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
Wallace Stoughton "Wally T" Tuttle
 
Recent Address:   Conroe, TX
 
Email:    
 
Family Information:   Wife: Joanne; Parents; Jay and Addie; Siblings: Jay and John; Children: Addie, Val, Jay
 
Hometown:   Anyox, British Columbia
 
Date Entered Service:   1942
 
Service Number:    
 
Bomb Group:   444th
 
Squadron:    
 
Location of Unit:   India and TInian
 
Missions Flown:   30+
 
Hump Missions Flown:    
 
Targets:    
 
Awards/Decorations:    
 
Service Schools Attended:    
 
Military Specialty(ies):   Flight Engineer
 
Rank Upon Discharge:    
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   Cajun Queen
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:    
 
Post-WWII Military Service:
After the war he served time in Germany and England and was involved in the Berlin Air Lift. During his service with the military he was awarded numerous metals and retired as Major.
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
He became a land surveyor and worked for the Humble Company and Harold & Fisher Engineering in Houston. In 1964 he moved to Conroe to raise his two daughters, Addie and Val, and to start his own surveying companies, Arrowhead Surveying and W.S. Tuttle Surveying.
He met the love of his life Joanne and they married in Jan. 1980. They loved to travel and had many adventures throughout Europe and Mexico, including 22 cruises! Wally enjoyed serving his community and joined the Conroe Noon Lions Club in 1989 where he and Joanne served side by side for 20 years. Wally was awarded Lion of The Year, Jack Wiech Fellow, Melvin Jones Fellow and a Life Membership for outstanding service as a Lion.
Wally loved flying and was a private pilot. He was president of the EAA at Montgomery County Airport and built two experimental planes. At the age of 88 he single handedly built a 14-ft wooden sailboat affectionately named "Miss Joanne". He was an excellent cook, baker, artist, craftsman, husband, father and friend.
 
Comments:
Mr. Tuttle passed away on November 29, 2011.

 

Wallace Tuttle
Wallace Tuttle

 


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