New England Air Museum
Richard Stacy


Recent Address:

32 Oyster Rake Lane, Hilton Head, SC 29926



Family Information:

Parents: Thomas and Lillian; Wife: Mary Jane; Children: Susi, Jim, Lynne, Tom; Siblings: Helen, Mae


Piqua, Ohio

Date Entered Service:

March, 1943

Service Number:


Bomb Group:

462nd Bomb Group


768th Bomb Squadron

Location of Unit:

Piardoba, India; November 1944

Missions Flown:


Hump Missions Flown:

4 or 5


Mukden, Singapore, Saigon, Yawata, Kobe, Tokyo, Yokohama, Formosa, Osaka, Omura, Nagoya, Omuta, Kure, Okayama, Takamatsu, Sendai, Utsonomiya, Namazu, Fukui, Hachiogi, Saga, Fukuyama, Hikari


Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Clusters, Battle Stars (5)

Service Schools Attended:


Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB

Rank Upon Discharge:

1st Lt.

Crew Type:


Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-24506 Untouchable, 42-6312 Mysterious Mistress, 42-63393 Rush Order, 42-63459 (unnamed), 44-69730 (unnamed), 42-63540 (unnamed),  -24898 (unnamed),44-70076 (unnamed), 42-24531  (unnamed)

Were you a POW?


Were you interned?


Date Transferred from the 58th:


Date Discharged from the 58th:


Post-WWII Military Service:


Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

General Electric, Engineer. French Oil Mill Machinery Co. -- Engineer / Sales. Midwest Plastic Systems -- Manufacturer's Rep.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

Friends. A chance to do my part. Someone was surely looking out for me.




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