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Special Order # 53



HEADQUARTERS 450TH BOMBARDMENT GROUP (H)

Army Air Base

SPECIAL ORDERS ) Alamogordo, New Mexico

NO 53 ) 15 September 1943

 

1. The fol named Officers this Hq have qualified in the weapons indicated.

 

Cal. .45 Automatic Pistol

 

720TH BOMBARDMENT SQUADRON (H), AAF

2nd Lt Robert L Brown 0798738 Marksman

2nd Lt Rolland R Carr 0734425 Marksman

2nd Lt Ernest D Connors 0752283 Marksman

2nd Lt Edward J Pomerville 0676522 Sharpshooter

2nd Lt George T Ready Jr 0864397 Marksman

2nd Lt Harley W Rhodehamel Jr 0856621 Sharpshooter

2nd Lt Jack W Ryne 0861711 Marksman

2nd Lt Monroe M Sachs 0796441 Marksman

2nd Lt William R Taylor 0809765 Marksman

1st Lt William H Wear 0664096 Marksman

1st Lt Verne A Weber 0802772 Marksman

2nd Lt John H Wells Jr 0579625 Marksman

Cpt Clark J Wicks 0406434 Marksman

2nd Lt James G Wright 0442499 Marksman

2nd Lt Max L Williams Jr 0511689 Marksman

 

Thompson Sub-Machine Gun

 

720th BOMBARDMENT SQUADRON (H), AAF

2ND Lt William P Correia 01553975 First Class Gunner

2nd Lt Harold F Gladstone 0682571 First Class Gunner

2nd Lt Ernest F John 0681426 Expert Gunner

2nd Lt George T Ready Jr 0864397 Expert Gunner

2nd Lt Harley W Rhodehamel 0856621 Expert Gunner

1st Lt William H Wear 06640906 Expert Gunner

 

Cal. .30 Rifle

 

2nd Lt Norman E White 0579645 Marksman Hq 450th BG (H)

2nd Lt William P Correia 01553975 Marksman 720th Bomb Sq (H)

2nd Lt Ernest F John 0681426 Marksman 720th Bomb Sq (H)

2nd Lt Harley W Rhodehamel Jr 0856621 Marksman 720th Bomb Sq (H)

 

By order of Colonel Mills:

 

OFFICIAL: C. J. DONOVAN

Capt., Air Corps,

Adjutant.

 

SO #52 this Hq dd 14 September 1943 contained 5 paragraphs.





Information courtesy of Harley Rhodehamel, 720th Squadron




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