458th Bombardment Group (H)

  Honoring those who served with the 458th BG during World War II

Personnel - F

Aircrew

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 Name  Rank  Pos Unit  Pilot
Faggioli, Paul S T/Sgt Flight Engineer 754 Watson
Fahey, James B 2Lt Navigator 752 Hons
Fahnestock, Frederick H S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 754 Lamers
Fair, Duane V T/Sgt Radio Operator 755 Hood
Fairfield, Creed R S/Sgt Tail Turret Gunner 752 Brown, R.A.
Fairfield, DeWayne C S/Sgt   753 Hood
Falkenstein, Wayne T S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 753 LaJeunesse
Fancher, Robert F 2Lt   754 Rupley
Farmer, Fred S 1Lt Bombardier 755 Gentry
Farnham, Arthur J S/Sgt Truck Driver, Light/Aerial Gunner 752 Perry?
Farrell, Robert F 2Lt Navigator 755 Klusmeyer
Fay, Harold D 1Lt Bombardier 755 Stewart
Fedunak, Peter 1Lt Navigator 755 Eisert
Feist, Robert S S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 752  
Feldman, Joseph M F/O Navigator 753 Piskin
Feldman, Milton M 2Lt Navigator 752 Haydon
Fell, Basil J Sgt Aerial Gunner 754 Helfrecht
Feller, Gaston R 1Lt Bombardier 754 Dwyre
Fellner, Paul P S/Sgt Aerial Gunner 753 Akin
Felthouse, Frank G Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 755 O'Hara
Feng, Chester S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 752 Swingle
Ferguson, Richard N S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 755 Mattson/Olney
Ferguson, William S S/Sgt Flight Engineer 754 Goldsmith
Ferguson, Jr, Frank M Sgt Aerial Gunner 753 Fleming
Fernandez, Harry R S/Sgt Aerial Gunner 753 LaJeunesse
Ferrance, Bernard A 1Lt Pilot 752 Ferrance
Ferrando, John R S/Sgt Waist Gunner 755 Stoneburner
Ferrell, Charles R S/Sgt Aerial Gunner 754 Cook
Ferrell, George A T/Sgt Flight Engineer 752 Cragun
Ferriell, Kendrick E 2Lt Pilot 752 Ferriell
Ferrier, Americo D Sgt Aerial Gunner 754 Henderson
Ferrier, James E T/Sgt RO 755 Boyle
Ferrier, Jerry H 1Lt Bombardier 754 Williams, E
Ferris, Clarence W T/Sgt Flight Engineer 753 Matze
Fick, Lawrence R Capt Navigator 752 Koehn
Fiebiger, Raymond C S/Sgt Aerial Gunner, 2/E 754 Rogers
Fields, Melvin E Capt Co-pilot 753 Matze
Fifer, Walter C T/Sgt Radio Operator 753 Clark
Fikes, Elmo R T/Sgt Radio Operator 753 Alvestad
Finlayson, Donald E 1Lt Navigator 754 Cook
Finn, Hugh I S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 752 Vermieren
Finn, Robert T Sgt Flight Engineer 755 O'Hara
Finster, William C 2Lt   752 Smith, CL
Fischer, Roy J S/Sgt Aerial Gunner 753 Wilburn
Fish, Arthur L S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 752 O'Regan
Fisher, Carson L S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 754 Watson
Fisher, Virgil L 1Lt Navigator 754 Klein
Fitting, Alvin A S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 752 Vermieren
Fittinger, James L S/Sgt Waist Gunner 753 Spaven
Fitts, Paul M Sgt Aerial Gunner 755 Allen
Fitzgerald, Edward J S/Sgt Flight Engineer 752 Roubal
Fitzgerald, William M 2Lt Bombardier 755 Lobo
Fitzgerald, Jr, Clarence F Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 753 McCoy
Fitzpatrick, James J S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 752 Claggett
Flach, Joseph L S/Sgt Flight Engineer 754 Dwyer
Flateland, Donald J T/Sgt RO 754 Canady
Flaugher, Harold J S/Sgt Flight Engineer 754 Northrop
Fleenor, Joseph M T/Sgt Radio Operator 753 Robeson
Fleming, George W S/Sgt Aerial Gunner 752 Jackson, WE
Fleming, Hayes B 2Lt Pilot 753 Fleming
Fletcher, Robert G 1Lt Pilot 754 Fletcher
Flood, James E Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 753 Hartswick
Flores, Carlos R S/Sgt Aerial Gunner, 2/E 754 Lockridge
Florey, Percy W S/Sgt Aerial Gunner 752 Laird
Flowers, Herbert S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 752 Weber
Floyd, John B 1Lt Pilot 755 Floyd
Fogg, Scott S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 755 Burtis
Foisey, Robert W 2Lt   755 Walker, P
Foley, Carson E T/Sgt Aerial Gunner 752 Hayzlett
Foley, John D 2Lt   754 Barnhart
Foley, Jr, David J T/Sgt Radio Operator 754 Stilson
Folk, Leonard 1Lt   755 Mitchell
Forbes, Henry J Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 755 Adamson
Forester, Samuel G S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 754 Minor
Forgione, Richard R 2Lt   752 Allen, R
Forrest, Lawrence P T/Sgt Flight Engineer 755 Wells
Forrest, Jr, Aubrey E S/Sgt Aerial Gunner 752 Laird
Fortune, Earl W T/Sgt Radio Operator 755 Stroup
Fose, Robert R 2Lt   752 Smith, WB
Fossa, John P Sgt Aerial Gunner 752 McCartney
Foster, Willis A T/Sgt Flight Engineer 753 Alvestad
Found, Howard E S/Sgt Nose Turret Gunner 754 Harris
Foutch, Franklin A S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 753 McCoy
Fowler, Charlie M S/Sgt Aerial Gunner 753 Morford
Fox, Jr, William A Sgt Aerial Gunner 754 Doyle
Frady, Sgt Ball Turret Gunner - Move to ETO? 754 Stilson
Fraley, James E T/Sgt Radio Operator 754 Woodward
France, Cleatus W S/Sgt Aerial Gunner/Radar Observer, Sea Search 752 Spratt, Jr
Francis, Jay W Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 752 Martin, W
Francis, Richard D 2Lt   753 Kelly
Franklin, Glenn V S/Sgt Aerial Gunner 754 Fletcher
Fraser, Donald A 1Lt Bombardier 755 Brumby
Frauman, Burt 1Lt Navigator 754 Williams, E
Fraysier, Henry F 1Lt Navigator 755  
Frazer, Jr, Charles Sgt Waist Gunner 754 Duke
Frazier, Charles A Sgt Waist Gunner 752 Morris
Frazier, Robert C T/Sgt Radio Operator 752 Grice
Frederick, William R 2Lt Pilot 755 Frederick
Freeman, Billy L Sgt Tail Turret Gunner 755 Adamson
Freeman, Vernon W S/Sgt Aerial Gunner 755 Hemrich
Freeman, Walter H S/Sgt Waist Gunner 752 Abramowitz
Freeman, William C T/Sgt Flight Engineer 753 Hartswick
French, Joseph H 1Lt Pilot 755 French
French, Wayne E 1Lt Co-pilot 752 Gulick
French, William L S/Sgt Gunner 752 Josephson
Frenz, Jr, Frederick S/Sgt Flight Engineer 753 Krueger
Fretwell, Robert B T/Sgt RO 752 Rew
Freudenberger, Arthur T 1Lt Navigator 755 Quirk
Freye, Justin M S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 754 Herdti
Frick, Marlin E Sgt Aerial Gunner 752 Hendrickson
Fricks, Terrell Sgt Aerial Gunner, 2/E 755 Klusmeyer
Friese, Lester A S/Sgt Radio Operator 752 Evans, R
Friesen, Donald I S/Sgt Aerial Gunner, 2/E 754 Ruark
Fringer, Duncan L S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 754 Nelson
Frohlich, Sigmund S/Sgt Radio Operator 752 Haydon
Frohm, Thursten W S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 753 Dyer
Frones, Raymond H 2Lt Bombardier 755 McArdle
Frost, Austin W 1Lt   753 DeCow
Fryer, James C T/Sgt Flight Engineer 753 Tooman
Fugett, Frank J 2Lt Co-pilot 754 Watson
Fuhrman, Frederick J S/Sgt Radio Operator 754 Besten
Fuller, Forrest H Sgt Aerial Gunner 752 Smith, WB
Fullerton, John O 2Lt Navigator 754 Armour
Fulton, James L 1Lt Navigator 752 Rew
Funderburk, Marion E S/Sgt Flight Engineer 752 Giesen
Fuqua, William J 2Lt Co-pilot 754 Barton
Furrelle, Frank K F/O   752 Clutter


Ground men
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 Name  Rank MOS  Job Unit  Info Source  Comments
Fagan, Charles K Cpl 055 Clerk, General   SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 814th Air Engineering Sqdn
Fagan, William A Cpl     754 SO299: 27-Nov-44 TD to AAF 582
Fain, Otheal M Pfc 120 Meat or Dairy Inspector HQ SO77: 29-Mar-45 Assigned from 70th RD
Fair, Richard L Tec5 405/275 Clerk-Typist/Classification Spec 1080Sig SO200: 01-Aug-44 Reclassified
Fairbanks, Luther J Col     96CBW SO282: 08-Nov-44 TD to AAF 586
Falbo, Anthony Cpl 747/590 Airpl, Eng Mech/Duty Soldier III 752 SO228: 01-Sep-44 Reclassified 747 to 590
Falcone, Joseph J Sgt 862 Radar Mechanic, IFF (LORAN) HQ SO46: 22-Feb-45 Trsfr to 754th Sqdn
Falconer, Edward R Pfc 555 Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker 469SD SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 814th Air Engineering Sqdn
Falkonbury, Eugene W Tec5     1080Sig SO149: 06-Jun-44 Now on SD at AAF 147 placed on TD
Falls, Joshua J Pvt 590 Duty Soldier III 753 SO12: 13-Jan-45 Promoted to Pfc
Fant, Ernest S S/Sgt 750 Airplane Crew Chief 753 SO312: 12-Dec-44 Assigned from AAF 147
Faoro, Leo D Pfc 114 Machinist 469SD SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 814th Air Engineering Sqdn
Farina, Liberio T/Sgt 502 Administrative NCO 638 FR340: 15-May-45 Awards - Meritorius Achievement Award
Farley, Jr, James J Sgt 060 Cook 1105QM SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 638th Air Material Sqdn
Farmer, John M Sgt 521/050 Airman Basic/Carpenter, General 469SD SO193: 25-Jul-44 Reclassified
Farmer, William O Cpl 677 Military Policeman 377 FR333: 25-May-45 Assigned from 987 MP Co (Avn) on dy w/MPs
Farnham, George M Cpl     858Cml SO262: 12-Oct-44 TD to AAF 520
Farrell, John H S/Sgt 513 Airplane Inspector 755 SO298: 30-Dec-43 Airplane Inspector
Farrow, Thomas O Cpl 555 Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker 469SD SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 814th Air Engineering Sqdn
Fate, Boston J Pfc 590 Duty Soldier III 754 SO63: 15-Mar-45 Assigned
Fawley, Clyde L Sgt 060 Cook 755 FR1398: 20-Sep-44 TD to Lille, France, Return HSF 10/20
Fazio, Frank A Pfc     753 SO193: 25-Jul-44 TD 231st Sta Hosp - Op Rm Procs
Feathergill, Lynn A Tec4     1080 Sig SO71a: 14-Mar-45 From AAF 365 - DS to AAF1 46 (J.Nelson)
Federowicz, Edwin P Pvt 747 Airplane & Engine Mech 752 SO53: 03-Mar-45 Promoted to Pfc
Feely, Dan W Pvt 657 Medical Aid Man 753 SO68: 20-Mar-45 Assigned
Feiling, Bruno W LtCol   Group Operations Officer HQ SO196: 28-Jul-44 Reld member Flying Eval Board
Feinberg, Harry Capt   Dental Officer 60SC SO79: 31-Mar-45 TD to AAF 557 render med care rst hm
Feldhammer, Carl Pvt 405 Clerk-Typist 752 SO41: 17-Feb-45 Reld fr atchd 1119MP - atchd Det A 1261MP
Feldman, Harry Cpl 754 Radio Mechanic, AAF 754 SO69: 21-Mar-45 Reduced to gr Pvt
Feldman, Maj     HQ GrpRec: 22-Aug-45 New 755th Sqdn CO
Fellows, Raymond J Pfc 932 Special Vehicle Operator 60SC SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 814th Air Engineering Sqdn
Femenella, Rocco A Pvt 677 Military Policeman DetA SO87: 08-Apr-45 USSAF MF6158 trsf EM Inf Reinf Trng
Fenton, Melvin 1Lt     60SC SO312: 12-Dec-44 TD from 1 SAD AAF 595
Ferguson, Albert F 1Lt     1105QM SO249: 26-Sep-44 Aptd Salvage Officer
Fescharek, Frederick H Capt     755 SO172: 03-Jul-44 DS to HQ AAF 147 2BD
Fiala, Charles S/Sgt 860 Radar Mechanic (GEE) 752 FR920: 01-May-45 Awards - Certificate of Meritorius Achievement
Fiaschetti, Leonard S Pfc 677 Military Policeman 1261MP SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 377th HQ/Base Air Svc Grp
Fields, William Pfc 345 Truck Driver, Light 753 SO30: 04-Feb-45 Reld from Ord Dept & asgnd AC
Filewicz, Paul Sgt     753 SO43: 19-Feb-45 Naturalization reporting witness
Finch, Hubert A Cpl 264 X-Ray Technician 60SC SO319: 21-Dec-44 Assigned from AAF 147
Finch, Robert B Pvt     1245QM SO7: 08-Jan-45 Prisoner confined in Depot Q-105
Fincham, Perry T Pvt 590 Duty Soldier III 753 SO37: 13-Feb-45 Reld from 1119MP
Fincham, Samie H S/Sgt 836 Sound Recorder, Field Artillery 469SD SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 638th Air Material Sqdn
Fink, Jerome D Pfc 237 Teletype Operator 60SC SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 377th HQ/Base Air Svc Grp
Finlay, Roy L Pfc 638 Tele Equip Inst/Repair Local Battery 754 SO130: 23-May-45 Reduced to gr Pvt - misconduct
Finney, Harry E Tec5     858Cml SO101: 22-Apr-45 TD to AAF572 Vehicle Wthrprf course
Fischer, Anthony Pfc 055 Clerk, General 1105QM SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 814th Air Engineering Sqdn
Fischer, Frank H Cpl 014 Automotive Mech (2nd Echelon) 755 SO56: 07-Mar-45 Assigned from 70th RD
Fischer, Joseph M 1Lt   Photo Officer HQ GrpRec: 30-Dec-43 Key Personnel - Sta & Grp Photo Off
Fishack, Pvt       GrpRec: 24-Mar-44 From sick in qtrs to duty
Fisher, George J 2Lt       GrpRec: 08-May-44 Assigned to 987th MP Co (Avn)
Fisher, John H Pfc     469SD SO303: 01-Dec-44 DS from AAF 147 APO558
Fiske, Stanley A 1Lt     755 SO189: 21-Jul-44 Count Cash on hand for Maj Karst
Fitzgerald, Merle S S/Sgt 760D Radio Operator, AACS 131AACS SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 377th HQ/Base Air Svc Grp
Fitzpatrick, John F 1/Sgt     752 FR844: 01-Dec-44 First sqdn personnel to get married
Fitzsimmons, Vincent Cpl 345 Truck Driver, Light 60SC SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 377th HQ/Base Air Svc Grp
Flaherty, George B Pfc 835/521 Supply Technician, AAF/Airman Basic 753 SO169: 30-Jun-44 Reclassified
Fleming, Frederick D Sgt 505 Ammunition NCO 752 SO87: 08-Apr-45 USSAF MF6158 trsf EM Inf Reinf Trng
Flickinger, Russell G Pfc 932 Special Vehicle Operator 754 SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 814th Air Engineering Sqdn
Florentz, Theodore R Capt 3162 Flight Surgeon 752 FR870: 01-Feb-45 TD to 108th GH Month of Eye surgeries
Flowers, Elbert Pfc 911 Airplane Armorer 60SC SO146: 03-Jun-44 Transferrd to 755th Sqdn
Floyd, Jr, Olin M Pfc 237 Teletype Operator 753 SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 377th HQ/Base Air Svc Grp
Flucht, William H Cpl 901 Munitions Worker 752 SO47: 24-Feb-45 Trsfr for Inf Reinf Trng 12th RD
Fluitt, Wilford M Capt   Communications Officer 755 FR1434: 01-Dec-44 Appointed Asst Sta & Grp Comm Officer
Flynn, John J Pfc     861AE SO130: 23-May-45 Attached to 814 Air Eng Sqdn
Foltz, Roland W Pfc 650 Telephone Switchboard Operator 755 SO30: 04-Feb-45 Assigned from 70th RD (Formerly of the infantry)
Ford, Hugh V Pvt 677 Military Policeman 1119MP SO224: 28-Aug-44 Trnsf from 754th
Foreman, Horace G Pfc 345 Truck Driver, Light 469SD SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 377th HQ/Base Air Svc Grp
Foreman, Jr, Earl L Pvt 590 Duty Soldier III 469SD SO44: 20-Feb-45 Trsfr for Inf Reinf Trng 12th RD
Forestier, Jr, Edward H Pfc 573 Welder, Aircraft 753 SO68: 20-Mar-45 Assigned
Forsyth, Kelsey R Pfc 256 Welder, Combination 469SD SO86: 07-Apr-45 Assigned
Foshey, Charles E Pvt 747 Airplane & Engine Mech 752 SO53: 03-Mar-45 Promoted to Pfc
Foster, Clarence A Cpl 685/958 Airplane Elec Mec, Specialist/? 469SD SO274: 28-Oct-44 Reclassified
Foster, Homer L S/Sgt 555 Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker 469SD SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 814th Air Engineering Sqdn
Foster, James E Cpl     754 SO164: 24-Jun-44 TD to Derby - Hauling Supplies
Foux, Levy J Pfc     755 SO3: 03-Jan-45 TD to Sheffield p/u supplies
Fox, Charles E Pvt     753 SO107: 28-Apr-45 Assigned
Foy, Glen C Pfc     753 SO107: 28-Apr-45 Assigned
Francis, Charles E Cpl     755 SO243: 19-Sep-44 TD to AAF 470
Frank, Albert W Cpl 805 Cryptographic Technician 755 SO134: 28-May-45 Assigned (Attch from 389th BG)
Frankel, Milton B Pfc 747 Airplane & Engine Mech 755 SO184: 15-Jul-44 Assigned
Franklin, Samuel V Capt     638 FR327: 27-Apr-45 Asst 377th Group Material Officer
Franklin, Cpl       GrpRec: 20-Apr-44 Assigned from 2BD Casual Pool
Franks, Maj     HQ GrpRec: 22-Aug-45 New 752nd Sqdn CO
Frawley, William J M/Sgt 502 Administrative NCO 638 FR340: 15-May-45 Awards - Meritorius Achievement Award
Fraza, Donald A S/Sgt 951 Radio Repairman VHF 1080 Sig SO71a: 14-Mar-45 From AAF 365 - DS to AAF1 46 (J.Nelson)
Frederick, Jr, Leon H T/Sgt 750 Crew Chief 752 FR902: 25-Apr-45 Msn: 94, Engr Abt: 10, High/Curr Cons: 35
Fredericks, Arthur Cpl     752 FR890: 01-Mar-45 Left for infantry with Leahy (also in April 45?)
Fredrikson, Milton W T/Sgt     HQ SO212: 15-Aug-44 Assigned
Freeborn, Jr, Howard Pfc 677 Military Policeman 1261MP SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 377th HQ/Base Air Svc Grp
Freed , Jr, Lawrence Pvt ?47   752 SO4: 04-Jan-45 Promoted to Pfc
Freeman, Rodney Maj   Operations Officer - Cmd Pilot 752 FR793: 04-Aug-44 Sqdn Ops Off TD to States (Soxx 2BD)
Frehse, Alvin H H Sgt     HQ SO314: 15-Dec-44 TD from where??
Freiberg, Louis Cpl 552 Control Tower Operator 60SC SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 377th HQ/Base Air Svc Grp
French, Billy W Pvt 590 Duty Soldier III 752 SO47: 24-Feb-45 Trsfr for Inf Reinf Trng 12th RD
French, Jr, Harry T Sgt 685 Airplane Electrical Mech, Specialist 753 SO47: 24-Feb-45 Promoted to S/Sgt
Friedman, Jacob R 1Lt   Supply Officer 753 FR1087: 26-Apr-45 Asgn 5th Dsergeny(?) Rescue Sqdn AAF 365
Friedrich, Jr, Arthur H Cpl 901 Munitions Worker 752 SO87: 08-Apr-45 USSAF MF6158 trsf EM Inf Reinf Trng
Friley, William T Pfc 590 Duty Soldier III 469SD SO63: 15-Mar-45 Assigned
Fronefield, Louis H Tec5 114 Machinist 1686Ord SO44: 20-Feb-45 Trsfr for Inf Reinf Trng 12th RD
Frost, Robert Cpl 90?   754 SO144: 01-Jun-44 Promoted Sgt
Frost, Vernon G Pvt 601/345 AAA Wpns Crew/Truck Drvr, Lgt 606SC SO169: 30-Jun-44 Reclassified
Frost, Jr, Marion L Cpl 405 Clerk-Typist 755 SO68: 20-Mar-45 Assigned
Fruchtbaum, David Sgt     753 SO315: 17-Dec-44 Assigned from AAF 147
Fry, James E Pvt 901 Munitions Worker 755 SO3: 03-Jan-45 Promoted to Pfc
Fry, Joseph E T/Sgt     1080Sig SO297: 24-Nov-44 TD to AAF 365
Fryburger, Louis R Pvt 677 Military Policeman DetA SO87: 08-Apr-45 USSAF MF6158 trsf EM Inf Reinf Trng
Frye, Karl E 1Lt     26MTU SO324: 27-Dec-44 Class "A" Finance Agent
Fulfer, Charlie T Pfc 590 Duty Soldier III 469SD SO63: 15-Mar-45 Assigned