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Name (joined from) Assignment served to (later service)
Claude Adair (joined in China) hq staff commissioned in China (AAF)
Frank Adkins (navy) P-40 pilot served to disbandment (CNAC pilot)
James Allard mechanic served to disbandment
Joseph Alsop (navy; joined in China) hq staff captured 25 Dec 41; repatriated 1942 (AAF)
Frank Anderson: see Jacobson
John Armstrong (navy VF-4) P-40 pilot killed 8 Sep 41
Peter Atkinson (8th Pursuit Grp Mitchel) P-40 pilot killed 25 Oct 41
Noel Bacon (navy VF-4) P-40 pilot on leave Feb 42 (USN)
George Bailey (army 94th Pursuit Sq) crew chief enlisted in China (AAF)
Charles Baisden (army) armorer served to disbandment (AAF)
Percy Bartelt (navy) P-40 pilot discharged Mar 42 (USN)
William Bartling (navy, dive bomber pilot USS Wasp) P-40 pilot served two extra weeks (CNAC pilot)
Edmund Baughman communications served to disbandment (USN)
Albert Baumler (army, Eglin Field) not assigned passport application refused; continued in AAF
Leo Beaupre clerk served to disbandment (AAF)
Donald Bell clerk commissioned in China (AAF)
Morton Bent (navy, USS Yorktown) clerk served to disbandment (USN)
Donald Bernsdorf (navy or marines) P-40 pilot discharged Jan 42; test pilot Eastern Aircraft?
Lewis Bishop (navy) P-40 pilot captured 28 May 42; escaped 1945; USN, CNAC
John Blackburn (CAF flight school) P-40 pilot killed 28 Apr 42
William Blackburn crew chief served two extra weeks
+ Harold Blackwell (born Theodore Miller) crew chief served two extra weeks
Glen Blaylock crew chief discharged Apr 42
Morris Bohman (navy) P-40 pilot discharged Nov 41 (AAF?)
Harry Bolster (CAF flight school) P-40 pilot served two extra weeks (AAF test pilot; killed 10 Oct 44)
Charles Bond (army ferry pilot)P-40 pilot served two extra weeks (AAF)
Ernest Bonham communications commissioned in China (AAF)
Gregory Boyington (VMF-2 San Diego) P-40 pilot discharged Apr 42 (USMC; PW Japan; Medal of Honor)
James Brady clerk served to disbandment
Kenneth Breeden clerk served to disbandment
George Brice crew chief served to disbandment
J. Gilpin Bright (navy VS-42) P-40 pilot commissioned in China (AAF)
Robert Brouk (army) P-40 pilot; hq staff served to disbandment (AAF; killed training accident 19 Dec 42)
Carl Brown (navy) P-40 pilot to CAF flight school (CNAC pilot)
Everette Bruce (civilian) medical staff served to disbandment (AAF)
Alfred Bryant clerk discharged Oct 41
Carl Bugler admin chief served to disbandment (AAF)
George Burgard (army ferry pilot) P-40 pilot served to disbandment (American Export Lines pilot)
Richard Buxton medical staff discharged Feb 42
Michael Callan ground crew served to disbandment (USN)
Boatner Carney (joined in China) hq staff to CAF flight school
John Carter line chief served two extra weeks
Herbert Cavanah (Patrol Sq 12, USN) P-40 pilot served to disbandment (USN)
Melvin Ceder hq staff served to disbandment (AAF?)
Charles Chaney (USN) crew chief served to disbandment (USN)
Claire Chennault (joined in China) commander commissioned in China (AAF)
Keith Christensen (navy, USS Ranger) armorer served to disbandment (USN)
A. Bert Christman (navy VS-41)P-40 pilot KIA 23 Jan 42
L. Paul Clouthier (navy, USS Yorktown) clerk discharged early (USN)
Thomas Cole (VP-44 San Diego) P-40 pilot KIA 30 Jan 42
Leon Colquette crew chief medical transfer Mar 42 (worked for Pan Am, Africa)
+ Edwin Conant (born John Perry; VP-13 San Diego) P-40 pilot served to disbandment (USN fighter pilot; Silver Star)
Elmer Cook (8th Pursuit Grp Mitchel) pilot discharged Sep 41
Jack Cornelius crew chief served to disbandment (CNAC?)
Charles Cribbs medical staff served to disbandment (USN)
Albert Criz (army; some P-40 time) pilot discharged Dec 41
John Croft (army) P-40 pilot served to disbandment
Jesse Crookshanks crew chief served to disbandment (AAF bomber pilot; PW Germany)
Harvey Cross communications served to disbandment
James Cross (army ferry pilot) P-40 pilot served to disbandment (Pan Am pilot)
John Crotty clerk discharged Apr 42
George Curran crew chief served to disbandment
Albert Cushing clerk served to disbandment (AAF)
Otto Daube crew chief served two extra weeks (AAF)
Doreen Davis (joined in China) hq staff worked for AAF in China
William Davis (joined in China) hq staff commissioned in China (AAF)
John Dean P-40 pilot served to disbandment (CNAC pilot; killed 17 Nov 42 Hump)
Walter Dolan crew chief served to disbandment (AAF)
John Donovan (navy) P-40 pilot KIA 12 May 42
Francis Doran (army, Mitchel Field) clerk served to disbandment (AAF)
Carl Dorris clerk served to disbandment (AAF)
Francis Dudzik clerk discharged Feb 42
Parker Dupouy (P-40 pilot 8th Pursuit Grp Mitchel) P-40 pilot served to disbandment (Republic test pilot)
Eugene Durall clerk served to disbandment (AAF)
Estill Durbin not assigned quit before reaching Burma
James Dyson not assigned quit before reaching Burma
Charles Engle crew chief served to disbandment
John Engler (joined in China) communications commissioned in China (AAF)
Richard Ernst communications enlisted in China (USN)

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AVGs who served to disbandment, served two extra weeks, or accepted induction in China were given an "honorable discharge."

CNAC: China National Aviation Corporation.

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