Location:
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Hours:
Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone (860) 623-3305

Admission:
Adults 12 & Up $12.00
Children 4-11 $6.50
3 & Under Free
Seniors 65 & Up $11.00

New England Air Museum
Douglas Thayer Kelley

 

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Douglas Thayer Kelley, 1942
 

 

Recent Address:   10 Beverly Court, St. Albans, VT 05478
 
Email:    
 
Family Information:   Parents: Clifton and Agnes; Wife Pauline; Children: Thayer, Cheryl; Sibling: Beverly
 
Hometown:   St Albans, VT
 
Date Entered Service:    
 
Service Number:   AF11038507
 
Bomb Group:   468th
 
Squadron:   793rd
 
Location of Unit:    
 
Missions Flown:    
 
Hump Missions Flown:    
 
Targets:    
 
Awards/Decorations:   Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon,
Distinguished Unit Badge, India-Burma Campaign, Air Offensive Japan, Air Combat, Palembang, Sumatra Air Offensive, Eastern Mandates, Central Burma Campaign
 
Service Schools Attended:   Bombardment - Orlando, FL
 
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 747-Airplane and Engine Mechanic
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   Staff Sergeant
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew and Ground crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:    
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   October 15, 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:
Airplane Mechanic; 134th Fighter Interceptor Sqdn., Vermont Air National Guard, separation on 5/1/52
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Auto Service Station Attendant; Hotel and Restaurant Manager & Owner
 
Comments:

As a family, we have attended many 468th Bomb Group reunions. It was a wonderful time for all of us.

Douglas passed away June 12, 1983 and is buried at Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT

 

Douglas Thayer Kelley, 1963
 

 


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