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
Frederick Dingle

 

Recent Address:

1104 Ashlar Village, Wallingford, CT 06492

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: Albert and Martha; Wife: Margaret; Children: Patricia, Frederick, Marcia, Louise

Hometown:

New Haven, CT

Date Entered Service:

March 17, 1943

Service Number:

02078948

Bomb Group:

468th

Squadron:

793rd

Location of Unit:

Arrived on Tinian in May 1945.

Missions Flown:

15+ from Tinian

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

Colby College, ME ; Maxwell Field, AL ; San Marcos, TX

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1034-Navigator

Rank Upon Discharge:

1st Lt.

Crew Type:

Flight crew. Originally a member of Vincent Garman's crew, but when Garman was killed during his checkout mission, Mr. Dingle became a member of Cecil Jenning's crew.

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

 

Post-WWII Military Service:

USAF Reserves, Westover, MA

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Sperry & Barnes-Foreman; Partner/owner North Haven Appliance Servicenter until retirement in 1990

Comments:

I am submitting this for my father who died December 8, 2003. He never spoke much about his service, being a very private man, but I know he was proud of his service and his country and would have gone again if called.

Mr. Dingle is buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hamden, CT

 


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