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
Cleland N. Hughes Jr.

 

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Sgt. Cleland N. Hughes Jr. WWII

 

Recent Address:

414 Columbia Drive, Rockwall, TX 75032

Email:

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Family Information:

 

Hometown:

Kansas City, MO

Date Entered Service:

February, 1943

Service Number:

37512481

Bomb Group:

462nd

Squadron:

 

Location of Unit:

Piaroba, India May 1944

Missions Flown:

15 (453 combat hours)

Hump Missions Flown:

Several

Targets:

Anshan, Nagasaki, Palembang, Okayama, Formosa (2), Omura, Singapore (bailed out), Omura (aborted to Shanghai) Mukden, Bangkok (2), Singapore (2), Saigon (abort to Murtaban Burma)

Awards/Decorations:

Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster

Service Schools Attended:

Aircraft Armorer (Bombardment) Jul 1943; General Electric Fire Control B-29 Dec 1943

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1685-Gunner, Formation Defense & Crew Co-ordination Inst. B-29

Rank Upon Discharge:

Sgt.

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-24484 Our Gal

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

September 30, 1971

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Banker, 40 years: President, Southern Bank & Trust; Chairman of the Board, Texas Commerce -- Garland.

Comments:

Mr. Hughes passed away December 17th 1992 and is buried at Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, TX.

 

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Cleland Hughes

 


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