U.S. Military Personnel That Served in WWII

Last Name Beginning With (O)

Updated 3/3/12

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Name                                      Unit(s)/Ship(s)                                                                            Resource #

Oakley, A. H.                                     3rd Photo Reconnaissance Squadron                                                                    914

Oakley, William A.                              A Company, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division             482

Oats, Ernest L.                                    101st Airborne Division                                                                                        893

Oatman, William J.                              506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division                                 383

O' Barr, Donald                                  70th Infantry Division                                                                                            662

O' Barr, Mel                                       A Company, 85th Engineer Heavy Pontoon Battalion                                            662

O' Barr, Milt                                       A Company, 85th Engineer Heavy Pontoon Battalion                                            662

Oberkrieser, Joseph J.                        F Battery, 80th Anti-Aircraft Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division                             482

Oberlin, John                                      10th Mountain Division                                                                                         785

Obermayer, William                           439th Troop Carrier Group                                                                                    893

Obartuck, C. J.                                  3rd Photo Reconnaissance Squadron                                                                     914        

O' Briant, Kenneth G.                         USS Sterett                                                                                                          726

O' Brien, John J.                                 C Company, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division            383

O' Brien, Leonard T.                           C Company, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division                   482

O' Brien, Robert                                 161st Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division                                                        18

O' Brien, Robert E.                             38th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron                                                               557; 831

O' Brien, Thomas                                101st Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry Division                                                     219

O' Brien, William J.                             1st Battalion, 105th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division                                  54

O' Callahan, Joseph T.                        USS Franklin                                                                                                       186; 254; 843

Ocasio                                                746th Tank Battalion                                                                                            375

Ochoa, Raul                                        101st Airborne Division                                                                                        893

O' Christie, Jerry                                 I Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division              383

O' Connell, Arthur J.                           USS Sterett                                                                                                         726

O' Connell, Robert P.                          101st Airborne Division                                                                                       383

O' Connor, Emmet                               3rd Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team                                                   578

O' Connor, Frank                                E Company, 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division                                 403

O' Connor, Kenneth J.                        USS Sterett                                                                                                          726

O' Daniel, Elvie J.                                USS Sterett                                                                                                         726

O' Daniel, John E.                               3rd Infantry Division                                                                                             267

O' Daniel, John W. "Iron Mike"           3rd Infantry Division                                                                                            123; 189; 423; 578; 839

O' Daniel, R. W.                                 USS Sterett                                                                                                         726

O' Davaney, Clint                                B Company, 737th Tank Battalion                                                                       375

O' Dea, Clifford J.                               E Company, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division              482

O' Dea, Padraig                                  117th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron                                                             831

Odell, Claude W.                                USS Sterett                                                                                                         726

Odle, Charles H.                                 USS North Carolina                                                                                            810

Odom, E. B.                                       USS Sterett                                                                                                         726

Odom, Millard                                    K Company, 2nd Marine Regiment                                                                      388

O'Donald, Truitt                                  U. S. Army                                                                                                          893

O' Donnell, Emmett "Rose"                  US Army Air Force; 73rd Wing                                                                           362; 765

O' Donnell, Joseph                              815th Bomb Squadron, 483rd Bomb Group, Fifteenth Air Force                          571

O'Donnell, Joseph D.                          439th Troop Carrier Group                                                                                  893

O' Donovan, John                               USS Franklin                                                                                                       843

O' Dowd, Carl                                    23rd Reconnaissance Squadron, 16th Armored Division                                       478

O' Driscoll, Frank                                VIII Fighter Command                                                                                        7

Oeman                                                Major, U.S. Army                                                                                                920

O' Farrell, Hugh                                  2nd Battalion, 66th Armored Regiment, 2nd Armored Division                              557; 727

O' Farrell, Hugh                                  Task Force A, Combat Command A, 11th Armored Division                               344

Ogburn, Charlton Jr.                           Merrill's Marauders                                                                                              593

Ogden, Samuel L.                               2nd Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment; 401st Glider Infantry Regiment,      482

                                                          82nd Airborne Division 

Ogden, Verne I.                                 439th Troop Carrier Group                                                                                   893

Oglansky, David                                 740th Tank Battalion                                                                                            557

Oglesbee, Carson                               US Army                                                                                                             419

O' Gorek, Jim                                     USS Johnston                                                                                                      565

Ogren, Ralph                                      US Army                                                                                                             419

O' Halloran, John                                B Company, 327th Glider Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division                   383

O' Hama, Abraham                             F Company, 442nd Regimental Combat Team                                                      578

O' Hara, James                                   Combat Command B, 10th Armored Division                                                       557

O' Hare, Edward "Butch"                    VF-3, USS Saratoga, USS Lexington; VF-6, Air Group Six, USS Enterprise       245; 754

O' Hare, Joseph J.                               Twelfth Army Group                                                                                           557

O' Hata, Allan M.                                B Company, 100th Infantry Battalion                                                                   578

Ohla, Joe                                            USS North Carolina                                                                                            810

Oiye, George "Whitey"                        442nd Regimental Combat Team                                                                         578

O' Jibway, Joseph I.                            B Company, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division             482

O' Kane, Richard                                USS Tang; USS Wahoo                                                                                      250; 323; 810

O'Keefe, Robert G.                             439th Troop Carrier Group                                                                                  893

Okubo, James K.                                3rd Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team                                                    578

Okutsu, Bill                                         G Company, 442nd Regimental Combat Team                                                     578

Olanie, William G.                              101st Airborne Division                                                                                         893

Oldenburg, Harold A.                         USS Sterett                                                                                                          726

Oldendorf, Jesse                                 Task Group 77.2                                                                                                 114; 287; 345; 461; 565; 765

Older, Charles                                    American Volunteer Group "Flying Tigers"                                                            737

Older, David                                       C Battery, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, 101st Airborne Division        383

Oldfather, Earl S.                                   G Company, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division           482; 893

Oldfield, Barney                                  505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division                                  482

Olds Jr., Archie J.                               45th Combat Wing                                                                                               737

Olds, Donald H.                                  D Company, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division             482

Olds, Robert                                       Ferry Command                                                                                                  579

Oleksak, Stephen F.                            313th Troop Carrier Group                                                                                 893

Oleskiewicz, Joseph                            HQ Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division          844

Oliver, Almon P.                                 USS North Carolina                                                                                             810

Olsen, Arthur                                      D Troop, 87th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron                                                 831

Olson, Alvin A.                                   USS Sterett                                                                                                          726

Olson, Arvid E., Jr.                             American Volunteer Group "Flying Tigers"                                                            737

Olson, Robert J.                                 USS Sterett                                                                                                          726

Olezewski, Edward J. "Ozzie"             D Company, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division              482

Oliver                                                 A Company, 743rd Tank Battalion                                                                       375

Oliver, Charles                                    149th Infantry Regiment, 38th Infantry Division                                                     528

Oliver, James                                      99th Infantry Division                                                                                           493

Oliver, Lunsford                                 Combat Command B, 1st Armored Division                                                         382

Olivi, Frederick J.                                393rd Squadron, 509th Composite Group                                                           191

Olmstead                                            E Company, 132nd Infantry Regiment, 23rd Infantry Division                                624

Olmstead, Sidney                                S.S. David Dudley Field                                                                                       564

O' Loughlin, Dennis                             505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division                                  482

Olsen, Hugo V.                                    82nd Airborne Division                                                                                       482

Olson                                                  C Company, 735th Tank Battalion                                                                       375

Olson, Arlo                                         15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division                                                        66

Olson, Henning                                    H Company, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division             482

Olson, Hugo                                        82nd Airborne Division                                                                                        316; 384

Olson, Louis B.                                   USCG Taney                                                                                                       310

Omark, Warren                                   U.S. Navy Pilot                                                                                                   754

Omelan, Leo A.                                   USS Sterett                                                                                                         726

Omen, Henry                                       US Army                                                                                                             419

O' Mohundro, Wiley                            VI Corps                                                                                                             482

Onaga, Takeyasu                                 I Company, 442nd Regimental Combat Team                                                      578

O' Neal, Russell R.                              A Company, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division              482

O' Neil                                                D Company, 743rd Tank Battalion                                                                       375

O' Neil, Ernest Pat                              Air-Ground Rescue, China                                                                                   138

O' Neill, Bertram L.                            456th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division                          482

O'Neil, Donald C.                               435th Troop Carrier Group                                                                                  893

O' Neill, Harry                                    N/A                                                                                                                     471

O' Neill, Henry M.                              I Company, 39th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division                                      560

O' Neill, John                                      US Army Combat Engineers                                                                                384

O' Neill, Oscar                                    91st Bomb Group (Heavy)                                                                                  265; 334

Oneskunk, Samson P.                         1st Ranger Battalion                                                                                             839

Onstott, William J.                               C Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division            383

Oporto                                                E Company, 132nd Infantry Regiment, 23rd Infantry Division                               624

Oradnick                                            A Battery, 872nd Field Artillery Battalion, 66th Infantry Division                            814

Oravec, James                                    H Company, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division            383

Orcutt, Don                                        440th Troop Carrier Group                                                                                  844

Ordway, Godwin                                115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division                                                     167; 403

O' Reilly, John                                     US Army                                                                                                             419

Orlich, Peter                                        Office of Strategic Services                                                                                  430

Orman, Travis                                     G Company, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division             482

Ornbaldo                                            A Company, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division                   482

Orner, Al                                            C Company, 70th Tank Battalion                                                                         375

O' Rourke, Frank J.                            C Company, 194th Glider Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Division                    19

O' Rourke, William J.                          USS Sterett                                                                                                         726

Orr, Dan                                             C Company, 811th Tank Destroyer Battalion                                                       382

Orr, William R.                                    7th Armored Division                                                                                          557

Ortiz, Peter                                         US Marines; OSS                                                                                                505

Ortner, Glen E.                                   USS Sterett                                                                                                         726

Orvin, Louis "Lukie"                            I Company, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division               482

Orwin, James L. (D?)                          507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division                                 482

Osborn, Edgar G.                                US Navy                                                                                                            737

Osborn, Robert                                   US Navy                                                                                                            386

Osborn, Wendell G.                            U.S. Army                                                                                                          920

Osborne, Hoyt                                     3rd Infantry Division                                                                                           893

Osborne, "Ozzie"                                 Lieutenant, 376th Bomb Group                                                                           603

Osborne, William L.                            Merrill's Marauders                                                                                             593

Osby, Dennis                                      761st Tank Battalion                                                                                            402

O' Shaughnessey, John                        101st Airborne Division                                                                                       383

Osimo, Mario, C.                                212th Marine Fighter Squadron                                                                           928

Osmer, H.H.                                       Army Air Force                                                                                                   893

Ospital, Jack                                        B Company, 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division             482

Ostaszewski, Frank                             A Company, 40th Tank Battalion, 7th Armored Division                                      107

Ostberg, Edwin J.                                507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division                                 482

Ostby, Chester                                    101st Airborne Division                                                                                       383

Ostlund, George L.                              1st Ranger Battalion; 125th Field Artillery Regiment                                             839

Ostrander, Harry "Dutch"                    506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division                                 383

O' Sullivan, Anthony E.                        814th Military Police Battalion                                                                             532

Oswald, Paul F.                                  17th Airborne Division                                                                                         893

Otis, Frank L.                                     USS Sterett                                                                                                         726

Ott, Edward V.                                   HQ Company, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne 482

Ott, Jack                                            502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division                                 383

Ott, James C.                                      3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division            482

Ottinger, Ben                                      101st Airborne Division                                                                                        383

Ottman, Raymond C.                          401st Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group                                                            265

Otto, C.                                              USS Sterett                                                                                                         726

Otto, John                                           A Company, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division              512

Ottoman, Raymond H.                        440th Troop Carrier Group                                                                                  893

Ouellette, Albert A.                             2nd Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division                            557

Outerbridge, William                           USS Ward                                                                                                           519

Outten, Burnett Jr.                               439th Troop Carrier Group                                                                                  893

Overend, Edmund                               American Volunteer Group "Flying Tigers"                                                            737

Overfield, Lloyd J.                              354th Fighter Group                                                                                             765

Overfield, Richard B.                          439th Troop Carrier Group                                                                                   893

Overholt                                             E Company, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division               482

Overmyer, John                                  US Navy                                                                                                              401

Overvold, Lee M.                               USS Sterett                                                                                                         726

Oviatt, Karl E.                                     Army Air Force                                                                                                   893

Owen, Charles                                    B Company, 15th Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division                                                127

Owens, Adolph C.                              USS Sterett                                                                                                         726

Owens, Andrew C.                             USS Sterett                                                                                                         726

Owens, Charles                                   A Company, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division                                       156

Owens, Charles H.                              141st Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division                                                     578

Owens, Harold                                    A Company, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division                   482

Oxenham                                             Sergeant, 38th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron                                               831

Oyach, John                                        907th Glider Field Artillery Battalion, 101st Airborne Division                              383

Ozment, Monroe                                 US Marines                                                                                                         401


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