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Wallace G Rinehart

Military

28 missions

AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ACM/ EAMECM/ WWIIVM
Wallace had married his childhood sweetheart Wilma 27 April 1944 just after he had completed his pilot training and been commissioned. He left for England shortly after on the 'Queen Mary', returning to the USA after VE Day.

Service

Units served with

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Adrian, Michigan 25 April 1922
Died 17 August 1990
Buried Lenawee Memorial Park, Adrian, Michigan

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 August 2021 09:55:41 Helen Changes to biography
Sources

Ringmasters Log Winter 1997

Date Contributor Update
11 September 2015 05:32:30 johndanger Changes to media associations
Sources

mccool

Date Contributor Update
10 September 2015 08:58:22 johndanger Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

mccool

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Wilma J. Rinehart Cahill

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