392nd Bomb Group

SUPPORT & GROUND CREW LIST OF THE 392ND BOMB GROUP

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THE FOLLOWING IS OUR CURRENT LIST OF GROUP & SUPPORT CREW WITH LAST NAMES STARTING WITH "P"
Additional selections can be found at the bottom of this page.
 
Name Rank Unit Comments Photo
Pace, John F. Pvt 10th SCS p6, has same blood type as Pfc Lowell N. Poor. Per SO#152, 5Aug44, MOS change from 521 to 590. Per SO#39, 20Feb45, xferred to 12th Reinf Depot for xfer to infantry; MOS 590.
Pachera Pfc   Trolley Passengers
Paddock, Quentin O. Capt   Gp Camouflage Officer in addition to other duties
Pagano, Jacob A. Cpl 10thStaCompSq  
Page, Elmer G. Cpl 576th MOS 552 = Control Tower Operator
Palmer, Clinton L. Cpl 576th  
Palmer, Robert L. T/4 1825th Ord S&M Co  
Panenka, Bedrick F. Pfc 579th Transportation
Panteck, Anastas A. Pfc 10thStaCompSq  
Paolillo, Rocco Pfc 806th Chem Co.  
Papenmeyer, Albert Cpl 579th MOS 686 = Aircraft Instrument Mechanic, Specialist
Pappianni, Anthony V. S/Sgt 577th  
Papulias, Paul P. Pfc 465th Sub-Depot  
Pardue Jr, Richard L. S/Sgt 578th Per 578th roster 5Aug44, was Special Services Representative.
Parenteau, John R. Pvt 577th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Pareti Jr, Joseph P. Pfc 578th Teletype Operator
Parfirio, Anthony Cpl 578th TD for school on maint of H2X equipment.
Parish, Benjamin P. Capt Gp HQ, 10th SCS transferred from GP HQ to 10th SCS.Medical Corps.Per SO#192, 18Sep44, TD to Sta 366 for 1 wk to render medical aid.Per SO#222, 22Oct 44, TD to attend 2-wk RAF Institute of Pathology and Tropical Med.Per SO#260, 9Dec44, TD to Pangbourne House for 7 days to render medical aid.
Parish, Floyd E. Cpl 576th MOS 824 = Mess Sergeant
Park, H.D. Mrs. Civ   YMCA tea cart
Parker, Albert J. Pvt 1825th Ord S&M Co  
Parker, Charles E. Pfc 10th SCS MOS 747
Parker, Everett N. Jr. Pvt 578th Per 578th roster 5Aug44, Link Trainer Instructor
Parker, G. Cpl   Trolley Passengers
Parker, John N. M/Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Parker, Robert L. Cpl 465th Sub-Depot  
Parkinson, Russell S. Pvt 577th S-2 Intelligence per May93 News - Parkinson, Harned, Carlson
Parrish, Hugh G. Pvt 579th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Parrish, R.D. Cpl   Trolley Passengers
Parsons, James H. Pvt 579th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Parsons, Ted   RAF Per ltr in JG file, he served 5 1/2 years with the RAF and was posted in Aug 1943 to the airfield at Wendling about the time that the ground crews were arriving. He left Wendling in June 1944 for another RAF airfield, Woolfox Lodge, where Lancasters were based.
Pasco, W.J. S/Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Pashadlo, R. Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Pasionek Joseph J. Jr. S/Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
Pasqualetto, Giovanni Pvt 579th  
Pastor Jr, John R. Pvt 577th MOS 552 = Control Tower Operator
Pate, Charles C. Pvt 578th Switchboard Operator - 578th Sqdn Communications Section
Patocka, Clement J. S/Sgt 465th Sub-Depot Colonel's P-47
Patsocka, Clement G. S/Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
Patterson, Otis R. Pvt 576th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic.Per Capt Levell's roster, 576th Ground Crew #5, "A" Flight.
Patzer, George A. Cpl 10th SCS MOS 060
Paul, R.M. 1/Lt   Trolley Passengers
Pauley, Ralph B. Sgt Gp Hq and 579th MOS 501 = Admin and Tech Clerk
Paullin, Howard D. 1/Lt 10th SCS appt Station Chemical Munitions Officer
Paulus, George V. Pvt 577th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Pauly, Eugene F. Pfc 579th Per SO#140, 23Jul44, transferred from 231st Station Hospital to 579th.
Pawly, Nicholas Pvt 577th MOS 555 = Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker
Payne Pvt 403rdASG per 403rd, men of no rank but stout hearts and stomachs. It is their unholy task to see to it that all the grease traps on the base are properly cleaned and maintained daily. Surprisingly, the gripes of these boys are nil.
Peabody, James M. S/Sgt 10th SCS MOS 826 = Tech Supply NCO
Pearce, Virgil S. T/Sgt 577th  
Pearson, George T/Sgt 465th Sub-Depot  
Pearson, John   579th 579th ground crew going on a pass
Pearson, Murl D. Cpl 465th Sub-Depot MOS 931 = Truck Driver, Heavy; worked in the gas dumps - 465th Sub Depot photo #1
Peck, G.A. Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Pedeski, Andrew Pfc 578th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer - 578th Sqdn Armament Section   Waiting for Planes to Return
Peebles, Robert S. S/Sgt Gp HQ Trolley Passengers - passenger on 11Nov43 when Goff's plane hit a truck and a bicycle. Name on Report of Aircraft Accident, 36529838. Awarded the good Conduct Medal per SO#99, 28Dec43, “who after 7 Dec 1944 having honorably served one year of active Federal Military service while the US is at war has displayed exemplary behavior efficiency and fidelity during such service.” Per SO#141, 24Jul44, MOS change from 807 to 805.
Pederson, Oscar A. Cpl 576th  
Peek, William T. Sgt Gp HQ Awarded the good Conduct Medal per SO#99, 28Dec43, “who after 7 Dec 1944 having honorably served one year of active Federal Military service while the US is at war has displayed exemplary
Pelehac, Joseph Sgt Gp Hq  
Pelito Sgt 10th Station Complement Squadron p4, joined 10th from 491st BG per 2BD orders dtd 22 apr 1944
Pellegrin, Murphy J. Pfc 576th MOS change from 521 to 590.
Pelletier, Romeo A. Pvt 579th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Pemberton M/Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Pence, Thomas D. T/3 1825th Ord S&M Co  
Pender, T.W. Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Pendergrass, Car Sgt 392nd BG Trolley Passengers - ASN 38230765. Awarded the good Conduct Medal per SO#99, 28Dec43, “who after 7 Dec 1944 having honorably served one year of active Federal Military service while the US is at war has displayed exemplary behavior efficiency and fidelity during such service.”
Penders, D.P. S/Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Pendleton, Brooks 1/Lt 579th Ordnance Officer.Awarded the Soldier's Medal for heroic actions on 5Dec43. - Ordnance Officeres 14 July 44
Penequine, Homer F. Pfc 577th Admin & Technical Clerk
Pennell, Richard L. S/Sgt 74th Svc Sq; 465th Sub-Depot p4, was an orig mbr. MOS 826=Supply Technician, AAF. p6, was Supply Sgt, was xferred to the 517th Svc Gp per orders dtd 16Dec43.
Pennington, M.E. S/Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Pennington, Willard T. Maj 577th Per 392 1Jul43, appointed Mess Officer for 577th in addition to other duties.Per LFW, 577th Sq Executive Officer
Pennypacker Lt 576th Training Officer - 576th Sqdn Officers #2
Penquite, J.R. Cpl   Trolley Passengers
Peretti, Anthony T. S/Sgt 1825th Ord S&M Co  
Perez, Emil 1/Sgt 465th Sub-Depot p6, on 5Jan44, he led a cadre of 37 EM to the RR station when they were xferred to AAF Sta 465. Per SO#51, 1Oct43, appt to Post Ex NCO Committee. 34076829, MOS 585. Per SO91, 13Dec43, from 74th Svc Sqdn but atchd to 465th SD for rats, qtrs and adm.
Perkins, C. Sgt   Football Team
Perkins, Derald W. Sgt 578th MOS 832
Perlingiero, C.P. S/Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Perlman 1/Lt   p3, attached for rations and quarters 5Apr 44.
Perotti, Anthony T. S/Sgt 1825th Ord assigned; MOS 348.
Perrault, Albert L. Pfc 579th MOS 861 = Surgical Technician - Medics
Perry, Thomas H. Pfc 576th MOS 902 = Weapons Mechanic, Aircraft.Per the May01 News, he was sent to the RAF armament school where he qualified as a Spitfire armorer, but the closest he ever came to a Spitfire was when one flew over Wendling.Was a classmate of Leonard Price, Don Mason, and Audrey McCally at gun school in Lansing, MI, March 1943. - Individual Photo
Pesale, Michael Pvt 576th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer
Peters, Albert Sgt 578th Propeller Specialist - Paul Biddle and Albert Peters - Lashek, Hochmuth, Peters, Biddle
Peters, Wallace E. 1/Lt 578th TD for Sighting and Harmonization School along with Jrotzien and Bbennett, so maybe in charge of gunnery training at 392nd?
Peterson T/Sgt 576th Electrical Specialist
Peterson Jr, Arnold W. Pvt 577th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Peterson, Art Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Peterson, Capt   Trolley Passengers
Peterson, Ervin O. 1/Lt 577th Per LFW, 577th Bomb Sight Maintenance Officer
Peterson, George L. Pvt 579th MOS 239 = Teletype Mechanic.Per SO#96, 28May44, placed on duty requiring regular and frequent aerial flights.6339433.Per SO#122, 1Jul44, reduced to Pvt for cause.Per SO#151, 4Aug44, suspended from flying status.Per SO#19, 25Jan45, transferred to 12th Reinforcement Depot for transfer to infantry.MOS 237.
Peterson, M.N. Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Peterson, Philip J. Pfc 578th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer.Per LFW, Gun Specialist - 578th Sqdn Armament Section
Peterson, R.   578th 578th Sqdn Armament Section
Petrarca, Ferdinando A. Pvt 579th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Petrea Jr, Samuel W. Pvt 577th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Petrigini, Mario L. Cpl 579th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer.Per SO#122, 1Jul44, reduced to Pvt without prejudice.33285040.Per SO#185, 11Sep44, transferred to Detachment of Patients, 4210 US Army Hospital Plant per 231st Sta Hospital orders.
Petroncheck, Mike Pfc 578th Radio Operator, AAF
Petruccio, Dan Pfc 576th 576th Ground Crew #7, "B" Flight. Per SO#63, 19Apr44, MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic. Per SO#83, 12May44, reduced to Pvt for cause. Per SO#19, 25Jan45, xferred to 12th Reinforcement Depot for xfer to infantry; MOS 747. Per 2BD SO 107, 17Apr44, on DS at Sta 132, but tranxferred from 492nd BG to 392nd. MOS 747
Petska, Victor E. Pfc 577th and Gp Hq MOS 929 = Automotive Equipment Operator
Pettigrew, George G. Pvt 578th 578th RUO
Pettrucco Pvt 576th 576th Ground Crew #7, "B" Flight
Petty, Ray D. Pfc 10thStaCompSq  
Pfaff, William B. Sgt 1287th MP Co Det A  
Pfister, John T/Sgt    
Pfleuger, Howard Pfc 10thStaCompSq  
Pherins, C. S/Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Philips, Howard J. S/Sgt Gp Hq MOS 501 = Admin and Tech Clerk
Phillips, Claude S/Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
Phillips, Joseph W.   10th SCS transferred to 2912th Disciplinary Training Center per BCMO No. 5, Hq 2BD
Phillips, R.R. T/Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Phillips, Robie E. Pfc    
Piazza, Frank Pfc   Trolley Passengers
Pickarz, Stanley P. S/Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
Pickens, Wesley E. Pfc 578th MOS 683 = Bombsight Mechanic (Sperry)
Pickman, David Cpl 10thStaCompSq  
Piekarz, B.F. S/Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Piekarz, Stanley F. S/Sgt 10th SCS. 465th Sub Depot p4, orig mbr. MOS 747=Airplane & Engine Mechanic. p11. P42, worked in Hangar #1.
Pierce, Arthur T/Sgt 576th MOS 824 = Mess Sergeant
Pierce, Jack W. Pfc 2101st FF Pl  
Pierce, R.R. Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Pierce, Robert J. Pfc 576th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer
Pierce, Vergil M/Sgt 577th  
Pike, Homer Cpl 577th and 576th  
Pile, Simon J. Sgt 578th Ordnance Armorer
Pill, James N. Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
Pipher S/Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Pisapia, Vincent P. S/Sgt 1287th MP Det MOS = 677, Military Policeman. Per SO#132, 14Jul44, MOS = 566; released from assignment to AC and assigned to CMP. Per SO3127, 7Jul44, MOS change from 566 to 677. Per SO#176, 1Sep44, reduced to Pvt for cause. Transferred to 392nd per 2BD SO 108, 18Apr, as 2BD EM Casual. MOS was 566, Duty NCO.
Pisculli, John Pfc 577th  
Pispia, Vincent Pfc 1287th MP Co Det A  
Pistorino, John P. Pfc 578th MOS 902 = Weapons Mechanic, Aircraft.Per 578th roster 5Aug44, was Ordnance Crew Chief.20thCC says he "helped in the basic design of the timesaving bomb loading Spider"; was transferred to the infantry during the Battle of the Bulge.
Pitch, E. T/5   Trolley Passengers
Pitt, James H. Pvt 578th MOS 931 = Heavy Automotive Equipment Operator.Per 578th roster 5Aug44, was RUO.
Pittard, Thomas L. T/5 1217th QM Svc Gp Recd in transfer on 5 Aug 44, but he remained on detached service at HQ 2BD indefinitely. 1Sep44, promoted to Sgt and on 21Sep44 xferred to Hq 2BD.
Pitzer, Robert E. Sgt 576th Munitions Worker
Platt, Charles Pvt 576th assigned, MOS 345
Player, George Maj 578th Per 2BD SO 120 dtd 30Apr44, xferred from 2BD to 392nd BG. 578th CO. Per GO 176, 2AD dtd 29may1945, awarded the Soldiers Medal for heroism displayed at the scene of an airplane crash in England 14 Apr 1945. (p20/1504, green thumb drive). Warner crew crash.
Poe, James M.   10thStaCompSq  
Poggioreale, Michael Cpl 577th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Polito, Theodore J. Sgt 10th SCS, 576th MOS 824.transferred from 10th to 576th.
Polizzi, Samuel C. Pfc 579th MOS change from 745 to 521.Assigned per SO#57, 13Mar45, MOS 521.Flew to Bradley Field CT on 42-94906 per OO#1, 25May45; MOS 521.
Pollard, Donald H. 1/Lt 465th Sub-Depot Asst Sub-Depot Engineering Officer
Pomykacz, Joseph E. Pfc 576th MOS 521 = Airman Basic.Per SO#164, 18Aug44, MOS change from 521 to 747.Per OO#1, 25May45, MOS 747; ordered to proceed o/a 28May45 aboard 42-50409 to Bradley Field, CT.
Pontac, Dave M. Cpl 577th  
Pontow Sgt 576th 576th Refueling Unit
Poole Sgt unit unknown S-2 Intelligence per May93 News
Poor, Lowell E. Pfc 10thStaCompSq 403rd ASG Per 403rd history, charged with driving and nursing the English Bus (civilians) from camp to East Dereham, back to camp and thence to North Pickenham and Kings Lynn. After a pretty difficult time, the boys finally grasped the art of nursing this old bus around. Back in 1900 this was a fairly new model bus. These boys seem to have developed into nervous wrecks after their numerous runs through these treacherous English roads.
Popham   576th 576th in 1943   Ground Crew Relaxing
Poreti, J.P. Pfc 578th Teletype Operator - 578th Sqdn Communications Section
Porfirio, Anthony Sgt 578th Assigned; MOS 852. Per GO#3, 19May45, awarded the Good Conduct Medal. 42003463. Flew to Bradley Field CT on 44-50493 per OO#2, 28May45; MOS 852.
Poriss     Trolley Passengers
Porras, Octaviano M. Pvt 578th 578th KP
Porter Jr, Herbert S. Pfc 577th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Porter, E. S/Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Porter, J.R. Cpl   Trolley Passengers
Porter, Joseph R. Pvt 577th MOS 239 = Teletypewriter Mechanic
Portier, Albert M. Cpl 579th MOS 686 = Aircraft Instrument Mechanic, Specialist
Poshadlo, Cliff R. Sgt 465th Sub Depot 502 = Administrative Noncommissioned Officer - 465th Sub Depot photo #1   465th SubDepot Personnel
Poshadlo, Raymond Sgt 465th Sub Depot 502 = Administrative Noncommissioned Officer - 465th Sub Depot photo #1   465th SubDepot Personnel   Cletracs Basketball Team 1944
Post, Russell L. Maj. Hq 2BD  
Postema, R. S/Sgt   On roster for 392nd football team. See football team pic.
Potts Charles H. Jr. 2/Lt 576th 576th Sq Communications Officer - 576th Sqdn Officers #2   Potts and Schwabel
Poulos, George F. Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
Powell, Warren A. Sgt 10th SCS Per 2BD SO 63, 4Mar44, xferred to 326th SCS, Sta 143. Mos 405
Powell, Woodrow Pfc 264th Medical Disp  
Power, Benjamin K. S/Sgt 576th MOS 566 = Duty NCO. Per 2BD SO 111, 21Apr44, transferred in from 2BD Casuals, Sta 132.
Power, Donald A. Pvt 579th MOS 239 = Teletypewriter Mechanic
Powers, B. S/Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Powers, Cecil R. Pfc 10thStaCompSq xferred from 10th to 1287th. Per SO#92, 28Apr45, xferred from 403rd Hq&BSS to 373rd HQ&BSS, Sta 144. Per GO#3, 30May44, awarded the Good Conduct Medal. Per SO#152, 5Aug44, MOS change from 521 to 590.
Powlyk, N. Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Pray, Clyde A. Sgt 465th Sub Depot Trolley Passengers - p11. P58, worked in the Electric Shop. Awarded Good Conduct Medal per GO#5, 20Jul44. Per SO#212, 1Oct44, MOS change from 685 to 958.
Predl, Frederic J. Pvt 579th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic - 579th ground crew Sep 1980 2ADA Journal
Prestigiacomo, Roy Sgt 579th Trolley Passengers - MOS 928 = Automotive Equipment Mechanic.Per SO#187, 13Sep44, MOS change from 014 to 747.Flew to Bradley Field CT on 44-10495 per OO#1, 25May45; MOS 747.
Preston, Thomas R. Pfc Gp Hq MOS 501 = Administrative and Technical Clerk
Preston, Wesley A. T/5 1825th Ord S&M Co Football Team
Prey, Clyde Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
Prf, Victor W. Sgt 1217th QM Svc Gp  
Pribula, J.J. Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Price, Bill Pfc 576th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Price, Claude E. Pvt 579th MOS 316 = Automobile Repairman (Serviceman)
Price, Leonard E. Pfc 576th MOS 902 = Weapons Mechanic, Aircraft.Per Capt Levell's roster, armorer in 576th Ground Crew #3, "C" Flight.
Price, Robert G. Cpl 577th Price 1   Price 2   Individual Photo
Price, Roy C. M/Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Price, W. Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Priebe, Leslie A. Sr. Sgt 576th assigned, MOS 938
Priel, W.V. M/Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Priel M/Sgt 576th 576th Line Chief
Priele, L.A. Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Pries, William R. Cpl 578th 578th Mail Clerk, Army Postal Unit
Pritskey, Joseph J. 2/Lt 579th  
Prodana, Danny Pvt 577th TD for pers equip school.Per SO311, 13jan45, MOS change from 620 to 911.Per SO#55, 9Mar54, MOS change from 911 to 590.Per SO#66, 23Mar45, transferred to 12th Reinf Depot for transfer to infantry; MOS 590.
Prosser, Bruce P. Pvt 577th  
Prost, Bertrand J. Cpl 576th Worked in transportation. Transferred from 44th BG to 576th Sq.MOS=683, Bombsight Mechanic.Per SO#38, 8Mar44, placed on duty requiring regular and frequent aerial flights.Per SO#73, 1May44, MOS change from ? to 612
Provine, John C. S/Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Pryzborski, Joseph M. Cpl 577th  
Puchir, John 579th   579th Intelligence per May93 News
Pulhan, W.F. Pfc   Trolley Passengers
Pulliam, David M. S/Sgt 579th assigned; MOS 852.Flew to Bradley Field CT on 44-50505 per OO#1, 25May45; MOS 852.
Pullin, D.W. Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Pullman, Raymond A. Pvt 578th MOS 060 = Cook
Purcell, R.K. Sgt   Trolley Passengers
Purtell, Edmund L. Pvt 579th MOS 552 = Control Tower Operator
Purvis, William L. Sgt 578th 578th Radar Mechanic.Per LFW, RDF - 578th Sqdn Communications Section
Putman, Francis W. Cpl 579th  
Putman, Melvin F. Sgt 576th 576th in 1943
Pyle, Howard K. Pfc 10th SCS MOS 929
Pyle, Joseph E. Cpl 576th S-2 Intelligence per May93 News
Pyle, Joseph E. Cpl 576th and Gp Hq MOS changed from 070, Draftsman, to 055 Clerk, General. - S-2 Personnel   E. Dereham 1943   576 S-2
 
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