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LTC Carl Richard Wildner

LTC Carl Richard Wildner

Birth
Holyoke, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 7 Mar 1994 (aged 78)
Cornwall, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot 9-C, 280
Memorial ID 2583289 · View Source
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Graduated from Amherst Massachusetts High School in June, 1932. Received BS degree in Agriculture from Mass. State College in 1938. Commissioned in Cavalry Reserve from ROTC, June, 1937. Entered service as Flying Cadet, June, 1939. Rated as navigator, July 1, 1941. Carl flew with Doolittle during the Tokyo Raid and he remained in India until July, 1943. Returned to the US and served at various bases as a navigation instructor. In 1946 was assigned to Alaska and subsequently served in Newfoundland and Germany until relief from active duty in November, 1954. Retired from Air Force Reserve, August, 1962. Decorations include the Distinguished Flying Cross with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal, and the Chinese Army, Navy, and Air Corps Medal, Class A, 1st Grade.

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  • Maintained by: Barbara Anne (Brownell) Potter
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2583289
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LTC Carl Richard Wildner (18 May 1915–7 Mar 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2583289, citing Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Barbara Anne (Brownell) Potter (contributor 46034604) .