Callaway, Raymond Leonard, Sr., Lt Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1945-1967, 1021A, Air Force Reserve Command
Service Years
1941 - 1967
Officer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1916
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SSgt Robert Bruce McClelland, Jr. to remember Callaway, Raymond Leonard, Sr., Lt Col USAF(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Granite Falls, Minnesota
Last Address
Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Date of Passing
Feb 19, 2005
 
Location of Interment
Itasca Calvary Cemetery - Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Commander AAFTTC Instructor


 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge US Army Honorable Discharge Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal




 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
American Fighter Aces Association
  2018, American Fighter Aces Association


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was credited with destroying  6 enemy aircraft in aerial combat, plus 1 probable and 2 damaged during WWII.
He is  buried in Grand Rapids and also has a memorial stone in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Soldiers Grove, WI.

 
   
Other Comments:
Sources:
http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=657
http://www.callawayfamily.org/cfanet/cfanet0405.htm
http://cbi-theater-1.home.comcast.net/~cbi-theater-1/lantern/lantern-aaf.html
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_003.php
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41592708/raymond-leonard-callaway
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/78449415/raymond-leonard-callaway
https://www.ancestry.com

 
   
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  1942-1943, AAF MOS 1055, 326th Fighter Group

First Lieutenant
From Month/Year
August / 1942
To Month/Year
June / 1943
Unit
326th Fighter Group Unit Page
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Location
Westover Field
Country/State
Massachusetts
   
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 326th Fighter Group Details

326th Fighter Group
Type
Combat - Fighter Units
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Fighter Units
Strength
Not Specified
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019
   
Memories For This Unit

Other Memories
He was an instructor pilot in the 326th.

   
My Photos For This Unit
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3 Members Also There at Same Time
326th Fighter Group

Magoffin, Morton David, Col, (1937-1958) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Major
Harker, Chester Vernon, Lt Col, (1942-1963) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Second Lieutenant
O'Neill, Lawrence Frederick, Capt, (1940-1965) Second Lieutenant

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