Glen Allen Wold

Military

Object Number - UPL 44972 - TSgt Glen Wold 434th FS 479th FG

AAF 1940-1947 USAF 1947-1970
P-38 & P-51 Crew Chief for Major Robin Olds
CMSgt USAF retired

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Major General W E Lynd awards the Distinguished Service Medal to Major Robin Olds of the 479th Fighter Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Medals + trophies- 2nd Lt Robin Olds. Presentation, Distinguished Service Medal to 2nd Lt Robin Olds for Maj Gen Robert Olds by Maj Gen WE Lynd.
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 434th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-26046
  • Highest Rank: Brigadier General
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

Major Robin Olds of the 479th Fighter Group stands with his P-51 Mustang (L2-W, serial number 43-28707) nicknamed "Scat II". The image has been autographed by Robin Olds on the front. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Photo 1- Olds Bio.'
  • Aircraft Type: P-38 Lightning
  • Nicknames: Scat II
  • Unit: 479th Fighter Group 434th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Scat #5
  • Unit: 361st Fighter Group 479th Fighter Group 375th Fighter Squadron 434th Fighter Squadron

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Event Location Date Description

Born

Hennepin County,MN 5 January 1921

Died

14 December 2017

Buried

Cadillac Memorial Gardens East Clinton Township, Macomb County, MI 17 December 2017 Cadillac Memorial Gardens East Clinton Township, Macomb County, Michigan

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Date30 Aug 2020 21:38:46
Contributorfugari
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Jcook Photo Collection & Archives

Date9 Feb 2015 14:00:53
ContributorAl_Skiff
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Date27 Sep 2014 18:11:28
ContributorAAM
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the 479th FG Yearbook, D790.G479, p 237

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