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Richard E Barendt

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 534th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 36-149

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    The initial flight of the aircraft took place on 2-Dec-36, but with Stan Umstead, five days later nosed over during landed but was not too badly damaged. Delivered 49BS/2BG Langley 1-Mar-37; 4000 Base Unit Wright Fd 1938; transferred 19BG March Fd, Oct...

Events

Event Location Date
Died 23 December 1988

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 June 2020 15:17:26 Hotelie1970 Changes to highest rank, awards and aircraft associations
Sources

General Order 320 from Headquarters 1st Bombardment Division, Office of the Commanding General, by Command of Major General Williams, dated 11 September 1944.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

381st Bomb Group Memorial Association, March 1999,

www.381st.org/UnitHistory/Data/Roster.aspx / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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