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36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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New England Air Museum
Richard Conway Curtiss

 

Recent Address:

Williamstown, VT

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: Charles and Ruth; Wife: Vivian; Children: Linda and Nancy

Hometown:

Williamstown, VT

Date Entered Service:

September 3, 1941

Service Number:

 

Bomb Group:

40th

Squadron:

44th

Location of Unit:

 

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

 

Rank Upon Discharge:

 

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

Nippon Nipper as part of James Cornett's crew

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Inspector for the Highway Patrol. Vermont State Police - Safety Education Division, director of the Marine Division, head of the Special Services Unit and troop commander. From 1978 to 1988, Richard worked for the Vermont State Employees Association.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

He was very patriotic and proud to be a part of "The Greatest Generation."

Comments:

Mr. Curtiss passed away September 1, 2006.  He is buried in the Williamstown Village Cemetery in Williamstown, VT.

 


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