Listed are the names of over 2,500 men and women who served in the ground echelon of the 392nd Bomb Group. The names come from military orders, the books Liberators from Wendling and 20th Century Crusaders, issues of the 392nd Bomb Group Memorial Association NEWS, squadron rosters, diaries, personal recollections, and names written next to photographs in the 392nd archives. Ranks are as they appear on the source document and do not reflect subsequent promotions. If you have corrections or additions, please contact the 392nd Bomb Group at by Clicking Here.
THE FOLLOWING IS OUR CURRENT LIST OF GROUND ECHELON'S PHOTOS WITH LAST NAMES STARTING WITH "O"
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Name Rank Unit Source Comments Photo Location Oatis, Edmund Maj Postal Finance Ofcr 392, 17Mar44 O'Banion, Paul E. Pfc 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 Truck Driver O'Barr, Mitchell C. Pvt 577th and 1287th MP Co (AVN) 392, 24Mar44 MOS=521, Airman Basic O'Boyle, Kenneth N. Cpl 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 Armorer 578th Sqdn Armament Section Spinelli & O'Boyle Obremski, Peter P. Pvt 577th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 521 = Airman Basic O'Brian, Jack J. Pfc 10thStaCompSq LFW O'Brien, Brendan Q. 1/Lt 579th 392, 23Jan44 O'Brien, Charles F. Pfc 806th Chem Co GO#2, 27Apr45 Awarded the Good Conduct Medal. O'Brien, Walter W. T/Sgt 577th 392, 21Jul44 Placed on indefinite TD with Det "A" 1287th MP Co (Avn).Perhaps had finished combat tour. O'Brien, William E. Pvt 579th SO#10, 30Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic O'Brien, William J. Pvt 577th SO#9, 29Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic O'Brien, William L. Cpl 577th SO#11, 1Apr43 MOS 683 = Bombsight Mechanic (Sperry) O'Connell, Robert W. Sgt 577th 577 roster 2May45 O'Conner, Miles F. Pfc 10th SCS SO#73, 1May44 MOS change from 521 to 405.Per SO#66, 23Mar45, transferred to 12th Reinf Depot for transfer to infantry; MOS 405.Per GO#3, 30May44, awarded the Good Conduct Medal. O'Connor, Danny Pfc McBride Wedding Party O'Connor, George 1/Lt 578th LFW 578th Sq Ordnance Officer Ordnance Officeres 14 July 44 O'Connor, John J. T/Sgt 18th Weather Sta SO#50, 1Apr44 assigned, atchd to 10th SCS for quarters and rations.32286155 Ockiniak, Frank Gp
Spinelli & O'Boyle O'Connor, John G. Pvt Gp Hq and 578th SO#6, 23Mar43 MOS 501 = Admin and Tech Clerk Odierno, Frank Pvt 578th SO#9, 29Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic O'Donnell, Howard E. Pvt 577th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 555 = Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker Oettinger, James S. Pfc 579th SO#20, 16Apr43 MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer Ogea, Robert A. Cpl 10thStaCompSq LFW Oksenial, Frank J. Pvt 10thStaCompSq LFW Oliver, Frank Pvt 579th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 555 = Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker 579th ground crew going on a pass Olivier, Leon J. Pvt 579th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic Olsen, Arthur H. Pvt 578th SO#16, 9Apr43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic.Per LFW, Painter. Olson, Arthur Sgt 579th S-2 Staff S-2 Staff S-2 Personnel Olson, Donald W. Sgt 577th SO#50, 5Mar45 Placed on indefinite TD with 1287th MPs. Olson, Edmund S. Sgt 579th SO#66, 31Oct43 In Oct43 attended 7 week HF D/F Operators School Olson, Richard K. Pvt 576th SO#24, 25Apr43 MOS 504.Per Capt Levell's roster, 576th Ordnance Section Chief Olson, Sheldon K. S/Sgt 578th SO#3, 19Mar43 Airplane Armorer 578th Sqdn Armament Section Olson, Vernon L. F/Sgt 1825th Ord S&M Co 392, 9Feb44 MOS 585, First Sergeant, then MOS 502 = Administrative Noncommissioned Officer Bicycles Olsson, Edmund S. 579th O'Neill Ground Crew Relaxing O'Neill, James J. Pvt 576th SO#16, 9Apr43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic O'Neill, John D. 2/Lt 579th LFW Asst Sq Intelligence Officer IndividualAsst S-2 579th O'Neill, Ralph F. Pvt 579th SO#73, 1May44 MOS change from 650 to 056.Per SO#142, 25Jul44, MOS change from 056 to 055.Per SO#136, 19Jul44, reduced to Pvt for cause. Onstot, Harry O. S/Sgt 578th SO#41, 22Feb45 TD for sighting and harmonization course Onyon, John I. T/Sgt Gp Hq 392 roster, Alamo Chief Clerk, S-4 Openheim, Robert S/Sgt 576th 392, 20Sep44 MOS 688 Opshal, Roland C. S/Sgt 577th SO#43, 14Mar44 reduced from S/Sgt to Pvt for cause, then promoted to Sgt Ordonez, Hector Pvt 577th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic Orf, V.W. Sgt 1825th Ord S&M Co LFW 1217th QM Co 1217th QM Co (AVN), May 1994 NEWS Ormerod, Raymond N. Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW Ormiston, Robert S. Pvt 578th SO#9, 29Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic O'Rourke, John P. Cpl 579th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 754 = AF Radio Mechanic Orr 579th 579th ground crew and 670 Bomber 13; Bomber 9; Bomber 4 Orrell, William R. Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW Ortego, Wilbon P. Sgt 577th 577 roster 2May45 Ortez, Raymond Cpl 577th 577 roster 2May45 Ory, Joseph J. Pvt 579th SO#3, 19Mar43 579th ground crew and 670 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic Orzech S/Sgt 576th Capt Levell's roster 576th Ground Crew #1, "B" Flight Osborne, George W. Pfc 577th 392, 3Mar44 MOS 832 Osseck, Paugh R. Pfc 576th and 578th SO#11, 1Apr43 MOS 683 = Bombsight Mechanic (Sperry).Per 392nd orders 3Mar44, he was an Airplane Armorer. Otenstein, Alvin Cpl Owens 1825th Ordnance Personnel #1 Owens, Charles M. Pvt 579th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic Owens, Hardy L. Pvt Gp Hq SO#22, 21Apr43 MOS 521 = Airman Basic, Non-Specialist Oxley, William H. Cpl 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 Radio Operator Ozga, Stanley E. Cpl 579th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 824 = Mess Sergeant
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