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Col Randall C Cassada

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Col Randall C Cassada

Birth
Dade County, Missouri, USA
Death
2 Jan 2005 (aged 87)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot
Section 9, Site 464
Memorial ID
12929981 View Source

Veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Enlisted in the Army in 1941 and after receiving his commission, he led the 488th Bombardment Squadron on 53 combat missions, piloting B-25s over Tunisia, Sicily, France and Italy, including the raid of Monte Casino (as a member of the 488th Bombardment Squadron, 340th Bombardment Group). Recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster and numerous other decorations. Preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Virginia; and his parents, Curtis and Myrtle Cassada. Extracted from obituary in San Antonio Express News, January 8, 2005; and the Nationwide Gravelocator Site.
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Attended Missouri State Teachers College, BS Education.

Recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal with 7 Oak Leaf Clusters. Attended Missouri State Teachers College, BS Education.

Veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Enlisted in the Army in 1941 and after receiving his commission, he led the 488th Bombardment Squadron on 53 combat missions, piloting B-25s over Tunisia, Sicily, France and Italy, including the raid of Monte Casino (as a member of the 488th Bombardment Squadron, 340th Bombardment Group). Recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster and numerous other decorations. Preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Virginia; and his parents, Curtis and Myrtle Cassada. Extracted from obituary in San Antonio Express News, January 8, 2005; and the Nationwide Gravelocator Site.
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Attended Missouri State Teachers College, BS Education.

Recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal with 7 Oak Leaf Clusters. Attended Missouri State Teachers College, BS Education.


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COL US Air Force, World War II, Korea, Vietnam


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