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  • Anthony Durante

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group
    One of 18 members of the USMA Class of 1943 assigned directly to the 416th BG upon graduation.

  • Peter Royalty

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator - Squadron Bombardier | 416th Bomb Group
    Born July 14, 1922 in Lexington, Kentucky, he was the son of John Paul Royalty and Minnie Wolpert Royalty. He was the husband of Grace "Bootsie" Royalty, with whom he celebrated 66 years of marriage. ...

  • David Willetts

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot - Squadron Commander | 416th Bomb Group
    Retired Air Force Col. David Willetts was born in Morgantown, W.Va. After attending the University of West Virginia, he joined the Army Air Corps. ...

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Associated Place

  • Wethersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Planned in 1942 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Wethersfield was then supposed to be loaned to the RAF in 1943, but was re-allocated to the Ninth Air Force by the time it was complete. Built during 1943-44, it had three concrete runways, 49 loop...

  • Melun

    Military site : airfield


Event Location Date
Born St. Paul, Minnesota 14 January 1921
Lived in Tulsa, Oklahoma 15 February 1942

3430 S. Newport

Worked for Safeway Stores

Enlisted Tulsa, Oklahoma 25 August 1942
First 416th BG Combat Mission Conches, France 7 March 1944
Final 416th BG Combat Mission Kall, Germany 5 December 1944

Flew 68 combat missions

Died Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 27 July 1998
Buried Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 30 July 1998

Resurrection Memorial Cemetery
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
Sec. 3, Blk. 28, Lot 10, Sp. 1


Date Contributor Update
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