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

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

New England Air Museum
Roderick Wilcoxon
Recent Address:    
Family Information:   Siblings Frank, Hardy; Children: Steven
Hometown:   Crossett, AR
Date Entered Service:   March, 1941
Service Number:   O-748864
Bomb Group:   444th
Squadron:   676th
Location of Unit:   Tinian; March, 1945
Missions Flown:   Wounded by flak and shot down May 29, 1945. Ditched , then picked up by Lifeguard Submarine, USS Tigrone, which set a record of 31 air crew rescued that trip.
Hump Missions Flown:    
Awards/Decorations:   Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart
Service Schools Attended:   Advanced Flying School--Luke Field 1942
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB
Rank Upon Discharge:   Capt.
Crew Type:   Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   44-61525 Them Snuf'less Skonks
Were you a POW?   No
Were you interned?   No
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
Date Discharged from the 58th:   1946
Post-WWII Military Service:    
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Sales Representative for Piper & Beechcraft, Hugh's Aircraft Corp., Douglas Aircraft Corp.
Roderick Wilcoxon was a proud member of the Quiet Birdmen for many years. He passed away in 1969.


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