Appendix F: Marine Corps Aces

The following Marine Aviators qualified as aces during their tours of duty on Guadalcanal:

Name Enemy Planes
Shot Down
Joseph J. Foss 26   
John L. Smith 19   
Marion E. Carl 16½
Robert Galer 13   
William P. Marontate 13   
Kenneth D. Frazier 12½
Eugene A. Trowbridge 12   
Harold W. Bauer 11   
Thomas H. Mann, Jr. 10   
Jack E. Conger
F. K. Loesch
J. D. DeBlanc 8   
John F. Dobbin 8   
Loren D. Everton 8   
George L. Hollowell 8   
Roger A. Haberman 7   
Henry B. Hamilton 7   
Joseph L. Narr 7   
William B. Freeman 6   
Charles L. Kunz 6   
Gilbert Percy 6   
F. E. Pierce 6   
Z. A. Pond 6   
F. H. Presley 6   
Robert F. Stout 6   
Donald K. Yost 6   
F. R. Payne
L. K. Davis 5   
Cecil J. Doyle 5   
F. C. Drury 5   
P. J. Fontana 5   
Charles Kendrick 5   
W. W. Laird 5   
Hyde Phillips 5   


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