Hudson H UphamMilitary
Commanding Officer of the 492nd BG from 17 December 1944 to April 1945.
Commanding Officer of the 306th BG from 16 Apr 1945 to May 1946.
He was a West Point Graduate of 1934 class. His final duties was with the European Air Transport Service during the Occupation flying from the Weisbaden Headquarters. He was killed in flight en-route from Naples, Italy to Bovington, England on 01 Nov. 1946.
AM, French Croix de Guerre w/ Palms, British DFC,
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|Washington DC||13 December 1912|
|1 November 1946|
Removed source information added by Wattonman from biography
Norman Malayney, "The 25th Bomb Group (Rcn) in WWII", Schiffer Publishers Ltd, 2011.
Lee Cunningham 10-Nov-2014. Award associations minor edits of description.
306th BGA Collection, First Over Germany pg. 313 & 322, Carpetbaggers by Ben Parnell pg. 110, 118, & 135,
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