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Darrell Arthur Boucher




  • Earl Abke

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Right Waist Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Ray Ashba

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Edward Conway

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Wallace Habenicht

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Arthur Hamilton

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Frank Hanzalik

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group

  • George Locke

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Ralph Miller

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 453rd Bomb Group
    Flew missions over Germany and France from June 18, 1944 to September 13, 1944

  • Charley Neely

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

  • 735th Bomb Squadron


Associated Place

  • Old Buckenham

    Military site : airfield
    Allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a bomber base in 1942, Old Buckenham was built during 1942-43 with three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. The station was the exclusive home for the 453rd Bomb Group, equipped...


Event Location Date
Born Oakwood, Oklahoma 29 December 1921
Lived in Oakwood, Oklahoma 1942
Enlisted Randolph AAF, Texas 3 July 1942
Died Oakwood, Oklahoma 1 January 1993
Buried Canton, Oklahoma 5 January 1993

Canton Cemetery
Canton, Blaine County, Oklahoma, USA


Date Contributor Update
30 October 2019 01:29:00 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, events, person associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:56 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / The Liberator Men of Old Buc