Valmore J Beaudrault

Military

Object Number - UPL 46520 - Captain Valmore J. Beaudrault Fighter Pilot 365th FG - 386th FS - 9th AF

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Miss Pussy IV
  • Unit: 365th Fighter Group 386th Fighter Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Fontanay-Sur-Mer
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: RAF Beaulieu
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Brétigny-sur-Orge

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Gardner, MA 1923-05-18

Died

Concord, New Hampshire 2000-03-08 Mr. Beaudrault was the son of the late Valmore J. Sr. and Jesse G. (Woodward) Beaudrault. He had lived in Weare for the past 15 years and previously lived in in Milford and Amherst for most of his life. Mr. Beaudrault was the husband of Priscilla E. (Pero) Beaudrault of Weare, to whom he had been married for 53 years. He worked as an Eastern Airlines captain for 30 years before retirement. Mr. Beaudrault was president and vice president of the New England Aerobatic Club. He also served on the board of directors for the International Aerobatic Club. He was an Air Force veteran of World World II, having served as a captain in the 9th Air Force. He received the Purple Heart and the Distinguished Flying Cross. In October 1944, he became the first to destroy the first German ME 262 jet fighter. He was a founding member of the New Hampshire Air National Guard. Mr. Beaudrault was a member of the First Congregational Church, UCC, in Milford.

Buried

Milford, New Hampshire 2000-03-12 Riverside Cemetery Milford, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA Add to Map Plot Avenue H

Other

Aerial Victory

near Dusseldorf, Germany 1944-10-02 1 - ME 262 Recognized as the first German jet shot down by a 9th AF pilot

Other

Aerial Victory

in the vicinity of Verneuil-sur-Avre, France 1944-06-25 1 - Bf 109

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