Richard O'Dare Dillon

Military

Object Number - UPL 36663 - Photo from a newspaper article March 29, 1945 announcing his promotion to 1st Lieutenant

Flew 25 missions, 1 to Berlin and 3 to Merseberg. Was lead navigator for last 6 missions

Air Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster; EAME ribbon w 3/battle stars

Passed away 25-June-2017, buried in Columbia SC

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Missions

  • Date: 25 November 1944
  • Date: 26 November 1944
  • Date: 29 November 1944
  • Date: 30 November 1944
  • Date: 5 December 1944

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Born

Nashville, Tennessee 1925-04-14

Revisions

Date18 Dec 2018 04:17:51
ContributorPugsleysr
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Edited by 2nd Soon Michael O'Dare Dillon, with information from personal mission record booklets, and research to determine mission dates.

Date18 Dec 2018 03:23:44
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2nd Son Michael O'Dare Dillon

Date17 Dec 2018 03:58:06
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2nd Son Michael O'Dare Dillon

Date17 Dec 2018 03:55:54
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2nd Son Michael O'Dare Dillon

Date27 Sep 2014 18:22:43
ContributorAAM
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self

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