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Maj Augustus Vincent "Gus" Connery, Jr
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Birth: May 31, 1918
East Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 1985
McLean
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA

Son of Augustus V and Mary V (Kelley) Connery, grandson of Robert Francis, Find A Grave Memorial# 92751655, and Alicia (Nixon) Connery Find A Grave Memorial# 92878380 of Bristol, RI.

WWII 5th Air Force, 380th Bombardment Group, Captain and Commander, B-24 Liberators "Gus's Bus" and "Gus's Bus II".
The unit received the United States Distinguished Service Citation and the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation.

Worked out of Hawaii for the CAA, then the FAA, Chief of the Hawaii Division's Airways Flight Inspection Division.

Battalion Commander, McLean Volunteer Fire Department, McLean, VA.


My 2nd cousin, 2x removed.
 
 
Burial:
National Memorial Park
Falls Church
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA
Plot: PLOT: FG Lilac, Lot 326, 1B
 
Created by: FrancisMattesonLine
Record added: Jul 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93080131
Maj Augustus Vincent Gus Connery, Jr
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Maj Augustus Vincent Gus Connery, Jr
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Maj Augustus Vincent Gus Connery, Jr
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- Daddy♥s Girl
 Added: Aug. 21, 2012
RIP Cousin, and thank you for your service, both military and civil.
- FrancisMattesonLine
 Added: Jul. 5, 2012
 
 
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