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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  1943-1945, AAF MOS 1055, Fighter Units

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From Month/Year
November / 1943
To Month/Year
January / 1945
Unit
Fighter Units Unit Page
Rank
Major
MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Location
Not Specified
Country/State
China
   
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 Fighter Units Details

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Type
Combat - Fighter Units
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Operating Units
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Created/Owned By
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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019
   
Memories For This Unit

Other Memories
He was in the 3rd Fighter Gp.

   
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3 Members Also There at Same Time
Fighter Units

Andersen, Leslie Ernest, Col, (1942-1972) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Captain
Coffey, Robert Lewis, Col, (1939-1949) A23 AAF MOS 1065 Lieutenant Colonel
Jones, Frank Cazenove, Capt, (1941-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1056 First Lieutenant

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