Villaroche, France
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Sep 29, 1944 Kehoe, John William 2Lt Pilot 669th O-758184 WIA No_Report   148
Sep 29, 1944 Addleman, Raymond F. S/Sgt Gunner 670th 13125060 WIA No_Report   149
Sep 29, 1944 Eutsler, Ralph J. S/Sgt Gunner 670th 38463862 WIA No_Report   149
Sep 29, 1944 Maltby, Alfred H. Lt Bombardier/Navigator 670th O-747669 WIA No_Report   149
Oct 12, 1944 Garrett, Alvin D. S/Sgt Gunner 671st 34639222 LWS, RTD No_Report   155
Oct 13, 1944 Newell, S. P. Sgt Gunner 668th 14014441 WIA No_Report   156
Oct 13, 1944 Milhorn, Gentry L. 2Lt Pilot 671st O-760648 WIA No_Report   Training
Oct 13, 1944 Doran, Michael J. Cpl Gunner 671st   WIA No_Report   Training
Dec 2, 1944 Meagher, Joseph F. Lt Pilot 668th O-749487 SWA, EUS No_Report   164
Dec 25, 1944 Greene, William James 1Lt Pilot 669th O-026092 WIA No_Report   176
Dec 25, 1944 Britt, Jesse W. 2Lt Bombardier/Navigator 669th O-1995932 WIA No_Report   176
Jan 2, 1945 Lackner, Ralph Joseph Jr. 2Lt Pilot 668th O-760872 Slightly Injured AAR
45-1-2-527


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Jan 2, 1945 Musarra, Anthony J. Cpl Gunner 668th 13106490 Slightly Injured AAR
45-1-2-527


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Jan 2, 1945 Roberts, William H. 2Lt Pilot 668th O-759509 Slightly Injured AAR
45-1-2-525


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Jan 14, 1945 Wilson, Harold James F/O Pilot 671st T-190787 Slightly Injured AAR
45-1-14-527


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Jan 16, 1945 Poundstone, Leo E. Lt Pilot 669th O-749491 WIA No_Report   187
Jan 21, 1945 Hinker, Cletus V. S/Sgt   669th 36829684 WIA No_Report   188
Jan 23, 1945 Atkinson, Paul G. Jr. Capt Pilot 670th O-025972 SWA, RTD No_Report   191
Jan 23, 1945 Ackerson, Dale G. Lt Bombardier/Navigator 670th O-708906 SWA, EUS No_Report   191
Jan 23, 1945 Nielsen, Leland C. Capt Pilot 671st O-660790 WIA No_Report   192
Jan 23, 1945 Beck, John T. Lt   671st O-760152 WIA No_Report   192
Jan 28, 1945 Gur, Edwin L. Pfc   669th 33424382 WIA No_Report    
Feb 8, 1945 Tranchina, Carl E. Sgt Gunner 669th 32879614 SWA, EUS AAR
45-02-08-538
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Base: A-69 Laon/Athies, France
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Feb 21, 1945 Johnson, Robert K. Lt Pilot 669th WIA No_Report 209
Feb 21, 1945 Brandt, Henry E. Sgt Gunner 669th   WIA No_Report 209
Feb 21, 1945 Merritt, Theron S. Lt Pilot (Casualty On Ground) 670th O-737192 Seriously Injured No_Report 209
Feb 21, 1945 Sheley, Stanley Horace Lt Pilot (Casualty On Ground) 670th O-758084 Seriously Injured No_Report 209
Mar 18, 1945 Vars, Clifford J. 2Lt Pilot 668th O-772506 MIA, WIA, RMB, RTD MACR
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Mar 18, 1945 Chitty, Wesley D. Jr. 2Lt Pilot 670th O-718867 WIA No_Report   239
Mar 21, 1945 Edstrom, Lawrence W. 2Lt Pilot 671st O-759579 WIA No_Report   246
Mar 21, 1945 Sgroi, Anthony P. Sgt Gunner 670th   WIA No_Report   246
Mar 21, 1945 Kirk, Robert L. 1Lt Bombardier/Navigator 670th O-761328 WLD AAR
4-20-45
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Mar 23, 1945 Ford, Russell 2Lt Pilot 670th O-835177 MIA, RTD MACR
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Mar 25, 1945 Hall, Millard S/Sgt Gunner 670th 37355197 WIA No_Report   253
Mar 25, 1945 Harvest, Robert W. F/O Bombardier/Navigator 668th T-125068 WIA No_Report   253
Apr 12, 1945 Carver, James H. 1Lt Pilot 668th WIA, RTD No_Report    
Apr 12, 1945 Brown, Forest C. Pfc Airplane Armorer-Gunner 668th 37493292 WIA, RTD No_Report    
Apr 12, 1945 Graham, Nathan M. S/Sgt Aerial Gunner 668th   WIA, RTD No_Report    
Apr 12, 1945 Valentine, Carl NMI S/Sgt Airplane Crew Chief 668th 15019343 SWA, EUS, RTD No_Report    
Apr 16, 1945 Buckley, Walter C. Sgt Gunner 671st 33642160 WIA No_Report   273




Base: A-59 Cormeilles-en-Vexin, France
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