Crosby, Harry Herbert, Lt Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1034-Navigator
Last AFSC Group
Air Crew (Officer)
Primary Unit
1943-1945, AAF MOS 1034, 100th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Service Years
1942 - 1945
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
North Dakota
North Dakota
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
New England, North Dakota; Oskaloosa, Iowa
Last Address
Lynn/Essex, Massachusetts

Date of Passing
Jul 28, 2010
 
Location of Interment
East Parish Burying Ground - Newton, Massachusetts
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was Group Navigator for the 100th Bomb Group, "The Bloody Hundredth", of the 8th AF in WWII and flew 32 combat missions over Europe.
He was cremated and buried beside his first wife in the East Parish Burying Ground, the Old Newton Cemetery.
   
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https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=4&cat=WR26&tf=F&q=harry+h+crosby&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=1387492&rlst=1965432,2623465,5008051,1387492 

https://100thbg.com/index.php?option=com_bombgrp&view=personnel&id=1082&Itemid=334 

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/wickedlocal-newton/obituary.aspx?pid=144452617 

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=55821862

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=104766316


Books:

"Masters of the Air", Donald Miller, Simon & Schuster, 2006.
"The Alabama Bomber Boys", Donald E. Wilson, Heritage Books, 2008.
   
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  1943-1943, AAF MOS 1034, 418th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy

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From Month/Year
- / 1943
To Month/Year
- / 1943
Unit
418th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy Unit Page
Rank
Captain
MOS
AAF MOS 1034-Navigator
Location
RAF Thorpe Abbotts (AAF 139), Norfolk, England
Country/State
United Kingdom
   
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 418th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy Details

418th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
Type
Combat - Bomber Units
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Bombardment Units
Strength
Air Squadron
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019
   
   
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52 Members Also There at Same Time
418th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy

Gallagher, Don A., 2nd Lt, (1943-1944) A08 AAF MOS 1034 Second Lieutenant
Jones, George R., 2nd Lt, (1943-1944) A08 AAF MOS 1034 Second Lieutenant
Joyce, John J., 2nd Lt, (1941-1944) A08 AAF MOS 1034 Second Lieutenant
Mink, Gus J., 2nd Lt, (1941-1943) A08 AAF MOS 1034 Second Lieutenant
Archibald, Vernon E., 2nd Lt, (1942-1944) A08 AAF MOS 1035 Second Lieutenant
Barker, Ralph B., 2nd Lt, (1941-1943) A08 AAF MOS 1035 Second Lieutenant
Hamilton, John S., 2nd Lt, (1942-1944) A08 AAF MOS 1035 Second Lieutenant
Egan, John Clarence, Col, (1940-1961) A23 AAF MOS 1060 Major
Knox, Robert Miller, Capt, (1941-1943) A23 AAF MOS 1091 Captain
Miner, David L., Capt, (1941-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1091 Captain
Rosenthal, Robert, Lt Col, (1941-1945) A23 AAF MOS 1091 Captain
Biddick, Curtis R., 1st Lt, (1942-1943) A23 AAF MOS 1091 First Lieutenant
Goupill, Thomas F., 2nd Lt, (1941-1943) A23 AAF MOS 1091 Second Lieutenant
Higgins, James D., 2nd Lt, (1940-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1091 Second Lieutenant
Jackson, Tenvil H., 2nd Lt, (1941-1943) A23 AAF MOS 1054 Second Lieutenant
Jensen, Jack P., 2nd Lt, (1942-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1054 Second Lieutenant
Kennemer, James A., 2nd Lt, (1942-1943) A23 AAF MOS 1054 Second Lieutenant
Kinsella, George E., 1st Lt, (1942-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1054 Second Lieutenant
Martin, Thomas R., 2nd Lt, (1942-1943) A23 AAF MOS 1091 Second Lieutenant
Snyder, Richard L., FltOff, (1940-1943) A23 AAF MOS 1054 Flight Officer
Beran, Roman B., SSgt, (1941-1944) A07 AAF MOS 748 Technical Sergeant
DeKay, Robert R., TSgt, (1941-1943) A25 AAF MOS 755 Technical Sergeant
Godbey, Lawrence E., TSgt, (1941-1943) A07 AAF MOS 748 Technical Sergeant
Lisch, Elliot E., TSgt, (1942-1943) A25 AAF MOS 755 Technical Sergeant
Vincenti, Orlando E., TSgt, (1942-1943) A25 AAF MOS 755 Technical Sergeant
Allwine, Donald H., TSgt, (1942-1943) A25 AAF MOS 755 Staff Sergeant
Anderegg, Robert K., SSgt, (1942-1944) A07 AAF MOS 611 Staff Sergeant
Clanton, Harold E., SSgt, (1940-1943) A07 AAF MOS 611 Staff Sergeant
Coombs, Clarence A., SSgt, (1942-1943) A07 AAF MOS 611 Staff Sergeant
Field, Westley M., SSgt, (1942-1943) A07 AAF MOS 611 Staff Sergeant
Gallagher, Charles R., SSgt, (1942-1943) A07 AAF MOS 748 Staff Sergeant
Leist, Leroy E., SSgt, (1940-1944) A07 AAF MOS 611 Staff Sergeant
Lugg, John E., SSgt, (1942-1944) A07 AAF MOS 748 Staff Sergeant
Preble, Elliot O., SSgt, (1942-1943) A07 AAF MOS 611 Staff Sergeant
Ramsay, Robert E., SSgt, (1942-1943) A25 AAF MOS 755 Staff Sergeant
Tisdale, Sanford F., SSgt, (1942-1944) A07 AAF MOS 611 Staff Sergeant
Valentik, Robert P., SSgt, (1942-1944) A25 AAF MOS 755 Staff Sergeant
Waskewicz, Harry J., SSgt, (1942-1944) A07 AAF MOS 611 Staff Sergeant
Arnett, Lloyd B., TSgt, (1942-1943) A07 AAF MOS 748 Sergeant
Brassell, George J., Sgt, (1942-1943) A07 AAF MOS 611 Sergeant
Braun, Cosmas J., SSgt, (1942-1943) A07 AAF MOS 611 Sergeant
Butler, Varden I., TSgt, (1942-1944) A07 AAF MOS 611 Sergeant
Clark, Charles A., Sgt, (1942-1943) A07 AAF MOS 611 Sergeant
Clarke, Laverne E., Sgt, (1942-1943) A07 AAF MOS 611 Sergeant
Csech, Edward R., Sgt, (1942-1943) A07 AAF MOS 611 Sergeant
Davis, David M., Sgt, (1942-1943) A07 AAF MOS 611 Sergeant
Gillespie, Merritt K., Sgt, (1942-1943) A07 AAF MOS 611 Sergeant
Humphrey, Robert F. P., Sgt, (1942-1944) A07 AAF MOS 611 Sergeant
McLamb, James G., Sgt, (1943-1943) A07 AAF MOS 611 Sergeant
Thompson, Fred, SSgt, (1941-1943) A07 AAF MOS 611 Sergeant
Green, William E., 1st Lt, (1942-1944) First Lieutenant
Fletcher, Donald, SSgt, (1942-1945) Staff Sergeant

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