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ORIGINAL 303rd BG(H) PILOTS
AND THEIR FATE

358th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Rank  NAME   (Final 8th AF Rank) FATE - DATE 303rd BG
Missions
Capt Irl E. Baldwin 14 May 43(25)
1Lt William N. Frost POW 12 Dec 42 (2)
1Lt Robert J. Nolan **  (Capt) 11 Jun 43 (25)
1Lt Oran T. O'Connor ** POW 23 Jan 43(4)
1Lt Lawrence G. Dunnica KIA 16 Feb 43 (8)
2Lt James B. Clark KIA 03 Jan 43 (3)
2Lt Carl H. Morales  (Capt)17 May 43 (25)
2Lt George J. Oxrider  (Maj) (A) KIA (452BG) 09 Apr 44(17)
1Lt Joseph E. Haas ** KIA 23 Jan 43 (6)
2Lt Robert S. O'Connor (CP)  (1Lt) KIA 04 Jul 43 (20)

359th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Rank  NAME   (Final 8th AF Rank) FATE - DATE 303rd BG
Missions
Capt William R. Calhoun **  (LtCol)(B) CO 359BS 19 Aug 43 (25)
1Lt Ercil F. Eyster KIA 04 Apr 43 (12)
1Lt Orville S. Witt KIA 20 Dec 42 (2)
1Lt Harold L. Stouse  (Capt) 10 Apr 43 (25)
1Lt Ross C. Bales ** KIA 14 May 43 (21)
1Lt Jack Roller  (Capt) 10 Apr 43 (25)
1Lt Frank A. Saunders POW 03 Jan 43 (4)
1Lt Arthur E. Reddig KIA 23 Nov 42 (2)
2Lt Ellis J. Sanderson POW 23 Jan 43(7)
2Lt James S. Nix (CP)  (1Lt) KIA 19 Aug 43 (24)

360th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Rank  NAME   (Final 8th AF Rank) FATE - DATE 303rd BG
Missions
Capt Jacob W. Fredericks 13 Jun 43 (25)
Capt Lewis E. Lyle **  (Col) (C) CO 360BS (69)
2Lt Arthur I. Adams KIA 03 Jan 43 (3)
1Lt John W. Farrar **  (Capt) 15 May 43 (25)
1Lt William H. Breed  (Capt) KIA 16 Feb 43 (6)
1Lt Paul F. Flickenger POW 12 Dec 42 (3)
2Lt John A. Castle   (1Lt) (D) unknown(16)
1Lt Louis M. Schulstad  (LtCol) Ops Officer 303BG(44)
2Lt Joseph E. Trojan (CP)  (1Lt) POW 29 May 43 (20)
2Lt Keith O. Bartlett (CP)  (1Lt) KIA 31 Mar 43 (12)

427th Bombardment Squadron (H)
Rank  NAME   (Final 8th AF Rank) FATE - DATE 303rd BG
Missions
Capt Glenn E. Hagenbuch **  (Maj)(E) KIS CO 427BS 03 Jan 43 (22)
Capt Edward J. Broussard, Jr. 25 Jun 43 (25)
Capt Billy B. Southworth ** 14 Jul 43 (25)
1Lt William H. Goetz ** KIA 03 Jan 43 (5)
Capt Lloyd R. Cole **(F) POW 04 Feb 43 (7)
1Lt Donald E. Stockton **   (Capt) KIA 14 May 43 (25)
1Lt Ehle H. Reber ** KIA 23 Jan 43 (6)
1Lt Ralph S. Hayes **   (Maj) (G) CO 730BS 16 Jun 44(10)
1Lt Harry A. Roby, Jr. ** KIA 23 Jan 43 (5)
2Lt Fort W. Lipe (CP)   (1Lt) 04 Jul 43(25)

LEGEND

** - Original Member of 303 Bombardment Group (Heavy) at Gowen Field, Boise, ID 15 April 1942

CO - Commanding Officer
CP - Originally a CoPilot. Later promoted to Pilot
KIA - Killed in Action
KIS - Killed in Service (non-combat)
POW - Prisoner of War
(25) - Completed 25 mission combat tour

(A) Oxrider - 303rd BG missions (17) through 04 May 43

(B) Calhoun - CO 359BS 06 Mar 43. Dir of Operations and Executive Officer 41st CBW through 23 Dec 44

(C) Lyle - Missions flown: 303rd BG (54), 2nd BG/15thAF (3), 379thBG (12), Total (69). Flew several additional un-credited and/or unofficial 303rd BG combat missions. CO 360th NBS 31 De 42, Deputy CO (Air Executive) 20 Jun 43, Acting CO 303rd BG 01 Sep 44, CO 379th BG 10 Oct 44, CO 41st CBW 06 May 45

(D) Castle - 303rd BG missions (6) through 16 Apr 43. Unknown status thereafter.

(E) Hagenbuch - 303rd BG missions (22) through 29 Jun 43. Killed in England while flying P-40 fighter aircraft - date not known.

(F) Cole - POW 04 Feb 43. Died on 17 Jul 43 while a POW

(G) Hayes - 303rd BG missions (10) through 04 May 43. CO 730thBS/452nd BG/3rd AD 16 Jun 44, Engineering Officer Aphrodite Project 01 Jul 44 Technical Inspector 3rd AD 22 Oct 44, Air Inspector 4th CBW/3rd AD 23 Dec 44. Unknown additional missions with 452nd BG