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Dorr E Newton Jr


Retired from the USAF with the rank of Brigadier General


Units served with

  • 27th Fighter Group

    27th Fighter Group

    The 27th went through two different incarnations during the Second World War. As the 27th Bombardment Group it fought in the Philippines and Java in 1941-42. It was then reformed in the US and sent to North Africa, where it eventually became the 27th...


Event Location Date
Born Philadelphia, PA, USA 7 February 1916
Deputy Group Commander Algeria April 1943 – 6 August 1943

27th Fighter-Bomber Group

Group Commander Ponte Olivo, 93015 Niscemi CL, Italy 6 August 1943 – 22 April 1944

27th Fighter Bomber Group

Died San Antonio, TX, USA 15 March 2003
Enlisted San Antonio, TX, USA 19 March 2003

Mission Burial Park South
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 6, Bethany Garden


Date Contributor Update
06 December 2016 21:43:35 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events and unit associations