New England Air Museum
Randolph Joseph Colby, Sr

 

Last Address:

Wichita, KS

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: Leroy and Mildred; Children: Randolph, Richard, Lawrence, Leroy

Hometown:

Meredith, NH

Date Entered Service:

September 22, 1942

Service Number:

 

Bomb Group:

462nd

Squadron:

768th

Location of Unit:

 

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

 

Rank Upon Discharge:

Staff Sergeant

Crew Type:

Ground crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

November 21, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Aircraft Mechanic Boeing Wichita for over 30 years before retirement.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

Dad always remembers fondly his service and talked a lot about flying the hump into China.

Comments:

Mr. Colby passed away June 20th 1996 and is buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Wichita, KS.

 


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