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

Name Rank Unit Comments Photo
Wackosski Jr, George Pvt 578th MOS 665 = Fuel Tank Repairman
Waddams, Donovan J. Jr. Pvt 579th transferred to 12th Reinforcement Depot for transfer to infantry.39409762, MOS 747.Per SO#162, 15Aug44, MOS change from 521 to 747.
Wakelee, Dean L. S/Sgt 577th Placed on indefinite Temporary Duty with 1287th MP Co Det A after finishing his combat tour
Walias, Sebastian R. Pvt 579th MOS 256 = Welder
Walker, Charles F. S/Sgt 577th  
Wall, James W. LtCol 465th Sub-Depot Sub-Depot Officer - 392nd Staff Officers 3May45   465th SubDepot Personnel   Individual Photo
Wall, William J. Pfc Gp Hq - MOS 405 = Intelligence Clerk Wall, Bremer, and Weiner
Wallace, Jimmy C. S/Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
Wallace, William L.   579th  
Wallen, Joe L. Sgt 579th Flew to Bradley Field CT on 44-50545; MOS 511.
Walsh, Orval J. Cpl 10thStaCompSq  
Walter, Patrick J. Cpl 10thStaCompSq  
Walters, Herbert F. 2/Lt 10thStaCompSq Watch Officer
Wand, Leo E. Cpl 10thStaCompSq and 2101st FF Pl MOS = Fire Fighter
Wand, Richard S/Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
Ward, Charles F. Pvt Gp Hq and 576th Airman Basic.Per 392 20Apr45, MOS changed from 590, Laborer, to 756, Radio Operator, AAF (Army Air Forces Radio Operator and Mechanic)
Ware, William F. Pfc 578th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer.Per 578th roster 5Aug 44, MOS changed from 911 to 055, Clerk, General.Was a Supply Clerk. - 578th Sqdn Armament Section
Warman, Crester C. M/Sgt 576th  
Warmels, Marvin W. Cpl 578th Sheet Metal Worker
Warner, George F. T/Sgt 579th Per SO#231, 3Nov44, atchd to 2BD and assigned to 389th BG for quarters, rats, and admin.MOS 750.
Warner, Stanley E. Pvt 576th  
Warren, Harry L. Jr. M/Sgt 579th assigned, MOS 750
Wasson,William L. Pfc 465th Sub-Depot  
Wassum, John P. Pvt 579th MOS 555 = Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker
Waterman, Charles M. Pfc 578th MOS 754 = Radio Mechanic, AAF - 578th Sqdn Communications Section
Waters, Herman E. Pvt Gp Hq and 576th Airman Basic
Watkins, Louis R. Pvt 577th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer
Watson, Archie W. Cpl 10thStaCompSq  
Watson, Harry S. Cpl 1287th MP Co Det A  
Watts, John H. 1/Lt 10thStaCompSq Flight Control Officer
Watts, Warren K. Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
Wayland, Leonard N. Sgt 578th Per 392nd orders 21Dec44, MOS changed from 862 (Radar Mechanic, IFF (LORAN) to 853, Radar Mechanic, Navigation - 578th Sqdn Communications Section
Weaver, Charles M. Pvt 577th MOS 929 = Automotive Equipment Operator
Weckerly, Vernon E. Pvt 577th MOS 931 = Heavy Automotive Equipment Operator
Weckesser, Walter C. S/Sgt 579th Electrician
Wedekam, Kenneth C. Pfc 577th Cook
Weeder, Rex D. Pfc 577th Football Team
Weible, Robert F. Pvt 578th MOS 504.Per 392nd orders 3Mar44, Munitions Worker
Weighall, Franklyn D. M/Sgt 1217th QM Svc Gp 1217th QM Co - 1217th-QM-Co-AVN-May-1994 NEWS
Weilandich, Peter S. S/Sgt 465th Sub-Depot MOS 826 = Supply Technician - 465th SubDepot Personnel
Weinke, Roger B. Pfc 577th  
Weiner, Ernest     Wall, Bremer, and Weiner
Weinstein, M. Capt FD Disbursing O  
Weir, David R. Pfc 577th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer
Weis, John P. Pvt 578th MOS 931 = Heavy Automotive Equipment Operator
Weisberg, Bernard J. Cpl 465th Sub Depot MOS-555 Aircraft Sheetmetal Worker - Individual photo
Weiss, Adelbert V. Cpl 578th 578th RUO - Weiss, unknown, Conley
Weiss, John P. Sgt 578th Automotive Equipment Operator; per 392 orders 17Mar44, transferred to Det of Pts 231st Sta Hosp.
Weiss, Samuel S/Sgt    
Weisz, Louis R. Pfc 576th MOS change from 521 to 590.
Welch, Ernest L. Cpl 10thStaCompSq  
Weller, Ivor L. Sgt 578th 578th Crew Chief 42-109896 - Goff & Weller   Orig. 578th Grnd Crew
Wells, Harold F. Sgt 465th Sub Depot Was selected for transfer to Infantry Reinforcement Training in Feb 1945 - 465th Sub Depot photo #1   465th SubDepot Personnel
Wells, James R. Pfc 1825th Ord S&M Co  
Wells, Rayford T. Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
Wells, Richard G. Pfc 10thStaCompSq Per 392nd orders 20Apr 45, was in 403rd Hq & Base Serv Sq ASG.MOS changed from 932, Special Vehicle Operator to 055, Clerk, General.
Welsh, George R. Pvt 465th Sub-Depot  
Welson, Lee J. Cpl 10thStaCompSq and 2074th Fin Det Clerk
Wermuth, Frank G. Cpl 577th and 10thStaCompSq MOS 665 = Fuel Tank Repairman
Wermuth, Paul O. Sgt 577th Flew to Bradley Field CT on 42-51238; MOS 685.
Werts, Arthur W. Pvt Gp Hq and 10thStaCompSq MOS 590 = Laborer
Wesselman, John G. T/Sgt 1825th Ord S&M Co  
West, William C. T/5 1825th Ord S&M Co  
Westbrook, Joe LtCol 578th Sq Gunnery Officer per Feb95 News
Westendorf, Earl E. Pvt 577th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Westerberg, George E. Pfc 577th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer
Wheeler, Lawrence E. Cpl 1217th QM Svc Gp  
Wheeler, Robert P. Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
Whelan, Walter C. 2/Lt 578th Per 578 roster 5Aug44, 578th Sqdn Asst Intelligence Officer
Whisman, Clayton C. Sgt 578th Airplane Mechanic
Whitczak, Leonard T. S/Sgt 1825th Ord S&M Co  
White, Albert E. Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
White, Claude A., Jr. T/Sgt 465th Sub-Depot 465th Sub Depot photo #1   465th SubDepot Personnel
White, Edwin S. Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
White, Ernest W. Pvt 576th MOS 060 = Cook
White, Frederick A. S/Sgt 577TH TD for Sighting and Harmonization School.
White, J.   578th 578th Sqdn Armament Section
White, Luther W. 1/Lt Gp Hq Gp Photo Officer - Individual Photo   392nd Staff Officers 3May45   Officers
White, Stanley L. Pvt 576th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic.Per Feb96 News, was an aircraft inspector.
White, William Pvt 577th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
White, William A. Jr. Cpl 579th Flew to Bradley Field CT on 44-10495; MOS 747.
Whitehead, Davis E. Cpl 578th 578th Technical Supply Clerk - 578th Tech Supply   578th Ground Crewmen
Whitley, Lawrence R. Cpl 1217th QM Svc Gp 1217th QM Co - 1217th-QM-Co-AVN-May-1994 NEWS
Whitley, Richard W. Cpl 577th  
Whitlock, George E. Pvt 576th Airman Basic
Whittle, Jack H. 1/Lt 576th 576th Sq Ordnance Officer - 576th Sqdn Officers #2   Ordnance Officeres 14 July 44
Whitworth, Thurston W. Pvt 577th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Whritenour, Paul W. Pvt 576th MOS 620 = Parachute Rigger and Repairman.Per SO#193, 19Sep44, reduced to Pvt for cause.Per SO#59, 15Mar45, transferred to 2912th DTC per GCMO No. 20, 2BD, dtd 13Mar1945.
Wichelman, Willared C. Cpl 579th MOS 686 = Airplane Instrument Mechanic, Specialist
Wiebke, Donald W. S/Sgt 577th  
Wiener, Ernest S/Sgt Gp Hq Gp S-2 (Intelligence).Per Nov01 News, he was a native of Czechoslovakia and became a US citizen at Alamogordo before the 392nd left for overseas.
Wienske, Sigmund E. Cpl 577th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer
Wilcox, Walter R. Pvt 576th MOS 504.Per 392nd orders 3Mar44, a Munitions Worker
Wiford, Robert W. Pfc 579th MOS change from 521 to 901.
Wiles, Eli B. Pfc 806th Chem Co Awarded the Good Conduct Medal.
Wilhelm, William T. Cpl 578th transferred to Detachment of Patients, 77th Station Hospital
Williams, Alfred A. Pfc 10thStaCompSq  
Wilkins, Charles H. S/Sgt 576th Maj Daughtrey to investigate injuries received by Wilkins and his Line of Duty status.13010974
Wilkins, Charlie H. Pfc 579th transferred to Detachment of Patients, 231st Station Hospital.34579598.Per SO#128, 8Jul44, assigned to GPHQ then 579th.MOS 521.Per SO#164, 18Aug44, MOS change from 521 to 590.
Williams, Clayton H. Pvt Gp Hq and 2101st FF Pl Airman Basic
Williams, Donald J. Pvt 10thStaCompSq and 2101st FF Pl MOS = Fire Fighter - Crash Crew 10Mar44
Williams, George W. Pvt 576th MOS 521 = Airman Basic.33556972.Per SO#186, 12Sep44, MOS change from 521 to 650.
Williams, Gerald B. 1/Lt 10th SCS; Gp HQ Per SO#128, 8Jul44, TD to Sta 101 to appear before CMB.Per SO#167, 22Aug44, transferred from Gp HQ to 10th SCS.
Williams, Herbert D. Pfc 576th and 578th MOS 861 = Surgical Technician
Williams, John T. Pfc 1825th Ord S&M Co  
Williams, Richard F. S/Sgt    
Williams, Russell K. S/Sgt 576th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer
Williams, Thomas D. Pvt 578th Airplane Mechanic
Williamson, Alfred R. Pvt 577th MOS 060 = Cook.Per LFW, 577th Mess Sergeant
Willis, George B. 1/Lt 1287th MP Co Det A Asst Provost Marshall - Individual photo
Willsea, Ralph W. Pfc 578th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer - 578th Sqdn Armament Section   578th Armament
Wilson, Arthur Pfc 577th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer
Wilson, James A. Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
Wilson, Jim F. Cpl 578th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer - 578th Sqdn Armament Section
Wilson, John W. Sgt 577th  
Wilson, Lester C. T/Sgt 578th assigned, MOS 748
Wilson, Robert C. 1/Lt 578th 578th Asst Engineering Officer
Wiltrout, Raymond E. Sgt 576th 576th Medical Section
Wimberly Pfc 576th MOS 501 = Admin and Tech Clerk
Windland, John W. 1/Sgt 577th First Sergeant
Winfield, Daniel F. Pvt 577th MOS 239 = Teletypewriter Mechanic
Wing, Sherwood O. Pvt 579th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Winger, Ode Pvt 579th MOS 683 = Bombsight Mechanic
Winkler, Edward J. Pvt 10thStaCompSq and 577th  
Winkles, K.B. Pvt 1217th QM Svc Gp 1217th QM Co - 1217th-QM-Co-AVN-May-1994 NEWS
Winland, John W.   577th  
Winters, Charles F. Pvt 577th MOS 683 = Bombsight Mechanic
Wipfler, Leonard A. 1/Lt Gp Hq and 578th Gp Personnel Officer, Asst Adjutant, 578th Sq Adjutant - Individual Photo   Individual Photo
Wirth, Harry R. Cpl 1287th MP Co Det A  
Wisnicwski, John J. Cpl 10thStaCompSq  
Witczak, Leonard T. Pfc 1825th 1943 roster   Lee, Dye, Witczak
Wloszek, Edwin B. Pvt 579th MOS 504
Woder Sgt 579th 579th ground crew Sep 1980 2ADA Journal
Woder, Walter C. Pvt 577th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Wolf, Howard M. Sgt 1825th Ord S&M Co  
Wolfe, Irvin F. Cpl 578th MOS 686 = Airplane Instrument Mechanic, Specialist
Wolfe, Linford G. S/Sgt    
Wolfe, Pete J. S/Sgt 578th TD for sighting and harmonization school.Per SO#54, 9Mar45, 579th, MOS change from 611 to 612.
Wolfinger, Raymond E. Pvt 577th MOS 620 = Parachute Rigger and Repairman
Wolfson, Milton L. 2/Lt 579th 579th Asst Sq Intelligence Officer
Wood, Edwin T. Capt 576th Asst Billeting Ofcr.Per Feb96 News, was first adjutant, then S-2 in 576th. - 576th Sqdn Officers #1   576th Sqdn Officers #2
Wood, George J. Sgt Gp Hq MOS 867 = Radar Mechanic, Bombardment.Transferred from 44th BG.
Wood, John T. S/Sgt 579th TD to Martin Turret maint. School.32447326
Wood John T., Jr. Pfc 577th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer
Woodard, Lawrence E. Capt   Flight Surgeon - Hospital Staff, 20 Feb 1944   Individual Photo
Woodby, Eddie L. Pvt Gp Hq and 10thStaCompSq MOS 590 = Laborer
Woodman Cpl 576th Parachute Rigger
Woodruff, Thomas R. Cpl 578th Admin & Technical Clerk
Woodson, Roy M. Pvt SO#11, 1Apr43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Woodward, James C. Pfc 579th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer
Worden Jr, Fredric E. Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
Worman, Harry L. Cpl 577th On Detty's ground crew, maintained YMCA Flying Service
Wos, Edward A. Pvt 1217th QM Svc Gp  
Woyden, Edward L. Pvt 577th MOS 504 - Football Team
Woytkowski, Henry F. Cpl 10th SCS SO#84, 1Dec43
Wozniak, Stephen A. Pvt 577th MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Wray, Walter E. Sgt 578th sent TD to 52nd Fighter Control Sq
Wright   Photographic Section #2  
Wright, John L. Pfc 578th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer
Wright, Paul L. T/Sgt Gp Hq MOS 890 = Photo Interpreter - E. Dereham 1943   Individual Photo
Wrigley, John F. Sgt 10thStaCompSq  
Wullschleger, Richard D. Pfc 1217th QM Svc Gp 1217th QM Co - 1217th-QM-Co-AVN-May-1994 NEWS
Wyllie, James D. Sgt 579th MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer.According to the Report of Aircraft Accidend, he received severe lacerations on his scalp and cheek and lost his left middle finger during the aircraft fire on 5 dec43.