Location:
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
View Directions Here

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

8416 Harris Avenue, Raytown, MO 64138-3655

Email:  

 

Family Information:  

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

Hometown:  

Crofton, MO

Date Entered Service:  

September 2, 1936

Service Number:  

0675464

Bomb Group:  

HQ - XXBC - Flight Section

Squadron:  

 

Location of Unit:  

Kharagpur, India; May 1944

Missions Flown:  

 

Hump Missions Flown:  

12 (320 Operational flight hours)

Targets:  

 

Awards/Decorations:  

Air Medal

Service Schools Attended:  

AAF Flying School Sep 1942-Mar 1943

Military Specialty(ies):  

MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB

Rank Upon Discharge:  

Maj.

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?  

No

Were you interned?  

No

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):
 
 
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.

 
Comments:
 

 


Murry Witherby (arrow) / unidentified servicemen

 


Previous 58th Bomb Wing Veterans Index Next
 
See Cockpit Panoramas