Albright, Oren D., Jr., SSgt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Primary Unit
1950-1954, US Forces Korea
Service Years
1942 - 1953
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Staff Sergeant

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Lindale
Last Address
Midland, TX

Date of Passing
Jun 18, 2010
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Oren D. Albright, Jr. passed away Friday, June 18, 2010 in Midland.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, June 21, 2010 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.

Oren was born in Lindale, Texas, October 29, 1924 to Oren Albright and Bera Howard Albright. They moved to Odessa in 1941. Oren enlisted in the U.S. Air Force December 9, 1942. He flew 12 missions before his plane was shot down. He spent 13 months as a prisoner of war and was recalled for the Korean Conflict. He remained in active reserve until 1985. After being liberated, Oren returned to Odessa and married Corene Casparis on August 6, 1945. They moved to Midland in 1954.

He is preceded in death by his mother and father, a brother, a sister and a grandson.

Oren is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Oren and Trina Albright of Midland, and his daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Dan Sharp of Katy, Texas. He is also survived by his grandson, Jim Albright and wife Melissa, of New Braunfels, Texas; two granddaughters, Heather Conner and husband Will of Midland and Stephanie Boring and husband Jason of Keller, Texas; two great granddaughters, Lauren Beyer of New Branufels, Texas and Tory Conner of Midland; and three great grandsons, Christopher Albright of New Braunfels, Evan Conner of Midland and Jaxon Boring of Keller.

The family requests that memorials be sent to the U.S.O.: www.uso.org/donate.

 

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  1944-1945, POW Germany

Staff Sergeant
From Month/Year
April / 1944
To Month/Year
July / 1945
Unit
POW Germany Unit Page
Rank
Staff Sergeant
MOS
Not Specified
Location
Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf Near Krems Austria 48-15; DETAINING POWER: GERMANY
Country/State
Austria
   
 Patch
 POW Germany Details

POW Germany
Type
Combat - Other Types
Existing/Disbanded
Not Specified
Parent Unit
Prisoner Of War (POW)
Strength
Not Specified
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019
   
Memories For This Unit

Worst Moment
POW for 13 months at Stalag 17B in Austria.

Other Memories
Flew 12 combat missions before his aircraft was shot down.

   
   
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222 Members Also There at Same Time
POW Germany

Cassady, Thomas Gantz, Capt, (1916-1945) [Other Service Rank]
Vanaman, Arthur William, Maj Gen, (1917-1954) A11 AAF MOS 9301 Brigadier General
Alkire, Darr Hayes, Brig Gen, (1924-1956) Colonel
Magoffin, Morton David, Col, (1937-1958) Colonel
Malmstrom, Einar Axel, Col, (1929-1954) Colonel
Smart, Jacob Edward, Gen, (1927-1966) Colonel
Spicer, Henry Russell, Maj Gen, (1933-1964) Colonel
Spivey, Delmar Taft, Maj Gen, (1924-1956) Colonel
Aring, Wilbur W., Brig Gen, (1931-1965) Lieutenant Colonel
Clark, Albert Patton, Lt Gen, (1932-1974) Lieutenant Colonel
Duke, Florimond J.D., Col, (1917-1963) Lieutenant Colonel
Gabreski, Francis Stanley, Col, (1940-1967) 01 Lieutenant Colonel
Greening, Charles Ross, Col, (1936-1957) Lieutenant Colonel
Hedlund, Earl Clifford, Lt Gen, (1938-1973) Lieutenant Colonel
Hillman, Donald Edison, Col, (1940-1962) Lieutenant Colonel
Reddell, William Harold, Maj Gen, (1941-1972) Lieutenant Colonel
Woods, Sidney Sterling, Col, (1937-1962) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Lieutenant Colonel
Zemke, Hubert A., Col, (1936-1966) Lieutenant Colonel
Andrew, Stephen Wallace, Lt Col, (1935-1951) Major
Beeson, Duane Willard, Lt Col, (1942-1947) Major
Caplan, Leslie, Maj, (1941-1946) A31 AAF MOS 3162 Major
Cole, Charles Harold, Lt Col, (1938-1966) Major
Egan, John Clarence, Col, (1940-1961) Major
Goodson, James Alexander, Lt Col, (1942-1959) Major
Johnson, Gerald Walter, Lt Gen, (1941-1974) Major
Jones, David Mudgett, Maj Gen, (1930-1973) Major
Koral, Walter Joseph, Lt Col, (1941-1968) Major
O'Connor, Frank Quinn, Col, (1940-1963) Major
Anderson, Sheldon Keith, Capt, (1942-1945) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Captain
Bennett, Joseph Houston, Maj, (1941-1946) Captain
Dahlberg, Kenneth Harry, Maj, (1941-1951) Captain
Emmer, Wallace Nathan, Capt, (1941-1945) Captain
Encinias, Miguel, Lt Col, (1939-1971) 112 1121Z Captain
Godfrey, John Trevor, Maj, (1943-1953) Captain
Griffin, Thomas Carson, Maj, (1939-1959) Captain
Hammer, Roy A., Maj, (1943-1946) A23 AAF MOS 1091 Captain
Krambo, Victor Peter, Capt, (1942-1945) Captain
Lay, Harry T., Capt, (1942-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Captain
McKeon, Joseph Thomas, Lt Col, (1941-1963) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Captain
Morris, James Madison, Lt Col, (1942-1969) Captain
Seitzinger, Bernard Karl, Maj, (1939-1951) Captain
Short, Robert B., Col, (1937-1970) 00 Captain
Starck, Walter Edwin, Col, (1942-1965) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Captain
Williams, Griffith Paul, Maj, (1940-1952) Captain
Winn, Rex Tremaine, Capt, (1942-1945) Captain
Agan, Arthur Columbus, Lt Gen, (1937-1970) First Lieutenant
Alexander, Richard Lear, Capt, (1940-1948) A08 First Lieutenant
Allen, Roy Walter, 1st Lt, (1941-1945) First Lieutenant
Aron, William E., 1st Lt, (1942-1945) A23 AAF MOS 1055 First Lieutenant
Barmore, Robert (Ken), 1st Lt, (1943-1945) A23 AAF MOS 1092 First Lieutenant
Beck, Levitt Clinton, 1st Lt, (1942-1944) First Lieutenant
Benefield, A. L., Lt Col, (1942-1967) A16 First Lieutenant
Berg, Warren H., Capt, (1942-1945) A08 AAF MOS 1034 First Lieutenant
Brown, Kirby Monette, 1st Lt, (1943-1944) First Lieutenant
Candelaria, Richard Gomez, Col, (1943-1964) A08 First Lieutenant
Cravey, John Thomas, Lt Col, (1942-1966) First Lieutenant
Cullerton, William John, Capt, (1942-1945) First Lieutenant
Curry, Loyal Bon, Lt Col, (1941-1961) First Lieutenant
D'Agostino, Louis James, 1st Lt, (1941-1945) First Lieutenant
Dallman, Howard Marvin, Col, (1942-1974) First Lieutenant

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