New England Air Museum
Owen Tom Barry II
 
O.T. Barry, 1944
O.T. Barry, 1944
 
Recent Address:  

2473 Viejo Dr., Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406

Email:  

 

Family Information:  

Wife: Lucille

Hometown:  

Cedar Rapid, IA

Date Entered Service:  

September 1, 1941

Service Number:  

37047440

Bomb Group:  

468th

Squadron:  

794th

Location of Unit:  

Salinas, KS (January, 1944)

Missions Flown:  

683 Combat Hours

Hump Missions Flown:  

33

Targets:  

Japan, Manchuria, Burma, Thailand, Singapore, Formosa (Taiwan)

Awards/Decorations:  

Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 2 Oak Leafs, Presidential Unit Citation, major campaign stars on Asiatic Pacific Ribbon, Pre Pearl Harbor Ribbon, Caterpillar Club for emergency bailout in China

Service Schools Attended:  

Field Artillery ; Aviation Cadet

Military Specialty(ies):  

MOS 0141 - Radar Officer

Rank Upon Discharge:  

1st Lt.

Crew Type:  

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:  

42-65208 Andy's Dandys, 42-6365 General H.H. Arnold Special, 44-69660 My Gal Sal

Were you a POW?  

No

Were you interned?  

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:  

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:  

 

Post-WWII Military Service:  

 

Comments:  

Mr. Barry passed away July 10th 2005.

 


India, 1944

 


O.T. Barry, 2000

 


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