Huntleys In The Military

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Hugh C. W. Huntley

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Purple Heart


Enlisted from Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska


24 May, 1945
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea   
Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial
Honolulu, Hawaii

Military Service

U.S. Army Air Forces  World War II


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Air Medal
(4 awards)

874th Bomber Squadron, 498th Bomber Group, Very Heavy

Highest Rank

Second Lieutenant


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Purple Heart, Air Medal (4 awards)


Hugh was the Flight Engineer aboard a B-29 #44 69852 that left Saipan on 24 May, 1945 on an Incendiary Bombing mission over South Tokyo, Japan. There were 11 crew members and one passenger aboard the aircraft.
This is the same Hugh C. W. Huntley
born in 1918 that enlisted at Laramie, Wyoming on 24 February, 1941.