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Below are the casualties for the 39th Bomb Group, listed as found in the source material and updated as required. To read a specific section click on the section name below.  The number in the ( ) indicates the number of names listed in each section.  For the MIA Section click on the letter of the last name to jump to that area of the MIA list.
Killed In Action - (23)
Died of Injuries - (1)
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Seriously Wounded In Action - (1)
Seriously Injured In Action - (3)
POW - (3)
Died Non Battle - (19)
Aircraft Loss

39TH BOMB GROUP CASUALTIES 
Name
Crew
Serial Number
Notes
KILLED IN ACTION [ top of page ]
Sgt Raymond E. Barczak 33904638 MACR# 14833
Sgt Kenneth Colli 11104535 MACR# 14833
M/Sgt John W. Courtney
33064522
per video tape of Sgt Charles E. Jackson, RO, P-40
Cpl David R. Curry  131191087 MACR# 14511
Sgt Gerald A. Drouin  36959975 MACR# 14511
F/O Kenneth E. Durham  T-129133 MACR# 14833
F/O Milford G. Fredenburg T-136545 MACR# 14511
F/O Fred C. Graesslin T-138214 MACR# 14511
1st Lt Donald Q. Hopkins  0-793771 MACR# 14833
Sgt Melvin J. Howard 39293587 MACR# 14511
F/O William G. Joyce T-4124 MACR# 14833
Capt Cornelius W. Kobler 0-666191  MACR# 14511
M/Sgt Gerhard J. Kuehler 20800319 MACR# 14833
F/O Maurice E. Long T-131545 MACR# 14833
Sgt Henry T. Matthaus 3479505
S/Sgt Edward J. Mose, Jr. 336643308 (?) MACR# 14833
2nd Lt Clarence G. Ogden 0-2079081 MACR# 14511
Sgt Justin J. Patsey  42094083 MACR# 14833
F/O Maurice J. Powsner T-132514 MACR# 14833
Cpl George W. Roberts 6860412 MACR# 14511
2nd Lt Walter C. Roessig, Jr.  0-2068758
S/Sgt Thomas G. Ulrich 36833445 MACR# 14833
2nd Lt Thomas P. Winteringer 0-8366210 MACR# 14511
Cpl Luther Woods 34829853 MACR# 14511
DIED OF INJURIES [ top of page ]
Sgt Esteban Garcia, Jr 38555760
MISSING IN ACTION [ top of page ]
A [ top of page ]
T/Sgt Robert L. Addleman 16042855 MACR# 14333
S/Sgt Gerald W. Arundale 16137110 MACR# 14367
B [ top of page ]
Cpl David W. Barr  12239623 MACR# 14490
T/Sgt Clarence W. Beevers (P-31, FE) 14060525 MACR# 14333
2nd Lt William F. Blackinton  0-828924 MACR# 14328
1st Lt Arthur C. Bowman 02068580 MACR# 14943
C [ top of page ]
2nd Lt Jesse H. Chaffin 0785375 MACR# 14279
T/Sgt Harry W. Clark 16003217 MACR# 14367
F/O lrving A. Cohen T-1284433 MACR# 14279
Capt Harris E. Collins, Jr 0-369738 MACR# 14537
2nd Lt Joseph F. Connolly, Jr. 0-2063367 MACR# 14249
Cpl Bertrand H. Constantine
-
39333796 Lost 16 April 1945 P-11 passenger
AAF Major Accident Report
# 45-4-16-507
2nd Lt Charles B. Coutts 0-785481 MACR# 14333
2nd Lt Jack B. Covington  0-880541 MACR #14490
D [ top of page ] 
Sgt William T. Davenport, Jr. 17122771 MACR# 14539
Capt Lawrence H. Devine 0-725491 MACR# 14943
F/O David P. Donahoo, Jr. T-128440 MACR# 14333
M/Sgt Roy V. Duncan 6271653 AAF Major Accident Report
# 45-4-16-507
E [ top of page ]
1st Lt Smith L. Edwards 0-793173 MACR# 14367
1st Lt James M. Engholdt  0-1317770 MACR# 14367
F [ top of page ]
Sgt William T. Findley  37727699 MACR# 14537
1st Lt Claude M. Fisher 0-854163 MACR# 14328
G [ top of page ]
H [ top of page ]
Sgt Milford F. Haines 36842208 MACR #14490
2nd Lt Donald H. Haynes 0-828007 MACR# 14279
Capt Ralph H. Hazel  - Grp FE 0-571983 Date of loss matches that of Crew 50 (only crew lost this date) MACR# 14328
S/Sgt Astor G. Hero 12052652 MACR#14943
1st Lt Robert L. Hickey (Radar, P-36) 0-873820 MACR#14943
J [ top of page ]
Cpl Milton Jacobs (Crew 11R) 35517801 Date of loss matches that of Crew 16 (only crew lost this date) MACR# 14367
K [ top of page ]
T/Sgt Edward M. Kanick 13006441 MACR# 14594
2nd Lt Odie A. Kelly  02068100 MACR# 14367
Capt Reece Killpack 0-428961  MACR# 14537
1st Lt Howard Kolbert - (61st Sq Radar) 0-865220  MACR# 14425
2nd Lt Aaron M. Kopit 0-828460  MACR# 14333
Sgt Walter E. Kurasowicz 31390014  MACR# 14279
L [ top of page ]
Sgt Frederick D. Langham 6815274  MACR# 14279
Sgt Carl R. Larson 42080304  MACR# 14279
2nd Lt Gerald M. Levinson 0-2056427  MACR #14490
2nd Lt Harold W. Lockwood  0-868819  MACR# 14279
Cpl Marvin H. Long  34882642 MACR# 14333
M/Sgt Clare A. Lovelace 18053907 MACR# 14539
M [ top of page ]
2nd Lt Jim A. Mc Candless  0-2057811 MACR# 14333
Sgt Maurice G. McCormick  17053688 MACR# 14279
2nd Lt James I. McLatchy 0-2067961 MACR# 14279
S/Sgt Jasper Martinez, Jr. 39145247 MACR# 14943
Sgt Charles Markowitz  42064110 MACR# 14539
2nd Lt Joe B. Medina 0-771758 MACR #14490
2nd Lt Phillip S. Munson 02068444 AAF Major Accident Report
# 45-4-16-507
N [ top of page ]
Sgt Peter G. Navarra 32827997 AAF Major Accident Report
# 45-4-16-507
2nd Lt Joseph B. Neden, Jr. 0-825953 MACR# 14537
Sgt Ernest E. Nyholm, Jr. 42071979 MACR# 14367
O [ top of page ]
1st Lt John D. O' Reilly 0740899 AAF Major Accident Report
# 45-4-16-507
1st Lt Alexander Orionchek 0-683054 MACR# 14333
P [ top of page ]
Capt Richard E. Paquette 0-424416 MACR #14490
1st Lt Benjamin L. Powell 0-675871 MACR# 14328
R [ top of page ]
2nd Lt John A. Rauzi 0785507 AAF Major Accident Report
# 45-4-16-507
Sgt Eugene C. Reck 13155100 MACR# 14537
Cpl Stewart J. Reid 36864752 AAF Major Accident Report
# 45-4-16-507
1st Lt William A. Reith 0-864332 MACR #14490
1st Lt Ernest Rogers 0-735928 1
Cpl Walter M. Rusin 32948786 AAF Major Accident Report
# 45-4-16-507
Sgt Carlton W. Russell 32948786 MACR#14943
S [ top of page ]
S/Sgt Robert J. Sabol 0-424416 MACR #14490
2nd Lt Hammond D. Sadler 01684209 MACR#14943
Sgt Anthony Scaffidi 38171075 AAF Major Accident Report
# 45-4-16-507
Sgt Richard J. Sloane 19153137 MACR# 14328
Sgt Jack W. Smith  20446138 MACR# 14328
1st Lt William J. Southall, Jr 0-0668661 MACR# 14279
Cpl John C. Sprosty, Jr. 15399537 MACR# 14333
S/Sgt Mervin L. Stanton 19145957 MACR# 14425
2nd Lt Harry F. Stallings, Jr. 02063527 AAF Major Accident Report
# 45-4-16-507
Cpl Raymond M. Stoll 31390507 AAF Major Accident Report
# 45-4-16-507
2nd Lt Robert W. Swart 0-777043 MACR# 14328
T [ top of page ]
S/Sgt Lawrence J. Toeppe 15329499 MACR # 14539
Cpl Albert P. Tomasetti  42094232 MACR # 14333
1st Lt Leon Tomberg  37358496 MACR # 14490
Sgt Paul P. Trujillo  37358496 MACR # 14328
U [ top of page ]
V [ top of page ]
S/Sgt John Venturelli 39567330 MACR# 14943
Cpl Conrad E. Vogt 18227530 MACR# 14333
W [ top of page ]
2nd Lt Jack G. Wampack 0781470 AAF Major Accident Report
# 45-4-16-507
2nd Lt Austin L. Wible 0-2058602 MACR# 14537
Capt John C. Wilkie 0-433161  MACR# 14537
Sgt Myron D. Williams  42107977 MACR# 14537
Sgt Joe D. Wilson  37533450 MACR# 14279
Sgt William L. Wood  36873651 MACR# 14333
SERIOUSLY WOUNDED IN ACTION [ top of page ]
1st Lt Robert C. Morton 0-739190
SERIOUSLY INJURED IN ACTION [ top of page ]
F/O Aldwyn B. Fields T-129136
1st Lt Edmund J. Flynn  0-745661
Sgt Robert E. Wisniski 33699391
POW [ top of page ]
Sgt Lloyd R. Hill - Survived 37681262 MACR #14490
Sgt Sherwood C. Kiernan - Survived 31381093 MACR #14490
Sgt Harry Slater, Jr. - Survived 39286722 MACR# 14511
DIED NON BATTLE [ top of page ]
Sgt John W. Anderson (62nd BS) 37198752 National Archives
T/Sgt Jess J. Ausburn
P-50
18037452 National Archives
S/Sgt Alfred G. Booker 17000156 MACR # 15308
Cpl Slyvester Cancellieri 12202122 MACR # 15308
1st Lt Edward T. Charles, Jr. (247th BU) 0-670002 National Archives
M/Sgt John W. Courtney 33064522 National Archives
Cpl Ralph C. De Moss (247th BU) 14065328 National Archives
Cpl Leslie P. Fries 20365244 National Archives
Cpl John H. Gavin 31370021 National Archives
2nd Lt Joseph Georgeoff 0-2064239 MACR # 15308
Cpl Earl J. Gilbert 33515150 National Archives
Capt Alan M. Miller 0-412870 National Archives
Cpl Larry Muss 32988941 MACR # 15308
Cpl John E. Nandino 39568287 National Archives
2nd Lt Lewis S. Phillps 0-830911 National Archives
1st Lt Ernest T. Rogers (869th BS, 497th BG) 0-735928 National Archives
2nd Lt Pliny G. Saeger 0-760731 MACR # 15308
1st Lt Glenn H. Silver 0-737876 MACR # 15308
Pfc Herbert Zwillinger 32224447 MACR # 15308

 39th BG Aircraft Loss
Date Combat Non-Combat Transfer
Mar 1945  0  0  0
April 1945  5  0 0
May 1945 5 2 3
June 1945 2 1 0
July 1945 1 0 4
August 1945 0 0 3
Total 13 3 10

If anyone has any information regarding persons listed without crew designation or dedication pages please contact updates@39th.org
 Source:  "History of the 39th Bomb Group"; Sparky Corradina, 40th BG Assoc.; Jim Kasmarek, Suzanne Sadler Stone