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Newman Camay Golden

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 332nd Fighter Group

    332nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The United States entered World War II with a military that was segregated by race and remained segregated until 1948. War Department planners generally placed White and African-American Army personnel in separate units during World War II. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Cincinnati, OH, USA 12 October 1919
Enlisted Columbus, OH, USA 6 March 1943

Fort Hays

Shot Down/Captured Austria 20 March 1945
Shot Down/MIA North Korea 17 October 1951

First Lieutenant Golden was the pilot of a F-51D Mustang night fighter with the 39th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 18th Fighter Bomber Group. On October 17, 1951, while on a combat mission, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire, crashed and burst into flames six miles southwest of Choso-ri, Korea. He was listed as Missing in Action and presumed dead on March 31, 1954. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and lived in Richmond, California.

Buried Honolulu, HI, USA 1954

No Known Grave
Courts of The Missing
Honolulu Memorial *
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 December 2016 01:23:47 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.ww2pow.info/index.php?page=directory&rec=17358
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=42251190
https://www.abmc.gov/node/510527#.WEDK_2cm4dk

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