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392ND BOMB GROUP GROUND ECHELON PERSONNEL

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 "G"
Additional selections can be found at the bottom of this page.


Name Rank Unit Source Comments Photo Location
Gableman, William C. Pvt 576th 392, 3Mar44 Automotive Equipment Operator  
Gaffey, Joseph L.   Svc Sqdn      
Gafken, Gale W. Pfc 576th SO#21, 20Apr43 MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer  
Gak, R.E. Pvt 1217th QM Svc Gp   1217th QM Co 1217th QM Co (AVN), May 1994 NEWS
Galitzeck, Howard F. Pfc 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 Armorer 578th Sqdn Armament Section
Gallant, Leo E. Cpl 577th 577 roster 2May45    
Gallegos, Phillip Cpl 579th SO#263, 13Dec44 assigned; MOS 853.Per SO#88, 21Apr45, TD for 16-day GEE equip course.Flew to Bradley Field CT on 42-50390 per OO#1, 25May45; MOS 853.  
Galley, Walter M. S/Sgt 577th 577 roster 2May45    
Gan, Otis C. T/5 867th Chem Co. SO#233, 5Nov44 MOS change from 822 to 590  
Gandall, Abraham S/Sgt 577th 392, 3Mar44 Airplane Armorer  
Gandy, John Pvt 576th Capt Levell's roster 576th Ground Crew #6, "B" Flight Individual Photo
Graham, Onis W. S/Sgt 577th 577 roster 2May45    
Garcia, Bennie G. Pvt 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 MP  
Garcia, Elunterio E. Pvt 576th SO#164, 18Aug44 MOS change from 521 to 590.  
Garcia, Fidel R. Pfc 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 behavior efficiency and fidelity during such service.”39265981.Per SO#147, 30Jul44, MOS change from 521 to 590.  
Garcia, Russell Cpl 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Garcia, Solomon M. Pvt 578th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 521 = Airman Basic.Per 578th roster 5Aug44, Truck Driver.  
Garcia, Teodoro A. Pvt Gp Hq 392, 24Mar44 MOS 590 = Laborer  
Gardner, Robert S. Pvt 577th SO#15, 7 Apr43 MOS 890 = Photo Interpreter.S-2 per May93 News  
Gardner, Russell S. Cpl 576th 392, 3Mar44 Airplane Electrical Mechanic, Specialist  
Garino, Peter J. Pvt 576th SO#6, 23Mar43 MOS 685 = Airplane Electrical Mechanic, Specialist  
Garlow, Alfred NMI Pfc 576th SO#60, 19Oct43 Per SO#90, 19May44, transferred from Air Corps to Medical Corps.Per SO#172, 28Aug44, MOS 861  
Garr, Reginald J. Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Garrett, Paul E. T/4 264th Medical Disp LFW    
Gartner, Thomas F. Pvt 577th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 929 = Automotive Equipment Operator  
Gass, Gerald A. Cpl 579th and Gp Hq SO#6, 23Mar43 Per SO#6, 23Mar43, placed on flying status 15-31Mar43 as his duties involve regular and frequent participation in aerial flights.Gp Photographic Section Ivins, Markle, Goldberg, Gass
Gatt, Carroll G. Pvt 579th SO#9, 29Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic  
Gau, Michael E. T/5 APU SO#78, 6May44 MOS 056 = Mail Clerk.transferred to Detachment of Patients, 231st Station Hospital.  
Gaver, Raymond C. Pfc 576th Capt Levell's roster Aircraft Armorer  
Gavron, Steve Sgt 576th SO#72, 30Mar45 MOS change from 653 to 055.Assigned per SO#53, 8Mar45, MOS 566.  
Gayner, John Pvt 576th SO#16, 9Apr43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic  
Gaynor Sgt 579th     579th ground crew Sep 1980 2ADA Journal
Geary, James J. Cpl 579th SO#1, 1Mar43   Vivian, Ross, Geary, Holloman
Geiger, Herman Cpl 10th StaCompSq and 2974th Fin Det 392, 23Jan44    
Geils, John D. Cpl 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 Radio Mechanic 578th Sqdn Communications Section
Geisel, Emry A. Pfc 577th SO#9, 29Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic  
Gelb, Richard E. Pvt 576th and 577th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 555 = Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker  
Gelltrap, George Sgt 576th 392, 3Mar44 Cook  
Gentile, Mauro G. Pvt 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 Airplane Mechanic 578th Ground Crewmen
George, Charles G. Sgt 577th and Gp Hq SO#1, 1Mar43    
George, Hilbert H. Pvt 579th SO#6, 23Mar43 MOS 824 = Mess Sergeant  
Gershenson, Harry M. S/Sgt 576th SO#1, 1Mar43    
Gery   576th     576th in 1943
Gessel, Stanley P. 2/Lt 579th and Gp Hq 392, 17Mar44 Sent on Temporary Duty to AAF Sta 120 for purpose of assisting in organizing radar section.Per LFW, Gp Tech Radar Officer.  
Gever, Edward A. Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Gibboney, Ralph W. Pfc 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 Munitions Worker  
Gibbs, Wade Pfc 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Gibson, Arthur H. 1/Lt 579th SO#20, 6Apr43 579th Engineering Officer 579th ground crew and El Lobo
Gibson, Arthur H. Sgt 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 Armorer Eddy, Carson, Gibson, Cunningham   578th Sqdn Armament Section   578th Armament
Giels, John D. Cpl 578th GO#6, 7Sep44 Awarded the Good Conduct Medal.  
Giesecke, Walter R. 1/Lt 579th SO#20, 16Apr43 579th Engineering Officer  
Giesing, Richard L. Sgt 465th Sub-Depot   Instrument Repair Technician, arriving at Wendling in Dec 1943. Individual photo   Colonel's P-47
Giglio, Michael Pvt 578th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic  
Gilbert, Conley L. Pvt 579th SO#232, 4Nov44 released from duty with 1287th MPs and returned to 579th.Per SO#164, 18Aug44, MOS change from 521 to 590.Per SO#15, 19Jan45, placed on SD with 1287th MPs; released per SO#21, 27Jan45.  
Gill, Conrad A. Pfc 576th SO#9, 29Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic.Per Capt Levell's roster, 576th Ground Crew #4, "A" Flight.  
Gilligan, Joseph F. Cpl 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 behavior efficiency and fidelity during such service.”Per SO#141, 24Jul44, MOS change from 855 to 657.  
Gillem, John T Pvt 1825th Ord S&M Co. 1825th orders July 1943   1825th Ordnance Personnel #1   1825th Ordnance Personnel #2
Gillen, Thomas L. Pvt 579th SO#9, 29Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic  
Gillenwater, Elmo V. Pvt 579th SO#21, 20Apr43 MOS 521 = Airman Basic, in 579th Ordnance  
Gillesy, Joseph L. 1/Sgt 465th Sub-Depot LFW    
Gilltrap, George Pfc 576th SO#25, 26Apr43 MOS 060 = Cook.Per 578th roster 5Aug44, was 578th Asst Mess Sgt.  
Gilmore, Donald N. S/Sgt 465th Sub-Depot   MOS 501 = Administrative and technical Clerk 465th Sub Depot photo #1   465th SubDepot Personnel
Gilreath, Albert M. Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Gingrich. Arthur Jr.(NMI) Cpl 578th SO#1, 1Mar43; 578 roster 5Aug44 Tech Supply Sergeant 578th Tech Supply
Ginsburg, Max (NMI) Cpl 578th SO#1, 1Mar43 Radio Mechanic 578th Sqdn Communications Section
Girard, Arthur T/Sgt 465th Sub-Depot LFW    
Girolami, Victor R. Pfc 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Girton, Charles E. Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Gisler, Leo E. Cpl 579th   Per SO#34, 1Mar44, awarded the Good Conduct Medal for having served one year of active Federal Service after 7 Dec 1941 and displayed exemplary behavior efficiency and fidelity during such service.  
Giuliani, Frank Pfc 1217th QM Svc Gp LFW    
Glazier, Charles R. Pvt 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 578th RUO  
Glenn, Alton W. Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Glettler, Bernard U. Capt 10thStaCompSq LFW Sta Flying Control Officer  
Glickfeld, Morris D. Cpl 10th StaCompSq and 2974th Fin Det 392, 23Jan44 Clerk  
Glover, Carl B. Pvt 577th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 060 =Cook.Per May94 News, was a cook at the ground officers' mess.  
Gnagey, Waldo W. Cpl 578th 392, 3Mar44    
Goar, James V. Jr. Capt Gp Hq and 578th SO#27, 29Apr43 Per Spring 2002 2ADA Journal, he joined the 392nd at Alamogordo a month or so before they left for overseas; was a brand-new 2Lt fresh out of OCS but with a year's experience as an NCO; saw duty as the 578th Sqdn Supply Ofcr and later as Gp Transportation Officer. Individual Photo   392nd Staff Officers 3May45   McBride Wedding Party   Haar and Goar before a trolley mission
Goddard, Harvey G. T/5 806th Chem Co GO#2, 27Apr45 Awarded Good Conduct Medal.  
Goedker, Ralph E. T/Sgt 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 Electrician Orig. 578th Grnd Crew
Goen, Barron H. Pvt 1825th Ord SO#19, 25Jan45 transferred to 12th Reinf Depot for transfer to infantry; MOS 590.Awarded Good Conduct Medal per GO#3, 30May44.  
Goergen, William H. Cpl 1825th Ord S&M Co and 576th 392, 17Mar44 MOS = Clerk-Typist  
Goff, Elmer H. S/Sgt 578th SO#1, 1Mar43; 578 roster 5Aug44 Flight Chief Goff & Weller   Orig. 578th Grnd Crew
Goff, James Pfc 576th LFW Cook  
Goldberg, Charles H. Cpl 576th and 10thStaCompSq SO#1, 1Mar43 MOS 945 = Photography Laboratory Technician Ivins, Markle, Goldberg, Gass
Goldbus, Robert J. Pvt 1287th MP Co Det A 2BD 1Jun44 MOS 677=Military Policeman  
Golden, Benjamin Pvt 579th SO#8, 27Mar43 MOS 501 = Admin and Control Clerk  
Golden, Johnny D. Sgt 10thStaCompSq 392, 3Mar44 Transportation NCO  
Goldman, Norman S/Sgt 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 578th Admin NCO.Per Feb 95 News, was duty clerk in the orderly room.  
Goldsby, Eugene S. Pvt 576th SO#3, 19Mar43 Per Capt Levell's roster, Crew Chief #42-95031; 576th Ground Crew #3, "B" Flight Goldsby & Dudley; B-24 Mary Louise
Goldsworthy, James K. Pfc 577th SO#21, 20Apr43 MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer  
Golf, Richard E. Pvt 577th 392, 3Mar44 Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker  
Golub, Morris T/Sgt 579th SO#6, 23Mar43 Per SO#6, 23Mar43, placed on flying status from 15-31Mar43 as his duties involve regular and frequent participation in aerial flights.Per Sep 84 2ADA Journal, Golub wasa T/Sgt and sqdn line chief at Alamogordo; he cried when Schwartz and Murphy werekilled in Aug 1943.  
Goly, John C. Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Gomez, Henry F. Pfc 465 Sub Depot 465thSD history Original member Worked in Hangar #1. In May 1944, MOS changed from 762 (Army Airplane Engine Mechanic (Inspection and Maintenance) to 747, Airplane and Engine Mechanic. Awarded the Good Conduct Medal in July 1944. Cletracs Basketball Team 1944
Gondek, Stanley J. Sgt 578th SO#1, 1Mar43 Airplane & Engine Mechanic Orig. 578th Grnd Crew
Gonzales Pfc unit unknown   S-2 Intelligence per May93 News  
Gonzales, Antonio G. Cpl 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Gonzales, L.V. T/5 1825th Ord S&M Co LFW    
Gonzales, Louis F. Pvt 577th SO#15, 7 Apr43 MOS 405 = Intelligence Clerk E. Dereham 1943
Gonzales, Thomas G. S/Sgt 578th SO#1, 1Mar43; 578 roster 5Aug44 Operations Clerk NCO  
Goodman, William C. S/Sgt 576th SO#60, 19Oct43 assigned.Per SO#237, 10Nov44, MOS change from 860 to 853.Per SO#277, 29Dec44, MOS change from 860 to 853.Flew to Bradley Field CT on 42-94912 per OO#1, 25May45, MOS 853.  
Goodwin, Donald E. Pvt 579th SO#90, 11Dec43    
Gordon, Harold R. Pvt 1287th MP Co Det A 2BD 1Jun44 MOS 677 = Military Policeman  
Gormley, William D. Cpl 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 Radar Mechanic 578th Sqdn Communications Section
Gorshoff, John Sgt 465th Sub-Depot LFW MOS 826=Supply Technician, AAF 465th SubDepot Personnel
Goshorn, William Pvt Gp Hq and 579th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 405 = Clerk.Gp S-2 (Intelligence) Individual Photo
Gosman, Godfrey L. Pvt 577th SO#21, 20Apr43 MOS 345 = Ordnance Light Truck Driver  
Gosselin, John T/5 1217th QM Svc Gp   1217th QM Co 1217th QM Co (AVN), May 1994 NEWS
Gossenauer, Martin H. Sgt 1217th QM Svc Gp LFW 1217th QM Co 1217th QM Co (AVN), May 1994 NEWS
Gottfried, Howard K. Pfc 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Gough Jr, James F. 2/Lt 1217th QM Svc Gp LFW Asst Sta QM Officer 1217th QM Co (AVN), May 1994 NEWS
Gougnin Jr, Alexis A. Pvt 578th SO#24, 25Apr43 MOS 504.Per 578th roster 5Aug44, 578th Munitions Worker  
Gould, Robert W. Sgt 576th 392 20Apr45 MOS changed from 055, Clerk, General to 821, Quartermaster Supply Technician  
Grage, Elmer C. Capt 577th LFW 577th Sq Intelligence Officer.Became Gp S-2 on 20Mar45. Grage,Reed,Alexander,Hunt   Capt Grage debriefing aircrew
Graham, Charles R. Pvt 578th SO#9, 29Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic Graham,Shankle,Farrow
Gram, Lawrence C. Capt 579th   579th S-2 (Intelligence) Officer Individual Photo
Gramaglia, Joseph A. Cpl 576th Capt Levell's roster Sheet Metal Worker Individual Photo
Grande, Antony F. Cpl 806th Chem Co. SO#74, 2Apr45 TD for ammunition course  
Grandt, Leland Pvt 577th SO#24, 25Apr43 MOS 504 577th Ordnance
Grant, G. Sgt       Football Team
Grant, George N. Pvt 576th SO#10, 30Mar43 MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer  
Grant, Lewis W. S/Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW   Football Team
Granter, Hoyt J. Pfc 1825th Ord S&M Co LFW    
Graves, Donald 2/Lt Gp Hq SO#16, 9Apr43    
Gray, John C. Pfc 578th SO#22, 21Apr43 MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer; per LFW, Power Turret Specialist 578th Sqdn Armament Section   578th loading for Wesel
Greaser Sgt 576th Capt Levell's roster 576th Ground Crew #6, "C" Flight  
Gremba, Walter F. Pvt 577th SO#23, 22Apr43 MOS 747 =Airplane and Engine Mechanic  
Green, Jack Pfc 576th SO#22, 21Apr43 MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer.Per Capt Levell's roster, in 576th Turret Section  
Greenberg, Harold 1/Lt 10thStaCompSq and 2974th Fin Det 392, 23Jan44 Sta Finance Officer  
Greenberg, Max Pfc 1287th MP Co Det A LFW    
Greene, Fred B. Pvt 577th SO#21, 20Apr43 MOS 521 = Airman Basic; in 577th Ordnance 577th Ordnance
Greene, Nathan W. Pvt 577th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 945 = Photo Lab Technician Indivudual Photo
Greenspan, Jerome J. Pvt 576th SO#8, 27Mar43 MOS 501 = Admin and Tech Clerk; S-2 Intelligence per May93 News 576 S-2   S-2 Personnel
Greeves, Paul J. Pfc 1287th MP Co Det A LFW    
Gregory, James S. Cpl 576th Capt Levell's roster Aircraft Armorer  
Gregory, William J. Pfc 1825th Ord S&M Co LFW    
Greiner, George D. S/Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Grier, Leonard P. Pvt 579th SO#9, 29Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic  
Griffin, Clarence M. Pvt Det A, 806th Chem Co. SO#22, 4Feb44 TD to Sta 153 for an indefinite period to operate the Sutton Walk Bombing Range.Per SO#31, 9Feb45, MOS change from 786 to 050.  
Griffin, Tom A.L. T/5 Det "A" 806th Cml Co. 392 11Apr45 MOS changed from 786 (Toxic Gas Handler) to 060 (Cook)  
Griffith, George L. 2/Lt 465th Sub-Depot LFW Sub-Depot Adjutant Cletracs Basketball Team 1944
Griffo, Frank G. Pvt Gp Hq 392, 24Mar44 Airman Basic  
Griswold, Robert L. Pvt 577th SO#231, 3Nov44 Placed on SD with 1287th MPs.Per SO#37, 17Feb45, relieved of SD.Per SO#152, 5Aug44, MOS change from 521 to 590.  
Groh, Alex T/5 1217th QM Svc Gp LFW 1217th QM Co 1217th QM Co (AVN), May 1994 NEWS
Groody, Patrick R. Pfc 576th SO#21, 20Apr43 MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer  
Gross, James D. Sgt 578th 392, 3Mar44 MOS 832  
Groth, Martin W. Cpl 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Grzagorek, Arthur E. Pfc 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 578th Medical Technician  
Grzywa, Edward H. Pvt 577th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 521 = Airman Basic  
Grzywacz, Michael E. Pvt 579th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 521 = Airman Basic  
Guaglietti, Alexander A. S/Sgt 578th 392, 3Mar44 Ammunition NCO  
Guariglia, Frank J. S/Sgt 578th 392, 3Mar44 MOS 895  
Guiliani Pfc 1217th QM Svc Gp   1217th QM Co 1217th QM Co (AVN), May 1994 NEWS
Gullet, Lomas F. Pvt 579th SO#21, 20Apr43 MOS 521 = Airman Basic, in 579th Ordnance  
Gurney, Joseph J. Capt   Topeka 31Aug43    
Gusca, William F. Pvt 578th SO#9, 29Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic  
Gute, Frank K. Pfc 577th 577 roster 2May45    
Guy, George A. 2/Lt 10th SCS SO#90, 11Dec43. transferred from Gp HQ to 10th.Per SO#82, 28Nov43, attached to 18th Weather Sq.Per ground roster 25Feb44, Sta Wea Officer  
Gyllenskog, Gerald E. S/Sgt 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 578th Power Turret & Cnst Mechanic 578th turret Section   578th Sqdn Armament Section   G Gyllenskog and a 4000 pound bomb   Stockman and Gyllenskog



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