1st Ranger Battalion

1st Ranger Battalion

Original First Ranger Battalion Roster, June 19, 1942 at the Commando Training Depot, Achnacarry, Scotland.
(Rank Held at Time of Activation)

Darby, William C., Major

Basil, Albert E., Capt.                                          Dammer, Herman L., Capt.
Manning, Jacob, Capt.                                        Martin, William E., Capt.
Meade, Stephen J., Capt.                                   Miller, Alvah N., Capt.
Murray, Roy A., Capt.

Ahlgren, Frederic F., 1st Lt.                              Anderson, Axel W., 1st Lt.
Carran, Earl L., 1st Lt.                                       Dirks, Leonard F., 1st Lt.
Flanagan, Robert, 1st Lt.                                   Jarrett, William A., 1st Lt.
Klefman, Gordon L., 1st Lt.                              Knudson, Dean H., 1st Lt.
Lanning, William B., 1st Lt.                             Lyle, James B., 1st Lt.
Nelson, Alfred H., 1st Lt.                                  Nye, Walter F., 1st Lt.
Schneider, Max F., 1st Lt.                                 Young, Leilyn M., 1st Lt.

Johnson, Robert L., 2nd Lt.                            Karbel, Howard W., 2nd Lt.
Loustalot, Edward V., 2nd Lt.                        Randall, Joseph H., 2nd Lt.
Saam, Frederick J., 2nd Lt.                            Shunstrom, Charles M., 2nd Lt.
Sunshine, George P., 2nd Lt.

Butler, Walter, 1st Sgt.                                     Munro, Kenneth J., 1st Sgt.

Hanson, James B., T/Sgt.                               Porter, Richard W., T/Sgt.

Baccus, Edwin V., S/Sgt.                                Bertholf, Merritt M., S/Sgt.
Dalquist, Clyde, S/Sgt.                                    Honig, Richard P., S/Sgt.
Hooker, Dean, S/Sgt.                                      Hooker, John F., S/ Sgt.
Kness, Lester E., S/Sgt.                                  Mercuriali, Gino, S/Sgt.
Musegades, William M., S/Sgt.                    Musselman, Chester V, S/Sgt.
McCauley, Robert, S/Sgt.                               Rembecki, John S., S/Sgt.
Sorrell, Charles A., S/Sgt.                              Stempson, Kenneth D., S/Sgt.
Yambor, Steve P., S/Sgt.                                Adams, Harold, Sgt.

Ball, John J., Sgt.                                             Beaver, Corwin W., Sgt.
Butler. Grant R., Sgt.                                      Butts, Theodore Q., Sgt.
Castle, Gene, Sgt.                                             Clarey, John C., Sgt.
Church, Lloyd, Sgt.                                         Dew, James R., Sgt.
Dye, Joe, Sgt.                                                   Earhart, Thomas A., Sgt.
Evans, Warren E., Sgt.                                   Fox, Arlo G., Sgt.
Gabriel, Martin J., Sgt.                                  Gollinger, Bernard H., Sgt.
Greene, Richard, Sgt.                                     Greenland, Dale E., Sgt.
Gustafsen, Maurice E., Sgt.                           Harris, Randall, Sgt.
Hartin, Maurice D., Sgt.                                 Heacock, Mervin, Sgt.
Hendrickson, Robert S., Sgt.                         Huckle, William J., Sgt.
Hudson, Jack, Sgt.                                           Jacobsen, Albert T., Sgt.
Jensen, Ernest, Sgt.                                         Johnson, Warren L., Sgt.
Jones, Donald L., Sgt.                                     Kavanaugh, Marvin L., Sgt.
Kenyon, Kenneth, Sgt.                                    Klebanski, Walter, Sgt.
Knapp, John J., Sgt.                                        Kunkle, Ronald, Sgt.
Laseter, Douglas E., Sgt.                                Maginn, Francis T., Sgt.
Mahoney, Edwin, Sgt.                                    Mattivi, Frank, Sgt.
Minarsich, Clifford E., Sgt.                            McCollam, Donald, Sgt.
Northrup, Arthur J., Sgt.                               Parish, Earl, Sgt.
Perry, Paul E., Sgt.                                          Pfrunder, David L., Sgt.
Reagan, Harry M., Sgt.                                   Rensink, Gerrit J., Sgt.
Rowe, Ronald L., Sgt.                                     Sandage, Garnett, Sgt.
Sellers, Richard, Sgt.                                      Sieg, Walter R., Sgt.
Sorby, Tom, Sgt.                                              Spangler, Theodore, Sgt.
Sporman, Leonard E., Sgt.                            Stern, Phil, Sgt.
Swank, Marcell, Sgt.                                       Szima, Alex I., Sgt.
Taylor, Robert, Sgt.                                         Thompson, Clyde C., Sgt.
Thompson, Ed, Sgt.                                         Torbett, Donald K., Sgt.
Vanskoy, John R., Sgt.                                    Wojcik, Walter J., Sgt.
Woods, Wayne, Sgt.                                         Yandell, Ray C., Sgt.
Yurko, Michael S., Sgt.

Arimond, William, Cpl.                                  Arnbol, Andrew K., Cpl.
Barnes, William B., Cpl.                                 Bacon, Robert, Cpl.
Beckham, Robert, Cpl.                                    Bolton, Floyd H., Cpl.
Buona, Wayne A., Cpl.                                    Edstrom, Robert, Cpl.
Ehalt, Robert E., Cpl.                                      Eklund, Robert D., Cpl.
Elwood, William 0., Cpl.                                 Finn, John N., Cpl.
Fisher, Chester, Cpl.                                        Foley, John J., Cpl.
Ford, Richard, Cpl.                                          Frederick, Donald S., Cpl.
Gallup, Wilbur L., Cpl.                                    Gangath, Phillip, Cpl.
Gilbert, Nolan M., Cpl.                                    Gramke, Melvyn P., Cpl.
Haines, James, Cpl.                                         Hancock, Victor, Cpl.
Henry, Howard M., Cpl.                                 Hermsen, Paul S., Cpl.
Hunt, Russell W., Cpl.                                     Keegan, John E., Cpl.
Key, James N., Cpl.                                          Kness, Marvin E., Cpl.
Kuhl, Howard V., Cpl.                                     Lacosse, Frank, Cpl.
Ladd, Garland S., Cpl.                                     Masalonis, Edward W., Cpl.
McAllister, Harold, Cpl.                                  Rada, Anthony, Cpl.
Rote, Edgar W., Cpl.                                        Runyon, Oscar L., Cpl.
Ryan, Thomas L., Cpl.                                     Schmirler, Robert C., Cpl.
Schon, Clarence M., Cpl.                                 Sexton, Donald R., Cpl.
Shippy, Zane G., Cpl.                                       Shuff, Joseph, Cpl.
Silkwood, Monzell, Cpl.                                  Skarie, Robert, Cpl.
Spackman, Arthur, Cpl.                                  Torneby, Samuel C., Cpl.
Trabu, Edward W., Cpl.                                  Trynoski, Joseph R., Cpl.
Vetcher, Peter Cpl.                                           Vickmark, Clayton 0., Cpl.
Wilson, Gilbert E., Cpl.                                   Wojcik, Louis J., Cpl.

Altieri, James J., T/5                                       Bierbaum, Kenneth, T/5
Chesnut, J. T., T/5                                           Coomer, Jennings, T/5
Cundriff, Woodrow, T/5                                 Dunn, Donald E., T/5
Earl, Llewellyn, T/5                                         Elliott, Richard C., T/5
Greene, Leonard L., T/5                                 Halliday, Robert H., T/5
Heid, Ivan R., T/5                                            Merrill, Von D., T/5
McGee, William A., T/5                                  Polus, Matthew, T/5
Reid, Lawrence, T/5                                        Rouse, Claude, T/5
Salkin, Arron N., T/5                                       Stojewski, Raymond A., T/5
Urban, Henry A., T/5                                      Yoder, William H., T/5

Aasve, Kermit E., Pfc.                                     Bailey, Raymond L., Pfc.
Bannister, Floyd R., Pfc.                                Bevan, Robert M., Pfc.
Bietel, Clare P., Pfc.                                        Blake, Fred E., Pfc.
Boudreau, Burton, Pfc.                                  Brake, Douglas E., Pfc.
Bresnahan, Walter A., Pfc.                            Bristol, Jess B., Pfc.
Brown, Roy A., Pfc.                                         Brown, William E., Pfc.
Bruder, Robert, Pfc.                                        Bruun, Mervyn P., Pfc.
Bunde, Clar R., Pfc.                                         Bush, Stanley, Pfc.
Campbell, Joseph S., Pfc.                               Contrera, Carlo, Pfc.
Cook, Lester B., Pfc.                                        Crandall, Claude D., Pfc.
Eskola, Elmer I., Pfc.                                      Deeb, Peter, Pfc.
Demick, Eugene L., Pfc.                                 Drost, Carl, Pfc.
Dudrow, Douglas S., Pfc.                               Eastwood, Philip H., Pfc.
Fronk, Junior, Pfc.                                          Garrison, Elmer W., Pfc.
Gaskill, Robert K., Pfc.                                   Girdley, William S., Pfc.
Grafton, Thomas A., Pfc.                               Gust, Joe V., Pfc.
Harr, Gerald J., Pfc.                                       Hedges, Richard, Pfc.
Heiser, Robert, Pfc.                                        Higgins, John J., Pfc.
Hoffiens, John R., Pfc.                                   Holy, Norman F., Pfc.
Jacobs, Shirley G., Pfc.                                   Johnson, Robert 0., Pfc.
Joiner, William, Pfc.                                       Jondal, Ozonville, Pfc.
Ketzer, Steve, Pfc.                                            Knox, John K., Pfc.
Kopanda, George, Pfc.                                    Kopp, William G., Pfc.
Legg, Sherman, L., Pfc.                                   Leighton, Charles F., Pfc.
Lienhas, William E., Pfc.                                Marty, Raymond E., Pfc.
Mayberry, Howard M., Pfc.                           Miller, John A., Pfc.
Moffatt, Rollin, Pfc.                                         Mosley, James, Pfc.
McLenson, Stanley P., Pfc.                             Nagengast, Jerome J., Pfc.
Nanny, James, Pfc.                                          Nickirk, Charles, Pfc.
Powell, Waiter R., Pfc.                                    Pfann, William, Pfc.
Preston, Pete M., Pfc.                                      Pruitt, Charles R., Pfc.
Puccio, Charles, Pfc.                                        Quinn, Leslie, Pfc.
Rodriguez, Raymond, Pfc.                             Rutledge, Raymond, Pfc.
Sivil, Charles, Pfc.                                            Stewart, Estel, Pfc.
Stovall, William, Pfc.                                       Sugrue, John E., Pfc.
Sumpter, Gerald C., Pfc.                                 Swanson, Robert, Pfc.
Szcesniak, Steven S., Pfc.                               Taylor, Alpha 0., Jr., Pfc.
Tiggelaar, Samuel, Pfc.                                   Traufler, Donald A., Pfc.
Trent, Nelson, Pfc.                                           Wells, Royal H., Pfc.
Westerholm, Harold S., Pfc.                          Wood, William, Pfc.
Yenzer, Ronald K., Pfc.

Anctil, Roland, Pvt.                                         Andre, Howard W., Pvt.
Archer, James, Pvt.                                         Avers, Robert H., Pvt.
Back, Harley, Pvt.                                            Baker, Clarence H., Pvt.
Barefoot, James H., Pvt.                                Barker, Jack, Pvt.
Baum, John L., Pvt.                                        Bergstrom, Dennis A., Pvt.
Bills, Perry E., Pvt.                                          Biro, Imre, Pvt.
Bock, Woodrow C., Pvt.                                 Bond, Fred, Pvt.
Brassfield, John S., Pvt.                                 Brinkley, William L., Pvt.
Brown, George D., Pvt.                                  Bullington, Lee M., Pvt.
Burdine, Carl C., Pvt.                                     Buringrud, Wendell, Pvt.
Cain, Paul W., Pvt.                                          Calahan, Rollie F., Pvt.
Calfayon, Varton, Pvt.                                    Calhoun, Edward T., Pvt.
Card, Earl E., Pvt.                                           Carlson, Douglas, Pvt.
Chesher, Robert T., Pvt.                                Christensen, Alfred E., Pvt.
Colbert, Paul E., Pvt.                                      Coon, Lyle, Pvt.
Cooney, James D., Pvt.                                  Corrin, Thomas, Pvt.
Cote, Jules E., Pvt.                                          Coy, Charles R., Pvt.
Creed, George H., Pvt.                                   Dean, Edward L., Pvt.
DeGennareo, Steven N., Pvt.                       Delski, John, Pvt.
Diehl, Charles W., Pvt.                                  Dlugas, Adam, Pvt.
Donnelly, William, Pvt.                                 Doss, John F., Pvt.
Dunn, Robert C., Pvt.                                    Earnest, Charles A., Pvt.
Earwood, Don A., Pvt.                                   Eaton, Richard E., Pvt.
Edwards, James 0., Pvt.                                Eineicher, Clarence W., Pvt.
Elliott, Clyde W., Pvt.                                    Evans, Charles, Pvt.
Fergen, Thomas B., Pvt.                                Fernandez, Adelfeo, Pvt.
Ferrier, Leslie M., Pvt.                                   Ferru, Edwin R., Pvt.
Fitzhugh, Norman R., Pvt.                            Folsom, Harold, Pvt.
Fontenot, Lee J., Pvt.                                     Fortenberry, Ike S., Pvt.
Freeman, Roy, Pvt.                                         Fulks, Warren, Pvt.
Fullerton, Edward, Pvt.                                 Galbraith, John, Pvt.
Gavins, Raymond, Pvt.                                  Gilardi, Americo, Pvt.
Goins, Archie, Pvt.                                          Gomez, Simon R., Pvt.
Gonzolas, Lalo, Pvt.                                        Gorman, John E., Pvt.
Grant, Charles F., Pvt.                                    Gray, James E., Pvt.
Gray, Lyman, Pvt.                                            Greene, Othel, Pvt.
Grisamer, George W., Pvt.                             Gummel, Kenneth E., Pvt.
Hall, Cornelius, Pvt.                                        Hambrich, Clifford H., Pvt.
Harrington, Lester C., Pvt.                             Harris, Lemuel G., Pvt.
Harris, Thurman E., Pvt.                                Harrison, Elby W., Pvt.
Hathaway, Charles, Pvt.                                 Hauck, Cecil, Pvt.
Hawkins, George, Pvt.                                    Hayes, Charles E., Pvt.
Hayes, Donald L., Pvt.                                    Haywood, Edward, Pvt.
Hedensted, Howard, Pvt.                               Hedrick, Vernon, Pvt.
Hoctel, Lamont, Pvt.                                       Hoffman, George C., Pvt.
Hyatt, Lloyd 0., Pvt.                                        Ingram, John R., Pvt.
Jackson, William A., Pvt.                               Jantz, Irvin W., Pvt.
Jernberg, Innes A., Pvt.                                  Johnson, Charles, Pvt.
Johnson, Donald G., Pvt.                               Johnson, Everett L., Pvt.
Johnson, Francis K., Pvt.                               Johnson, John J., Pvt.
Kallis, Milton, Pvt.                                           Karboski, Stanley, Pvt.
Katzen, Murray A., Pvt.                                  Kazura, Charles, Pvt.
Keberdle, Robert C., Pvt.                                Keener, Vance, Pvt.
Kerecman, Michael, Pvt.                                Koons, Franklin M., Pvt.
Kopveiler, Eugene N., Pvt.                             Lambert, Daniel, Pvt.
Larson, Kenneth E., Pvt.                                Launer, Harvey L,., Pvt.
Lehmann, Carl H., Pvt.                                   Lodge, Vernon W., Pvt.
Logsden, Chester, Pvt.                                    Loman, Robert B., Pvt.
Longona, Paul, Pvt.                                         Low, Austin G., Pvt.
Lowell, Bob L., Pvt.                                         Lucas, Joseph P., Pvt.
Madson, Marvin K., Pvt.                                Mahoney, James, Pvt.
Martin, Edwin W., Pvt.                                  Martin, Grant E., Pvt.
May, Joseph C., Pvt.                                       Merritt, James M., Pvt.
Miller, Seymour, Pvt.                                     Mitchell, Dencil E., Pvt.
Moffett, Walter, Pvt.                                      Moger, Ervin, Pvt.
Montgomery, George C., Pvt.                       Morasti, Victor A., Pvt.
Moses, Robert L., Pvt.                                   Mozzetti, Eric C., Pvt.
Mulling, Jullien, Pvt.                                     McClain, LeRoy J., Pvt.
McGraw, Elvis G., Pvt.                                  McMahon, Regis M., Pvt.
Najomowicz, Walter J., Pvt.                         Neal, Charles, Pvt.
Nelson, Trent, Pvt.                                         Nelson, George P., Pvt.
Nixson, Jacques M., Pvt.                              Nochta, John E., Pvt.
Norman, John R., Pvt.                                  Nystrom, Alder, Pvt.
Oneskunk, Samson P., Pvt.                          Oslund, George L., Pvt.
Pagunano, Charles E., Pvt.                           Palade, Weslie W., Pvt.
Palmer, Frank W., Pvt.                                  Parker, Walter A., Pvt.
Parsons, William T., Pvt.                              Patterson, Francis B., Pvt.
Petersen, Henry, Pvt.                                    Peterson, Ronald I., Pvt.
Petty, Clarence A., Pvt.                                 Phillips, Joe, Pvt.
Pierce, Raymond, Pvt.                                  Prudhomme, Thomas H., Pvt.
Puchinski, Walter, Pvt.                                 Ratliff, Vinson, Pvt.
Reed, Robert, Pvt.                                         Reilly, Charles, Pvt.
Reiter, Leonard, Pvt.                                    Retig, Roland, Pvt.
Rinard, Harold L., Pvt.                                Roane, George H., Pvt.
Rorex, John R., Pvt.                                     Ruscheweiz, James R., Pvt.
Ryan, Patrick, Pvt.                                        Sander, Richard, Pvt.
Sandlin, William G., Pvt.                             Sausen, William L., Pvt.
Schooley, Clayton, Pvt.                                Schrader, Arthur C., Pvt.
Schultz, Edward A., Pvt.                              Schumacher, Dennis L., Pvt.
Schwartz, Joey H., Pvt.                                Shain, Edward, Pvt.
Shuput, Michael M., Pvt.                            Shurmak, Sylvester, Pvt.
Sosh, James, Pvt.                                          Stanton, John J., Pvt.
Stark, Ernest, Pvt.                                        Stoopes, Leslie, Pvt.
Stroud, Pressley P, Pvt.                               Sullivan, Thomas, Pvt.
Swanson, Allan E., Pvt.                               Sweazy, Owen, Pvt.
Swicker, Howard B., Pvt.                            Thompson, Evan, Pvt.
Thompson, Richard N., Pvt.                      Thurman, George W., Pvt.
Tongate, Kenneth C., Pvt.                           Treumer, Clarence, Pvt.
Troxell, Lawrence F., Pvt.                           Turner, Robert E., Pvt.
Wallsmith, Clotis, Pvt.                                Walters, Charles, Pvt.
Wensle, Charles L., Pvt.                             Whited, Murel, Pvt.
Wilkerson, Edward N., Pvt.                       Wilkerson, Kimbrell M., Pvt.
Williams, Joe 0., Pvt.                                   Williams, Thomas, Pvt.
Wilson, Harold, Pvt.                                    Winsor, Thomas G., Pvt.
Wisniewski, John, Pvt.                                Wood, Virgil H., Pvt.
Woodhall, John B., Pvt.                               Yarboro, Jessie, Pvt.
Zaccardi, Dominico, Pvt.                             Zielinski, Herman A., Pvt.

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