Arthur Carter Beach

Arthur Beach in Calcutta, India 1944
Arthur Beach in Calcutta, India 1944
Recent Address: Bandera, TX
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Family Info: Parents: James and Allie; Wife: Ivey (deceased); Doris; Children: Martha, Anita, James, Richard, and Al
Hometown: Morgantown, NC
Date Entered Service: April 7, 1942
Service Number: O-682276
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron:
Squadron: 792nd
Location of Unit: Salina, KS
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Awards: Air Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Theater Ribbon with seven Battle Stars, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific, two Overseas Bars and the Distinguished Flying Cross.
Service Schools:
MOS: Navigator, Bombardier and Gunner
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Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: Member of Harold Brown's crew. 42-24858; 42-24471 (Chat'nooga-Choo-Choo)
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Post WWII Service: Served in Korea
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): He graduated from the University of Texas and the Appalachian Teachers College. He was a pharmacist in Del Rio, a drugstore in Kerrville, Kerrville State Hospital and Sid Peterson Memorial Hospital.
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Comments: Mr. Beach passed away July 12, 2005. He is buried at the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Kerrville, TX.
Harold Brown crew - Arthur Beach back row, 4th from left - from the collection of Bob Becker at NEAM
Harold Brown crew - Arthur Beach back row, 4th from left - from the collection of Bob Becker at NEAM

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