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Murry Witherby
Murry Witherby, WWII
Murry Witherby, WWII
Recent Address:

8416 Harris Avenue, Raytown, MO 64138-3655



Family Information:

Parents: Marion and Anna; Wife: Loris; Children: Sally, Clifford


Crofton, MO

Date Entered Service:

September 2, 1936

Service Number:


Bomb Group:

HQ - XXBC - Flight Section



Location of Unit:

Kharagpur, India; May 1944

Missions Flown:


Hump Missions Flown:

12 (320 Operational flight hours)




Air Medal

Service Schools Attended:

AAF Flying School Sep 1942-Mar 1943

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB

Rank Upon Discharge:


Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-42841 (B-29); 42-40871 (B-24D); 42-32425 (B-25C); 43-35605 (C-45B)

Were you a POW?


Were you interned?


Date Transferred from the 58th:

June 30, 1945

Date Discharged from the 58th:

June 20, 1947

Post-WWII Military Service:
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
He had been a Certified Flight Instructor and an employee of the FAA in the Midwest Region.
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

I served with a great group of men who were very dedicated in their efforts to bring WWII to an end. They were very hard workers, very cooperative and I will never forget being associated with them.

Mr. Witherby passed away January 10th 2012


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