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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Sources:

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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  1948-1953, Stanford University
FromYear
1948
ToYear
1953

College
Stanford University

Major
PhD-English Literature
   
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Last Updated:Mar 26, 2012
   
   
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  9 Also There at This College:
 
  • Adams, Michael, Maj Gen, (1953-1993)
  • Merchant, Donald, 1st Lt, (1943-1945)
  21 Also There at This College From Other Sites:
 
  • Bettman, Ralph, LT USCG(Ret), (1953 - 1957)
  • Church, Frank Forrester, III, 1LT, (1942 - 1946)
  • Clark, Willis, LTC USA(Ret), (1942 - 1964)
  • Fowler, Richard (Dick), Col, (1952 - 1989)
  • Golenor, John, LT, (1951 - 1955)
  • Hatfield, Mark Odom, LTJG, (1943 - 1947)
  • Lee, Alex, LtCol USMC(Ret), (1951 - 1978)
  • Litfin, Robert, LTJG, (1954 - 1957)
  • Lyon, Richard, RADM USN(Ret), (1942 - 1983)
  • Maddock, Robert, Capt USMC(Ret), (1956 - 1965)
  • McCarthy, John (J.J.), LTC USA(Ret), (1955 - 1979)
  • Thompson, William, Capt, (1957 - 1962)
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