461st plaque

461st Bombardment Group (H)

Headquarters Roster 764th Roster 765th Roster 766th Roster 767th Roster

Roster

Due to the number of inquiries from family members seeking service information, we now have available a version of the roster which contains Name, Serial Number, MOS Number, Crew Number, Squadron, and date of assignment to the 461st.  Further information may be had by writing to either the Group Historian or the Webmaster.  Requests for address information on living members will be forwarded to the Group member for action on his own.

Squadron and group officers

Thanks to John Iconis

Squadron and Group Officers w/o Group Commander at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho 1943.

Seated L-R: Murphy, Benjamin S. (765th Bomb); Darden, William H. (766th); Sandall, John C. (765th CO); Grogan, Edwin W. (Grp Exec); Smith, Robert E. (Deputy Grp CO); Scott, R Foster (Grp Adj); Burke, William (Grp Oper); Leffler, George V. (Grp Bomb); Glenn, Royce B. (767th CO); Witte, Albert O. (764th CO); Joyce, John P. (764th Exec); Sheafe, Harry (Eng Off)

Second Row L-R: Stiles, Richard H. (766th Bomb); ?????; ?????; ?????; ?????; Dubal, Robert (765th Bomb); ?????; Iconis, John D. (764th Bomb); ?????; ?????; ?????; Wagener, John A. (Grp Comm)

Back Row L-R: ?????; Woodard, Floyd W.; ?????; ?????; ?????; ?????; ?????; ?????; ?????; ?????

Squadron and group commanders

L-R: Maj. James B. Knapp, 767th Sq CO; Maj. Robert E. Applegate, 765th Sq CO; Lt. Col. Phillip R Hawes, Dep Gp CO; Col. Frederic E. Glantzberg, Gp CO; Capt. James C. Dooley, 766th Sq CO; Capt. Edwin T. Goree, 764th Sq CO

MOS Nos.

014 - Automotive Mechanic (Second Echelon) 0142 - Radar Observer, Bombardment 0200 -
050 - Carpenter, General 0503 - 055 - Clerk, General
056 - Mail Clerk 060 - Cook 0600 -
070 - Draftsman 237 - Teletype Operator 238 - Lineman, Telephone and Telegraph
239 - Teletype Mechanic 256 - Welder, Combination 274 - Writer, Military Subjects
275 - Classification Specialist 283 - Athletic Instructor 309 - Telephone Operator
345 - Truck Driver, Light 405 - Clerk-Typist 409 - Medical Technician
501 - Administrative and Technical Clerk 502 - Administrative Noncommissioned Officer 505 - Ammunition NCO
511 - Armorer 513 - Airplane Inspector 521 - Airman Basic
542 - Communications Chief 552 - Army Control Tower Operator 555 - Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker
562 - 566 - Duty NCO 573 - Welder, Aircraft
584 - 585 - First Sergeant 590 - Laborer
612 - Airplane Armorer–Gunner 620 - Parachute Rigger and Repairman 631 - Intelligence NCO
648 - Radio Repairman 6574 - Medical Aidman 658 - Link Trainer Instructor
664 - Armament Inspector 667 - Message Center Clerk 673 - Medical NCO
674 - Message Center Chief 678 - Power Turret and Gunsight Mechanic 683 - Bombsight Mechanic
685 - Airplane Electrical Mechanic, Specialist 686 - Airplane Instrument Mechanic, Specialist 687 - Message Center Clerk
747 - Airplane and Engine Mechanic 748 - Army Airplane Mechanic–Gunner, Flight Engineer 750 - Airplane Maintenance Technician, Airplane Crew Chief
751 - Airplane Flight Chief 754 - Radio Mechanic, AAF 755 - Army Air Force Radio Operator
757 - Radio Operator– Mechanic–Gunner, AAF 765 - 784 - Weather Observer
787 - Weather Forecaster 805 - Cryptographic Technician 807 - Cryptographer (Code Compiler)
809 - Decontaminating Equipment Operator 813 - Transportation NCOs 821 - Quartermaster Supply Technician
824 - Mess Sergeant 826 - Army Air Forces Supply Technician 835 - Supply Clerk
852 - Radar Mechanic, RCM 853 - Radar Mechanic, Navigation 855 - Dental Technician
861 - Surgical Technician 867 - Radar Mechanic, Bombardment 876 -
888 - Radio Mechanic F 890 - 898 -
901 - Munitions Worker 911 - Airplane Armorer 917 -
929 - Automotive Equipment Operator 931 - Truck Driver, Heavy 932 - Special Vehicle Operator
938 - AAF Gunnery Instructor 940 - Aerial Photographer 941 - Camera Technician
945 - Photography Laboratory Technician 1024 - Pilot, Four-Engine Aircraft 1034 - Navigator
1035 - Bombardier 1038 - Navigator-Bombardier, Radar 1092 - Pilot, B-24
1092-5 - Pilot, B-24 1092-6 - Pilot, B-24 1175 -
2020 - 2110 - 2120 - Administrative Officer
2159 - 2161 - 2162 -
2162-5 - 2162-6 - 2554 - Aerial Gunnery Instructor
3100 - 3170 - 4000 -
4113 - Mess, Supply and Transportation Officer 4532 - Aviation Ordnance Officer 4822 - Armament and Chemical Officer
4823 - Aircraft Engineering Officer 4903 - 5000 - Special Services Officer
5004 - Information and Education Officer 5310 - Chaplain 6402 - Statistical Control Officer
7888 - Radar Observer, R.C.M. 8219 - Weather Observer 8502 - Aerial Photography Officer
8503 - Aerial Photo-Interpreter 9301 - Intelligence Staff Officer 9310 - Inspector General