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Elton C Rightmire


Cpl. Elton C. Rightmire returned on the USS Queen Elizabeth August 1945. He unfortunately died in Richmond, New York on May 16, 1947.


Units served with

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

  • 848th Bomb Squadron

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11 August 2017 11:28:39 Mighty8AAF Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations and place associations
Year: 1945; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715, 1897-1957; Microfilm Roll: Roll 6997; Line: 17; Page Number: 96