Arthur William Bessette

Military

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 388th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 31153324
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Ground Crew Chief/Aircraft Mechanic
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 388th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-815362
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Black Magic
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 388th Fighter Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Fontanay-Sur-Mer
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Brétigny-sur-Orge
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Chièvres Air Base

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Burlington, Vermont 1920-10-20

Enlisted

Rutland, Vermont 1942-01-07

Died

South Burlington, Vermont 2001-06-10

Buried

Burlington, Vermont 2001-06-14 New Mount Calvary Cemetery Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA