Argus Unit 26

Commanding Officer –  Lt. S.R. Sheldon

Left Port Hueneme –  10 April 1944

Locations:  Port Hueneme, CA – USNAAF San Clemente Island , CA – USNAS Vero Beach, FL

Known Officers:

Mc Devitt 3rd, J.J.   Lt.

Known Enlisted:          As of Unit Commissioning

Anderson, Robert S.  S2c – Augustine, Dean H.  Y2c – Baker, Harold E.  S1c – Baldwin, John R.  S2c – Bates, Virgil H.  S2c – Bishop, Vern R.  S2c – Bohanan, Phillip E. Jr.  S2c – Boyle, Joseph P.  S2c – Buchanan, Elmo D.  S2c – Burum, George M.  RT2c – Calemmo, Lawrence J.  MoMM2c – Cherry, Lionel L.  S2c – Conant, William G.J. Jr.  S2c – Cooper, Robert R.  S2c – Criger, Richard L.  S2c – Dersin, Clement  CEM(AA) – Ellsworth, Eugene A.  S2c – English, Robert J.  S2c – Fake, Victor E.  RM3c – Ferris, Algernon E.  S2c – Fichter, Richard W.  S2c – Fitch, Homer C.  S2c – Fitch, James V.  S2c – Fitzgerald, Joesph M.  S2c – Flynn, Edward J.  S2c – Frederick, Joseph H.  MoMM1c – Gallagher, Bernard J.  S2c – Gingell, Donald H.  RM3c – Glasmann, Edward W.  S2c – Gomez, Arthur  S2c – Graham Dewey C.  S2c – Graziano, Louis R.  S2c – Haney, Leland C.  S2c – Hansen, Merrill R.  S2c – Harp, Henry L.  S2c – Hart, Bob E.  S2c – Hegman, Herman H.  S2c – Holland, Samuel G.  RM3c – Holmstrom, Wendell F.  S2c – Hulsizer, Alvin C. S1c – Iseminger, Vernon L.  S2c – Jorstad, Richard H.  S2c – Jourdan Wilbert E.  S2c – Kessler, John W.  RM3c – King, John E.  F1c – Kirkpatrick, Ernest E.  Y2c – Klingler, William W.  RT3c – Kratocevil, Albert  F1c – Lewandowski, Raymond F.  S2c – Livingood, William S.  S2c – Logan, Edward J.  S2c – Maughan, Robert ART2c – Mc Cain, Carroll R.  S2c – Mc Kenna, Michael J.  S2c – Miner, Ronald R.  S2c – Morris, Robert W.  ART3c – O’Boyle, Roger M.  S2c – Ohnemiller, Ray E.  S2c – O’Leary, Timothy F.  S2c – Ostavich, John S2c – Peterson, Wayne A.  S2c – Porter, Benard W.  ART2c- Pounders, John H. Jr.  S2c – Prucha, Ervin J.  S1c – Reaves, Lloyd L.  S2c – Reccord, Estel  S2c – Reynolds, Robert J.  S2c – Rice, Donald E.  S2c – Rouske, Richard D.  S1c – Russell, Howard C.  S2c – Ryan, John L.  S2c – Schneider, Geore W.  S2c – Seerley, Earle J.  S2c – Sharp, Clifford L.  S2c – Sica, Michael A.  S2c – Smith, James H.  S2c – Steinbarth, Herman R.  S2c – Strand, Stuart S. S2c – Streeter, Richard R.  S2c – Thompson, Myron R.  S2c – Thompson, Roland L.  RT2c – Twomey, Charles L.  S2c – Walton, William W.  S2c – Waters, Harold R.  S2c – Weitzel, Richard R.  GM3c – Williamson, Stewart W.  RM3c – Wilson, Raymond E.  S2c – Wiley, Karl Jr.  S2c – Yankovich, John L.  ARM3c – Young, Robert W.  S2c – Zavala, Salvador A.  S2c

Additional Known Enlisted Personnel:                                          Date Assigned To Unit 26

Rating/Rate as of date assigned

Campbell, Marshall H                                          SC3c                                               24 Jan 44

Guerino, James                                                   MoMM1c                                         6 Jan 44

Johnson, Frank W                                               SC3c                                               24 Jan 44

Sheehan, Quentin E                                            SC2c                                               24 Jan 44

Marchetti, Albert J                                               GM3c                                              23 Feb 44

Pescatorre, Custer                                              MoMM3c                                         23 Feb 44

Plant, Herbert L                                                   MoMM3c                                         23 Feb 44

Rice, Benjamin G                                                RT2c                                                23 Feb 44

 

Narrative:

Argus Unit 26 was commissioned 10 December 1943 at San Clemente Island.  Unit 26 performed training functions for VF pilots and night FDO’s.

Unit 26 was decommissioned 12 January 1945 at USNAS Vero Beach, Florida.

Documents:

Unit 26 Muster Roll Recapitulation Page – note decommissioning remark

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