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Col Winfred Orvile "Pappy" Reid
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1921, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 2010
Delight
Pike County
Arkansas, USA

F4U Corsair fighter pilot in World War II, transport pilot in Korea and helicopter pilot and squadron commander in the Vietnam conflict. Last surviving pilot with VMF-222, "The Flying Deuces." Flew 88 combat missions and won two Distinguished Frying Cross medals. Two kills and a half-credit on a kill in the Battle of the Coral Sea. Also had 11 Air Medals, and four battle stars. Married to well-known southern big band singer Jean Arnold. 
 
Burial:
Delight Cemetery
Delight
Pike County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: John Andrew Prime
Record added: Jan 26, 2010
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