New England Air Museum
Frederick Dingle


Recent Address:

1104 Ashlar Village, Wallingford, CT 06492



Family Information:

Parents: Albert and Martha; Wife: Margaret; Children: Patricia, Frederick, Marcia, Louise


New Haven, CT

Date Entered Service:

March 17, 1943

Service Number:


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Location of Unit:

Arrived on Tinian in May 1945.

Missions Flown:

15+ from Tinian

Hump Missions Flown:






Service Schools Attended:

Colby College, ME ; Maxwell Field, AL ; San Marcos, TX

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1034-Navigator

Rank Upon Discharge:

1st Lt.

Crew Type:

Flight crew. Originally a member of Vincent Garman's crew, but when Garman was killed during his checkout mission, Mr. Dingle became a member of Cecil Jenning's crew.

Airplane Serial No.& Name:


Were you a POW?


Were you interned?


Date Transferred from the 58th:


Date Discharged from the 58th:


Post-WWII Military Service:

USAF Reserves, Westover, MA

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Sperry & Barnes-Foreman; Partner/owner North Haven Appliance Servicenter until retirement in 1990


I am submitting this for my father who died December 8, 2003. He never spoke much about his service, being a very private man, but I know he was proud of his service and his country and would have gone again if called.

Mr. Dingle is buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hamden, CT


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