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USAAF Santa Rosa 1945

Discussion in 'Military Service Records & Genealogical Research' started by Marnie, Dec 11, 2017.

  1. R Leonard

    R Leonard Member

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    Never mind, I see. A service number of 466553 (1945) and an A3 designation. With a number like that and an A3, that means he spent enough commissioned time at sea to be a qualified deck officer, which means he probably did at least one tour at sea before going to flight school. My bet is that he was not designated a naval aviator until after until the war was over.
     
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  2. Jaap Vermeer MDE

    Jaap Vermeer MDE Active Member

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    Dear Leonard,

    In the first thread, Marnie said : they know the first and middle name, I know the needle in the haystack.
    His name needs further investigation,but I want to give it a try.

    Jaap
     

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  3. R Leonard

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    And then she said in post # 9
    And the focus of the search is apparently USAAF. I simply wanted to make sure she knew there was also an active naval air station in the vicinity.

    Have at it :)
     
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  4. Jaap Vermeer MDE

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    Your right,sorry big men. No Richard Franklin on the USAAF Personal record list ; USAAF Personnel Records | USAAFDATA
    I found only an Ward F Richards on an B-29 IN 1945.MACR 12968
     
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