Top Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Sgt. Peter M. Malloy
  2. Pvt. Charles C. Wood
  3. Paul Duzat
  4. T/5 Williard (or Leslie) F. Bates
  5. Delbert Cruea or Crusea
  6. T/5 Carl L. Poff
  7. Sgt. Albert B. Filiac
  8. T/5 Lenuel (or Lemual) M. Thomas
  9. Sgt. Aubrey (0r Densil) B. Roberts
  10. Lt. Robert Dahm, 1st CO of the 2015th

Middle Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Carl (Ole) Johnson
  2. T/5 John (Pod) Hayes
  3. Sgt. Thomas E. McAfee
  4. Alfred Shempert
  5. Pvt. Kenneth W. Knox (or Know)

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. Bob Martin
  2. Pvt. Floyd R. Bowers
  3. Alfred Cochrane
  4. Pfc. Marion Slomzynsiki
  5. Pfc. Bill (Billy) T. Brown
  6. Pft. Michael (Red) E. Hurst
  7. Bill Ahern

See also:

  1. 2015th Engineer Aviation Fire Fighting Platoon History by Leroy A. Ward, MSG (AUS Retired)
  2. Fire Trucks at War website by Ted Heinbuch
  3. Background on the T/5 rank is provided in our FAQs.
  4. Other Identified Firefighters Crew Photos


  1. The 2015th was involved in many crashes and emergencies at the old Nuthampstead airbase.
    For example:
    1. Newman's Crash of 42-102553 LIL 8 BALL at Nuthampstead - 26 July 1944
    2. Remembering the Newman Crash of 26 July 1944 by Bill Ahern, Fire Fighter, 2015th
    3. Vince Moore's Crash of 42-102570 at Nuthampstead - 21 October 1944
  2. Photo Date: 31 October 1944
  3. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  4. Photo Reference No. Fire_2015th_19441031_BA
  5. With special thanks to Bill Ahern who provided the photo and photo back, and Leroy A. Ward, MSG (AUS Retired) retired Army Firefighter who provided ranks and full names for many of the men, and Ted Heinbuch, U.S. Military Fire Apparatus Historian, Army Fire Fighting Platoon Historian, Former US Army Firefighter.
  6. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.
  7. Help is needed in additional identification of the ranks of some of the men listed to the left. If you can help, please click the e-mail link above.