CVE 21 / CVE 106

Navy Officers, Marine Officers,

Squadron 55 Personnel

World War II


Please note:

* - indicates officer who served on both CVE 21 and CVE 106.

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NAVY  OFFICERS


------------------------ A - C -----------------------


Lt. Joseph L. Abrams

Lt. Comdr. Richard H. Altmix, Palisade, CO

Elect. Frank I. Austin, USS RANDOLPH

Lt. Comdr. H. L. Avery

*ChCarp. Clarence M. Bailey, Boston, MA

Ens. Joseph W. Baker, Elmira, NY [106]

Lt. Jg. Frank A. Baldwin, Montclair, NJ [21]

*Lt. Comdr. F. A. Ballard, Belle Haven, Alexandria, VA

*Lt. A. F. Ballbach, Philadelphia, PA

*Lt. Jacob A. Barnett, Springfield, OH

Captain W. M. Beakley, Dover Foxcroft, ME

Lt. Joseph D. Bennett, Washington, DC

Lt. jg. Harry B. Bingham, Seattle, WA

Mach. Donald T. Bloomer, Roseville, CA

Comdr. K. R. Borgen

*Ens. William J. Brault, Cebanse, IL

ChElect. Arthur J. Breen, Compton, CA

*Lt. jg. Leon J. Brenner, Seattle, WA

Ens. David H. Breuninger, Woodburn, OR [106]

Ens. Stephen D. Brumble, Cincinnati, OH

ChGun. Eugene A. Byrd, Cleburne, TX

Ens. N. P. Byrd, Blythe, CA

*Lt. Claude D. Cairns, Belmont, MA

Gun. Edward D. Callahan

Lt. Frank C. Calzone, Milford, MA

Lt. jg. Foster H. Campbell, St. Joseph, MI [21]

Ens. Elbart D. Charpie, Indianapolis, IN

Lt. Comdr. Harry E. Chase, Syracuse, NY

Lt. jg. Peter Chesnulevich, Nashua, NH

Lt. jg. Donald K. Clinger, Topeka, KS

Lt. jg. W. H. Cole, Waco, TX

Lt. jg. C. D. Coleman, Newbury, SC

Lt. Joe C. Colvin, Ruston, LA

Ens. Elvin R. Comer, Osgood, IN

Ens. R. F. Conkling, Peekskill, NY

Lt. Comdr. J. L. Countham

Lt. jg. L. T. Cowles, Washington, DC

Ens. Butler P. Crittendin, Shreveport, AL

Lt. jg. Robert H. Cummings, Ann Arbor, MI

*Cdr. Jasper L. Custer, Shreveport, LA

Lt. C. F. Cutter, Elgin, IL


------------------------ D - F ------------------------


Lt. Delver D. Daly, Minneapolis, MN

Lt. jg. Grant F. Davis [106]

*Lt. George E. Deeley, Mount Vernon, OH

Lt. Lloyd L. DeLatour, New Orleans, LA

*Lt. Comdr. A. V. Dennison, Berkeley, CA

RdElect. John W. Denson

Lt. Warren R. Devine, Piedmont, CA

ChPharm. Francis H. Dooley, Estherville, IA

Lt. jg. N. T. Dowty, Natchitoches, LA

Ens. Frederick P. Doyle, Jr. Secaucus, NJ

*ChRadioElect. A. G. Duggan, Honolulu, HI

Lt. jg. Floyd S. Durham, Ft. Worth, TX

*Lt. Edward D. Eachus, Philadelphia, PA

Ens. Theordore Elefter, New York, NY

Lt. Gover C. Emerson, St. Simon Island, GA

Lt. Herbert E. England, Conway, AR

*Ens. Edward S. Enlund, Hinsdale, IL

Lt. jg. Warren C. Evoy, Merchantville, NJ

Lt. Thomas W. Ford

*Lt. Henry E. Foster

*Lt. Herbert E. Freeman, Cullman, AL

Lt. Lawrence C. French, NAS, Miami, FL

Mach. Clyde Futrell, Enid, OK


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*Lt. jg. Leonard J. Gaffney, San Diego, CA

Mach. Foy O. Gamble

*Lt. Henry E. Foster

*Lt. Herbert E. Freeman, Cullman, AL

Lt. Lawrence C. French, NAS, Miami, FL

Mach. Clyde Futrell, Enid, OK

Ens. Robert A. Gault

COMDR. Lloyd G. Gibson

Lt. jg. W. H. Gillespie, San Diego, CA

LSO William Gillies, Jr., Centermoriche, NY

*Comdr. James M. Gilman, Seattle, WA

Lt. Clyde T. Glied, Portland, OR

Ens. William B. Gregg, Meadsville, MS

Ens. D. H. Grisman, Hicksville, NY

*Comdr. G. R. Gronvold, Redwood City, CA

*Lt. Comdr. E. T. Goyette, Brownsville, TX

Ens. George N. Hadden, Big Lake, MN

Ens. Gail H. Haddock, Minneapolis, KS

Ens. D. R. Hagood, Fort Worth, TX

*Lt. Rollin S. Hall, Bay Village, OH

*Ltg. Jg. Alan W. Ham, Wollaston, MA

*Lt. Comdr. W. T. Hancock, LaCross, WI

Ens. Jess Harris, Jr., Holdenville, OK

*Lt. Pratt M. Harris, Media, PA

*Lt. William F. Harris, Los Angeles, CA

Lt. jg. Richard R. Hatfield, Sioux City, IA

*Lt. Isaac Hayne Houston

Ens. Albert G. Heinlein, Chicago, IL

Lt. jg. Anton A. Heins, Palisade, NJ

Carp. Richard J. Hester, High Springs, FL [106]

Lt. jg. W. D. Hoffman, So. Amboy, NJ

Lt. jg. Francis E. Hofkes, Boyd, WI

*Comdr. William A. Hood, Birmingham, AL

*Ens. W. S. Hornbeck, Highland Park, MI

Lt. James J. Howe, New Orleans, LA

Ens. E. S. F. Hutchinson

*Captain F. M. Hughes, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Ens. H. G. Hyde, Methuen, MA

Ens. Mark H. ImMasche, Olpe, KS [106]

*Lt. Harold N. Ironside, Martinez, CA


------------------------ J-L ------------------------


Bosn. Harold B. Jamieson, Long Beach, CA

ChMach. J. M. Jensen, Coronado, CA

Lt. F. A. Keating, Brooklyn, NY

PayClerk L. L. Keebler, San Diego, CA

*Lt. jg. James F. Kennedy, Randolph, MA

Ens. Lucas J. Kimes, Portland, OR

Lt. jg. Howard F. Kinkoff, Cleveland, OH [106]

Bosn. William T. Kinslow, Portland, OR [106]

PayClerk Fred S. Knight, Scranton, PA

Lt. Comdr. R. S. Knowles, Saginaw, MI

Kurz, Mach. William T., Philadelphia, PA [21]

Leversee, Lt. jg. Richard(Dick), Minneapolis, MN [106]

Lt. jg. Harry L. Lindquist, Oakland, NB

Ens. Horace L. Locke, Pasadena, CA

Trop Claude Long

Enc. Charles C. Luce, Williamstown, MI


------------------------ M-O ------------------------


*Lt. G. A. MacInnes, Pasadena, CA

Ens. B. H. Mayer, Allentown, PA

Lt. jg Donald S. Mayo

Ens. Maurice E. McCoy, Carbondale, PA [106]

Lt. Harry L. McElhaney, Washington, DC

Lt. Comdr. Henry C. McIlvaine, Jr., FPO SF

Lt. jg. David J. McNair, Columbus, SC

Comdr. Sanford L. Mead, Pensacola, FL [106]

Lt. jg. G. W. Middy, Grand Rapids, MI

Mach. M. T. Mendes, Long Beach, CA

Lt. jg. G. W. Miller, Grand Rapids, MI

Ens. Isaac J. Miller, Kingsville, TX

Lt. Comdr. W. F. Mims, San Juan, PR

*Lt. jg. John S. Montaldo, Ossining, NY

Lt. Harry L. McElhaney, Washington, DC

Lt. Comdr. Henry C. McIlvaine, Jr., FPO SF

Lt. jg. David J. McNair, Columbus, SC

Comdr. Sanford L. Mead, Pensacola, FL

Ens. Arthur H. Nichols, San Gabriel, CA

Ens. J. W. Nielson, Jr. Valley City, ND

Lt. jg. Arthur Norris, Ocean Beach, CA

Lt. Frank H. Oshlo, Council Bluffs, IA

*RdElec. G. P. Overstreet, Collinsville, IL

------------------------ P - R ------------------------


*Lt. S. G. Paradinski, New York, NY

Lt. Jg. Brooks O. Parker, Brooklyn, NY

Lt. jg. William Parmentier

Lt. jg. Dan M. Patterson

Lt. R. M. Payne, Fayette, MO

Aerographer J. W. Pearson, New Castle, PA

Lt. jg. William J. Phillips, Linden, VA

Mach. William V. Piotrowski, Petersburg, VA

Lt. jg. B. G. Powell, Wakefield, MA

Bosun Francis M. Powell

Lt. jg. John E. Preston, Oakland, CA

Lt. jg. Alfred W. Putnam, Philadelphia, PA

Ens. WilliamR. Quinn, Jr. Howard, SD

Lt. Ralph W. Raasch, Milwaukee, WI [106]

Lt. Richard G. Rahner, Kansas City, KS

*ChMach. R. K. Ralston, Los Angeles, CA

Lt. Gray C. Ramsaur, Jacksonville, FL

Capt. Logan C. Ramsey, USS Lake Chaplain

Ens. Logan C. Ramsey, Jr. Philadelphia, PA

Lt. jg. L. H. Reagan, Wesconett, FL

Lt. Comdr. Edward Reighard, Berkeley, CA

Ens. Allen Rekant, Providence, RI [106]

Lt. James K. Richardson, Sweetwater, TX

Lt. jg. E. T. Riley, San Francisco, CA

Lt. jg. Walter F. J. Riley, St. Louis, MO

Ens. Paul A. Robinson, Shelbey, OH

Lt. jg. L. Robertson, Eugene, OR

Lt. William H. Rodiek, Hamburg, NY


------------------------ S - V ------------------------


Lt. jg. Robert A. Sandblom, Larchmont, NY

Ens. William J. Schanberger, Balt., MD

*Lt. Samuel L. Scharf, Jr., Baltimore, MD

Lt. Comdr. Oscar Scheider

Comdr. Charles F. Schlichter, Wash., DC

Lt. Comdr. Jules F. Schumcher [21]

Lt. Daniel R. Scott, Garfield, KS

LTCMD Frank R. Scruggs

Lt. jg. Phillip L. Shore, Morganton, NY

Lt. jg. G. A. Shortle, Burlington, VT

Lt. jg. John W. Smith, Beckley, WV

Ens. G. W. Smith, Philadelphia, PA

Ens. P. Sorenson, Muskegon, MI

Ship’s Ck. R. S. Spangler, Phila., PA

*Lt. Gilbert C. Speir, Seattle, WA

Lt. jg. W. V. Stanaford, Winfield, KS

Ens. J. W. Steere, Ypsilanti, MI

*Lt. Roy Lee Swift, San Marcos, TX

*Lt. James R. Tanner, Macon, GA

*Lt. jg. Lawrence. E. Tarlow, Salem, MA

*Lt. Hubert W. Taylor, Abilene, TX

Ens. Harvey L. Thomas, Hartford, CT

*Lt. Henry L. Thompson, Phil., PA

Ens. T. B. Thompson, Fitchburg, MA

Ens. Ygnacio Toulon, II, Erlton, NJ

Lt. Ray Vandervoort, Berkeley, CA

Ens. John C. Velguth, Hollywood, CA

*Lt. Fred Vierson, Cincinnati, OH

*Lt. Jacob F. Von Barm, San Francisco, CA


------------------------ W - Z ------------------------


*Capt. Delos E. Wait, NAS, Patuxent, VA

Ens. D. P. Wallace

Ens. Allen Ward, Saginaw, MI

*Lt. jg. Roland L. Warren, Alfred, NY

Ens. Felix H. Webster, Upper Darby, PA

*Lt. Comdr. C. S. Weil, White Plains, NY

Lt. Thomas W. Wells

Lt. G. F. Wenzler, 13th Naval District

Ens. George M. Wesley, Raleigh, IL

Lt. jg. Hubert R. Wheeler, Yakima, WA

Ship’s Clerk A. M. Whitwell, Chattanooga, TN

Lt. Comdr. Walter C. Wingard, Jr.

Ens. W. W. Wilson, Jr., San Francisco, CA

Lt. jg. C. L. Woodell, Charleston, WV

Lt. jg. Harold C. Woodworth, Durham, NH

Ens. C. Woolway, Whittier, CA

Lt. Richard N. Yeager, Seattle, WA


CVE 21 MARINE  OFFICERS


1st. Lt. Willard B. Causey

1st Lt. George E. Coyle, Quebec, Canada

1st Lt. Gus C. Daskalakis, San Diego, CA

1st Lt. George S. Elkins

1st. Lt. Lloyd B. Hatcher, Boston, MA

Capt. Oscar W. Miller

1st. Lt. R. O. Nay, Santa Barbara, CA

2nd. Lt. Joseph A. Nichols, San Diego, CA

1st. Lt. C. O. Pate, Jr., San Diego, CA

Major Charles B. Peterson, Cherry Point, VA

Capt. William V. Reed, Monticello, IL

Capt. Frank C. Thomas, Port Lavam, TX

1st. Lt. Audley K. Tuten

Capt. Arthur T. Wood, Brookline, MA

2nd Lt. Joseph D. Zook, Jr.


NAVY SQUADRON 55 ENLISTED MEN

(Courtesy of Ben Chase)


Adams, George K., AOM2c, USN

Ahrens, Lester LeRoy, AOM2c, V-6

Barbo, Samuel Victor, AMM3c, USN

Bergh, Charles Sidney, ARM3c, V-6

Bailey, Donner Theodore, ARM2c, USN

Bickford, Donald Leslie, AOM2c, V-6

Black, Ralph Thorne, ACMM, V-6

Chase, Benjamin Morley, AOM2c,V-6

Cifelli, Henry Salvadore, ARM3c, V-6

Cochrane, James Earle, AM1c, USN

Creviston, Paul Ray, AOM2c, USN

Czartoryski, Leonard Norbert, AOM3c, V-6 SV

DeVore, Vincent Dean, ARM3c, V-6 SV

Durrant, Leland Jay, AOM2c,V-6

Earl, Charles Floyd, AMM1c, V—6

Ely, Howard Leonard, ARM3c, V-6

English, Jr., Jack Howard, AOM3c, V-6

Finch, Albert John, ARM1c, USN

Foster, Charles Wilson, ACRM, V-6

Garrett, Robert Wilbur, ACMM, USN

Gasper, William Peto, ARM2c, V-6

Glaser, Peter William, CY, V-3

Gravitt, William McKinley, AMM2c, V-2

Gutiuerrez, Frank, ARM2c, USN


NAVY SQUADRON 55 OFFICERS


Ens. Francis Brady, Swampscott, MA

Ens. Robert F. Browning

Lt. Robert P. Buell, Plymouth, MA

Lt. jg. John F. Carr, Bridgewater, MA

Lt. jg. Francis D. Cochrane, Boston, MA

Ens. George F. Coe, Westville, IL

Lt. jg. Allan M. Gibson, Galveston, TX

Lt. jg. Leslie W. Gleason, Chicago, IL

Lt. Fred C. Griffiths, St. Louis, MO

Ens. Roland L. Hamblin

Ens. Richard Hardman, Pittsburg, PA

Lt. jg. Robert J. Harley, Westfield, NJ

Lt. jg. Auburn W. Herron, Mishauaka, IN

Ens. Robert F. Innis, Pittsburg, KS

Lt. jg. James Lawrence

Lt. jg. Jack Littlefield, Lakewood, OH

Lt. Alvin N. Maine, Santa Barbara, CA

Lt. John W. Magee, E. Greenwich, RI

Lt. jg. Lee P. Mankin Jr., Springfield, MO

Lt. jg. Calvin E. Mansell, Hartdale, NY

Lt. jg. James G. McDaniel, Jonesboro, MA

Lt. Bill A. Miles, Glendale, CA

Lt. jg. Denny D. Moller, Houston, TX

Lt. jg. Newell P. Olsen, Logan, UT

Ens. John H. J. Pearce, Coconut Grove, FL

Lt. jg. Julian L. Pitts, Conroe, TX

Lt. jg. Joseph B. Raba, Chicago, IL

Lt. jg. Joseph R. Rees

Ens. John J. Reoch, E. Orange, NJ

Lt. jg. J. J. Sellars, NAS Ft. Lauderdale

Ens. DaCosta Smith, Weston, 20, VA

Ens. Paul Steinmetz, Santa Barbara, CA

Lt. jg. Roy Toms, Grass Valley, CA

Ens. John E. Velde, Pekin, IL

Lt. jg. Louis C. Wright, Bastrop, TX

Lt. jg. Robert W. Wyatt, Riverside, CA

Lt. jg. Robert L. Wylie, Dallas, TX

Lt. jg. Don Ziegler, Bay Village, OH


NAVY SQUADRON 55 ENLISTED MEN


Hahn, Donald Charles, ARM1c,V-6

Halliday,Thomas Robert, AMM2c, V-6

Hanlon, Joseph Daniel, AOM1c, V-6

Hassenfratz, Jr., Emil Bernard, ARM3c, V-6 SV

Hill, Edwin Joseph, ARM2c, USN

Hudson, Jr., Clifford Dayne, ARM2c,V-6

Jones, Francis Alton, AM1c, V-6

Jones, Joseph Rufus, ARM3c, V-6

Ketchum, Richard James, AOM1c, V-2

Kimball, Abraham Benjamin, ARM2c, V-6

Klump, Joseph Carl, ARM3c,V-6 SV

Kovach, Frank George, AMM3c, V-6 SV

Lewulis, Joseph Leonard, AMM3c, V-6

Lewis, Billy LeRoy, AOM3c, V-6

Linderborg, Carl James, ACM3c, V-6 SV

Marchese, Carmino Francis, AOM3c, V-6

Maritato, Ralph Joseph, AMM2c, V-6

McClure, Ralph Donald, AMM3c, V-6

McGuire, Richard James, AMM3c, V-6

McKnight, David Ronald, ARM1c, USN

McMahon, Jr. Claude Raymond, ARM3c, V-6 SV

Medaglia, Frank Domonick, AMM2c, USN

Moore, Leland Eisel, ARM2c, V-6

Moore, Max Field, ARM2c, V-2

Nieme, Leo, PR1c, USN

Norton, Harold Edwin, AMM1c, V-2

Offley, Bonnie Kent, ACOM, USN

Patrick, William Harry, ARM3c, V-6

Peterson, Gust LaRoy, AOM3c,V-6

Perry, Joseph John, AMM2c, V-6

Powers, Thomas Joseph, AOM2c, V-6

Price, Hugh Denzell, ARM3c, V-6

Rider, Robert Hougo, ACRM, V-3

Rider, James Elliot, ART1c, V-6

Robins, Walter Stewart, AMM3c, V-6

Schoenleber, Dalo Edwin, ARM3c, V-6 SV

Seitz, William Chester, AOM1c, V-2

Turgeon, Donald Allen, AEM3c, V-6

Vaughn, Jr., Charles Albert, ARM2c, V-6

Vine, Peto LeRoy, PhoM3c, V-6