AVG Rosters

Complete Roster of the 

American Volunteer Group,  1941-42

The Flying Tigers

Web Editor’s note: A complete roster of all AVG personnel, members and non-members of the Association, may be viewed by clicking the “read more” link.


Headquarters Personnel Roster

The Flying Tigers
Honorably Discharged July 4, 1942


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C. B. Skip Adair Staff, Operations & Supply
John Allard Auto Mechanic
Joseph Alsop Staff Historian
Edmond Baughman Communications
Leo A. Beaupre Clerk, Transportation
Donald Bell Clerk, Transportation
Ernest O. Bonham Communications
James E. Brady Clerk, Transportation
Kenneth V. Breedon Clerk, Administration
Everett Bruce, D.D.S. Dental Surgeon
Boatner R. Carney Staff
Melvin E. Ceder Staff, Police
Charles D. Cribbs Clerk, Medical Orderly
Harvey G. Cross Communications
Albert D. Cushing Clerk, Operations
Doreen Davis Steno, Typist
William H.S. Davis Staff, Asst. Operations
Francis R. Doran Clerk, Administration
Eugene C. Durall, Jr. Clerk, Intelligence
John R. Engler Communications
Richard J. Ernst Communications
Edwin L. Fobes Clerk, Administration
Emma Jane “Red” Foster Nurse
Paul W. Frillmann Chaplain
Robert Gallagher Nurse
Joseph Gasdick Crew Chief; Sheet Metal
Chun Yuen Gee Engineering Helper
Thomas C. Gentry, M.D. Chief Surgeon
Edgar T. Goyette Flight Leader
Harvey K. Greenlaw Staff, Operations
Olga S. Greenlaw Staff, Administration
Thomas M. Henson Clerk, Medical Orderly
Roy G. Hoffman Staff, Armorer
David H. Harris Staff
Burton L. Hooker Parachute Rigger
Marlin R. Hubler Clerk, Operations
Edwin A. Janski Propeller Specialist
Joseph T. Jordan Clerk, Finance
Walter C. Jourdan, Jr. Clerk, Meteorology
Thomas D. Kelly Telephone Lineman
Melvin W. Kiner Telephone Lineman
Robert J.King Communications
Charles C. Leaghty Parachute Rigger
Joseph S. Lee, M.D. Flight Surgeon
Pak On Lee Engineering Helper
Robert K. Lindstedt Communications
Robert P. Locke Propeller Specialist
George L. Lum Engineering Helper
Sharon L. McHenry Clerk, Engineering
Arvold A. Miller Communications
Kenneth R. Moss Clerk, Meteorology
Gerhard Neumann Propeller Specialist
Richard C. Peret Staff, Engineering; Line Chief
Joseph H. Pietsker Photographer
Kee Jeung Pon Engineering Helper
Samuel B. Prevo, M.D. Flight Surgeon
James E. Regis Photographer
Lewis J. Richards, M.D. Flight Surgeon
Rolland L. Richardson Communications
Wayne W. Ricks Propeller Specialist
Robert W. Rogers Crew Chief
Ralph W. Sasser Communications
John E. Shaw Clerk, Medical Orderly
Loy F. Seamster Communications
Edward H. Seavey Clerk, Operations
Milan R. Shields Propeller Specialist
Roger Shreffler Communications
Curtis E. Smith Staff, Group Adjutant; Flight Leader
Robert M. Smith Communications
Jo Buckner Stewart Chief Nurse
William L. Sutherland Auto Mechanic
William A. Sykes Communications
Julian E. Terry Clerk, Administration
William H. Towery Mess Supervisor
Thomas C. Trumble Staff, Secretary to Group Comander
Morgan H. Vaux Communications
Hugh J. Viverette Clerk, Medical Orderly
Manning Wakefield, Jr. Crew Chief
George F. Walters Clerk, Administration
Don A. Whelpley Meteorology
Eloise Whitwer Steno-Typist
John M. Williams Communications
Clifford H. Wilson Auto Mechanic
George Wingshee Engineering Helper
Harvey C. Wirta Armorer
Melvin Woodward Crew Chief
Lem Fong Wu Engineering Helper
Harold G. Wylie Clerk, Finance
Francis Yee Engineering Helper
John P. Young Clerk, Engineering


1st Squadron “Adam and Eve” Personnel Roster

The Flying Tigers
Honorably Discharged July 4, 1942






























Peter Atkinson Wing Man
William Bartling Flight Leader
John Blackburn Wing Man
William Blackburn Crew Chief
Charles Bond Vice Squadron Leader
Carl Brown Flight Leader
George Burgard Flight Leader
Michael Callan Crew Chief
John Carter Line Chief
Edwin Conant Flight Leader
Jack Cornelius Crew Chief
John Croft Flight Leader
Jim Cross Flight Leader
George Curran Crew Chief
John Dean Flight Leader
Walter Dolan Crew Chief
Carl Dorris Clerk-Administration
John Farrell Flight Leader
Irving Gove Crew Chief
Jasper J. Harrington Line Chief
John Hennessy Flight Leader
Louis Hoffman Flight Leader
Frank Jacobson Crew Chief
Al Kaelin Clerk-Administration
Merlin Kemph Crew Chief
Charles Kenner Crew Chief
Stephen Kustay Armorer
Matthew Kuykendall Flight Leader
Edward Leibolt Flight Leader
Jack Linton Armorer
Robert Little Flight Leader
Ernest Loane Wing Man
Joseph Lussier Communications
Edgar McClure Crew Chief
William McGarry Wing Man
Eugene McKinney Armorer
Einar Mickelson Wing Man
Charles V. Misenheimer Crew Chief
Willard Musgrove Crew Chief
Robert Neal Armorer
Robert Neale Squadron Leader
Joseph Noble Peeden Crew Chief
Robert Prescott Flight Leader
Albert Probst Flight Leader
Robert Rasmussen Crew Chief
Donald Rodewald Armorer
Joseph Rosbert Flight Leader
J. Richard Rossi Flight Leader
Charles Sawyer Flight Leader
Robert Sandell Squadron Leader
Frank Schiel Vice Squadron Leader
Wilfred Schaper Crew Chief
Robert H. Smith Flight Leader
John Uebele Crew Chief
Fritz Wolf Flight Leader
Allen Wright Wing Man
Louis Wyatt Communications





























2nd Squadron “Panda Bears” Personnel Roster

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Honorably Discharged July 4, 1942



















John Armstrong Wing Man
George Bailey Crew Chief
Morton Twisty Bent Clerk-Operations
Harold Blackwell Crew Chief
Harry Bolster Wing Man
George Brice Crew Chief
John Bright Flight Leader
Carl Bugler Chief-Administration
Charles Chaney Crew Chief
Allen Christman Flight Leader
John Carter Line Chief
Thomas Cole Wing Man
Otto Daube Crew Chief
William Fish Wing Man
Harry Fox Line Chief
Allen Fritzke Armorer
Henry Geselbracht Flight Leader
Lloyd Gorhan Crew Chief
Lester Hall Wing Man
Maax Hammer Wing Man
David Lee Hill Squadron Leader
James Howard Vice Squadron Leader
Lynn Hurst Wing Man
Thomas Jones Vice Squadron Leader
Robert Keeton Flight Leader
Robert King Communications
Frank Lawlor Flight Leader
Robert Layher Flight Leader
Lacy Mangleburg Wing Man
Kenneth Merritt Wing Man
Alex Mihalko Communications
Robert Moss Flight Leader
Charles Mott Flight Leader
James Musick Armorer
John Newkirk Squadron Leader
John Overley Crew Chief
Preston Paull Crew Chief
George Paxton Flight Leader
John Petach Flight Leader
Herbert Pistole Armorer
Carl Quick Crew Chief
Edward Rector Vice Squadron Leader
Freeman Ricketts Flight Leader
Carson Roberts Communications
John Rumen Armorer
Arnold Shamblin Wing Man
Van Shapard Wing Man
Ralph Schiller Armorer
Frank Swartz Wing Man
Chester Tuley Crew Chief
George Tyrell Crew Chief
Earl Wagner Armorer
Peter Wright Flight Leader










3rd Squadron “Hells’s Angels” Personnel Roster

The Flying Tigers
Honorably Discharged July 4, 1942





























Frank Adkins Flight Leader
Charles Baisden Armorer
Lewis Bishop Vice Squadron Leader
Robert Brouk Flight Leader
Herbert Cavanah Flight Leader
Keith Christensen Armorer
L. Paul Clouthier Clerk-Operations
Leon Colquette Crew Chief
Jesse Crookshanks Crew Chief
John Donovan Wing Man
Parker Dupouy Vice Squadron Leader
Charles Engle Crew Chief
John Fauth Crew Chief
Ben Foshee Wing Man
Charles Francisco Communications
Edward F. Gallagher Crew Chief
Henry Gilbert Wing Man
Paul Greene Flight Leader
Clifford Groh Flight Leader
Thomas Haywood Flight Leader
Robert Hedman Flight Leader
Fred Hodges Flight Leader
Daniel Hoyle Clerk-Administration
Kenneth Jernstedt Flight Leader
Thomas Jones Vice Squadron Leader
Daniel Keller Crew Chief
George Kepka Crew Chief
C.H. Link Laughlin Flight Leader
Elton Loomis Communications
Frank Losonsky Crew Chief
Lacy Mangleburg Wing Man
Neil Martin Flight Leader
Gale McAllister Crew Chief
George McMillan Flight Leader
Charles Older Flight Leader
Arvid Olson Squadron Leader
Henry Olson Crew Chief
Harold Osborne Crew Chief
Ed Overend Flight Leader
Paul Perry Armorer
Joseph Poshefko Armorer
Robert Raine Flight Leader
William Reed Flight Leader
Stanley Regis Crew Chief
Clarence Riffer Armorer
Leo Schramm Crew Chief
Wilfred Seiple Crew Chief
Erik Shilling Flight Leader
Robert A. Smith Crew Chief
Robert T. Smith Flight Leader
Edward Stiles Crew Chief
Irving Stolet Crew Chief
Joseph Sweeney Communications
Julian Terry Clerk-Administration
Frank Van Timmeren Line Chief















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