458th Bombardment Group (H)

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

Personnel - O

Aircrew

aircrew-o
 Name  Rank  Pos Unit  Pilot
Oberste, Ralph J T/Sgt Radio Operator 755 Burtis
O'Brien, John A Sgt Aerial Gunner 755 McNamara
O'Brien, John J S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 755 Albrecht
O'Brien, Martin J T/Sgt Radio Operator 753 Polliard
O'Brien, Richard C 1Lt Navigator 755 Dane
Ocker, Donald S Sgt Aerial Gunner 754 Barnhart
O'Connor, Bernard M T/Sgt Flight Engineer 754 Doyle
Oder, Gilford L Sgt Radio Operator 754 Harris
O'Donnell, Eugene D 2Lt Co-pilot 755 Allen
O'Hara, John B 2Lt Pilot 755 O'Hara
O'Hara, William E S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 753 Polliard
O'Hare, George J Sgt Aerial Gunner 753 Robinson
Olney, Basil R Sgt Waist Gunner 755 Stoneburner
Olney, James E Lt Co-pilot / Pilot 755 Bittler
Olson, George L Sgt Nose Turret Gunner 752 Thompson
O'Malley, John F T/Sgt Flight Engineer 752 Everett
Ordiway, Grant D Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 753 Shannon
O'Reagan, Jack 2Lt Co-pilot / Pilot 752 Craven
Orgain, Donald H Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 754 Totten
Ortega, Jr, Santos T/Sgt Radio Operator 754 Fletcher
Ortiz, Charles R S/Sgt Aerial Gunner 753 Kelly
Ostrow, Jerome G 2Lt Co-pilot 752 Denard
Ottney, Leon C S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 754 Lockridge
Oulette, Victor R S/Sgt Airplane Armorer-Gunner 753 Tooman
Ourada, Albert E S/Sgt Radio Operator 753 Kinney
Owens, Richard S/Sgt Flight Engineer 754 Pierce
Owens, Jr, William F Sgt Waist Gunner 754 Armour


Ground men

ground-o
 Name  Rank MOS  Job Unit  Info Source  Comments
Oatis, E Maj     Finance SO161: 19-Jun-44 Count, verify balance
Oberer, James W S/Sgt 860/853 Radar Mech (GEE)/Radar Mech, Nav 755 FR1398: 20-Sep-44 TD to Lille, France, Return HSF 10/20 - Comm
O'Brien, Robert J Pvt 590 Duty Soldier III 1119MP SO27: 01-Feb-45 Promoted to Pfc
O'Connell, Francis Pfc 590 Duty Soldier III 377 FR333: 25-May-45 Assigned from 987 MP Co (Avn) on dy w/MPs
O'Conner, Martin J Tec5 835 Supply Clerk 638AM SO96: 17-Apr-45 Promoted to Cpl
O'Dell, Douglas R T/Sgt 505 Ammunition NCO 755 FR1465: 01-Mar-45 Trsf to 9th Reinf Dep in France Inf OCS Sch
O'Donnell, John J Cpl 901 Munitions Worker 753 SO273: 27-Oct-44 Assd to Ord Depot
O'Dowd, David J Cpl 237 Teletype Operator 60SC SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 377th HQ/Base Air Svc Grp
Oehler, Albert J Sgt 686 Airplane Inst Mech, Specialist 755 SO134: 28-May-45 Assigned (Attch from 389th BG)
Off, Victor W Sgt 055 Clerk, General 753 SO137: 31-May-45 Assigned from 2AD
Offenstein, Calvin C Pfc 409 Medical Technician HQ SO87: 08-Apr-45 USSAF MF6158 trsf EM Inf Reinf Trng
Oglesby, Aaron B Cpl 555 Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker 469SD SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 814th Air Engineering Sqdn
Oldenburger, William C Sgt 063 Crane Operator 1686Ord SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 638th Air Material Sqdn
Olinger, James L Pvt 590 Duty Soldier III 1119MP SO27: 01-Feb-45 Promoted to Pfc
Oliver, David B Pvt 757/756 Radio Operator/Radio Operator 752 SO14: 16-Jan-45 Reclassified - Former air crew (Crew 12)
Ollum, John L Maj 2161 Sqdn Operations Officer - Cmd Pilot 755 SO11: 12-Jan-44 Movement (SO frm HQ IV BC)
Olsen, Earl R Sgt     858Cml SO96: 17-Apr-45 TD from ? Asgn to Det "A"
Olshieski, Thaddeus M Pvt 590 Duty Soldier III 752 SO134: 28-May-45 Assigned (Attch from 389th BG)
Olson, Arden L M/Sgt 821 Quartermaster Supply Technician 814 FR351: 06-May-45 Station Pistol Team (won 8AF Championship)
Olson, Arthur W Cpl 867 Radar Mechanic, Bombardment 753 SO134: 28-May-45 Assigned (Attch from 389th BG)
O'Neill, Frederick M LtCol 1024 753BS CO / Cmd Pilot HQ SO196: 28-Jul-44 Aptd Station & Group S3 (Opns-O)
O'Neill, Jeremiah J S/Sgt 301 Investigator 1261MP GrpRec: 20-Apr-44 Assigned from 492nd BG
O'Neill, Loring H Pfc 144 Painter, General 754 FR1286: 07-Apr-45 Assigned to Sqdn replacing infantry trsfrs
Onosrio, Christen Sgt 511/901 Armorer/Munitions Worker 752 SO15: 17-Jan-45 Reclassified
Oppenheimer, Bennet Sgt 405 Clerk-Typist 754 SO209: 12-Aug-44 Trsf to HQ Det 458BG
Osbahr, Arnold J Pfc 590/677 Duty Soldier III/Military Policeman 1119MP SO268: 20-Oct-44 Reclassified
Osborne, David B 2Lt 1024 Pilot (Crew 8) 752 SO102: 29-Dec-43 Reld fr 458BG asgd to 470BG Mt Home, Id
Osborne, Walter W Cpl 756 Radio Operator, AAF 858Cml SO117: 09-May-45 Assigned on TD from AAF 145
Osler, Duncan A Tec4 647/951 Radio Repairman, A/C Equip/? 1080Sig SO200: 01-Aug-44 Reclassified
Osmanski, Anthony J Pvt 345 Truck Driver, Light 469SD SO44: 20-Feb-45 Trsfr for Inf Reinf Trng 12th RD
Osterhout, Ernest F S/Sgt     60SC SO323: 26-Dec-44 TD from where??
O'Toole, Thomas A Pvt     1686Ord SO49(?): 07-Dec-43 Awd of Good Conduct Medal 1yr service
Ovens, William R Cpl     2016Eng SO274: 28-Oct-44 TD to AAF 595 -1SAD
Overstreet, Joseph R Sgt 809 Decontaminating Equip Operator 754 SO200: 01-Aug-44 Promoted to S/Sgt
Owen, Evan J Sgt 623 Finance Clerk-Typist 211Fin SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 377th HQ/Base Air Svc Grp
Owens, William R Cpl 405 Clerk-Typist 2016FF SO94: 15-Apr-45 Trsf to 377th HQ/Base Air Svc Grp
Oyler, George C Maj     HQ SO58: 09-Mar-45 Assigned from 70th RD