New England Air Museum
Roy Wingfield
Recent Address: 9850 Scenic Highway, Pensacola, FL 32514
Family Information:
Hometown: Greenwood, MS
Date Entered Service: June 1, 1942
Service Number: O-441276
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 793rd
Location of Unit: Salina, Kansas; Sep 1943
Missions Flown: 35
Hump Missions Flown: 12-15
Awards/Decorations: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters
Service Schools Attended: AC&S 1951; Naval War College 1954;
Military Specialty(ies): MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB,
Rank Upon Discharge: Maj.
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:
Were you a POW? No
Were you interned? No
Date Transferred from the 58th: September 1945
Date Discharged from the 58th: October 1945
Post-WWII Military Service: Korea 1953. 50 combat missions. Served as D/O for the 17th Light Bomb Wing. Received spot to Lt. Col.
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Owned three travel agencies on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Ran them for 20 years.
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
I am proud to have been a part of history.
Eighty four and happy to be here!


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