Location:
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Hours:
Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone (860) 623-3305

Admission:
Adults 12 & Up $12.00
Children 4-11 $6.50
3 & Under Free
Seniors 65 & Up $11.00

New England Air Museum
Rudy Leslie Thompson
 
Recent Address:   6600 Kent Drive, North, St. Petersburg, FL 33702
 
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Family Information:   Wife: Winona; Children: John, Dennis, Connie
 
Hometown:   Wittenburg, WI
 
Date Entered Service:   Nov 9, 1939
 
Service Number:   6917884/ 0889286
 
Bomb Group:   462nd
 
Squadron:   770th
 
Location of Unit:   Walker AFB, KS; 1944
 
Missions Flown:   35
 
Hump Missions Flown:   7
 
Targets:    
 
Awards/Decorations:   Air Medal with 3 Clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 4 Bronze Stars
 
Service Schools Attended:   Aircraft and Engine Mechanics School 1940-41; B-29 Flight Engineer School November 1943;
 
Military Specialty(ies):   Airplane Mechanic, Flight Engineer
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   1st Lt.
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-6256 Ramp Tramp, 42-24801 Phony Express, 42-24904 Ramp Tramp II
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:    
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Comments:   Mr. Thompson passed away December 8, 2010 and is buried at Bay Pines National Cemetery, Bay Pines, FL.

 


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