Herbert Neal Riddle

Military

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Units served with

The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16060366 / O-665661
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Pretty Baby
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Darlin Dolly
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron 803rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: We Aint Scared
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Fritz Blitz
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Enlisted

Fort McClellan, AL 1942-05-21

Born

Birmingham, AL 1913-04-22

Died

Birmingham, AL 1977-05-03

Buried

Athens, AL 1977-05-06 Athens City Cemetery Athens, Limestone County, Alabama, USA

Other

95th BG Combat Tour

Horham 1943-07-04 - 1944-05-25 Appears to have taken about two months off from combat to train as a fight engineer 24 Dec 1943 - 3 March 1943 He flew 12 missions as a waist gunner and then 9 missions as a flight enginner/top turret gunner

Other

Wounded In Action

Oschersleben, Germany 1943-07-28 Received a penetrating wound by a 20mm cannon shell
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