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David Louis Withington



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  • Wethersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Planned in 1942 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Wethersfield was then supposed to be loaned to the RAF in 1943, but was re-allocated to the Ninth Air Force by the time it was complete. Built during 1943-44, it had three concrete runways, 49 loop...

  • Laon/Athies

    Military site : airfield

  • Melun

    Military site : airfield


Event Location Date
Born Cincinnati, Ohio 17 January 1917
Lived in Tulsa, Oklahoma 10 October 1940

Cheyenne Arms Apt 103

Worked for Mid-Con Oil Company

First 416th BG Combat Mission Harcourt, France 30 June 1944
Final 416th BG Combat Mission Ulm, Germany 18 April 1945

Flew 70 combat missions

Died Tulsa, Oklahoma 5 September 2008
Buried Tulsa, Oklahoma 8 September 2009

Memorial Park Cemetery
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA


Date Contributor Update
15 April 2021 14:16:54 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations