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  1. Lucky Partners replied to the thread Looking for information on the 72nd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bomber Group.

    Dave, One last thing for tonight. Here is a contact for the 72nd BS. Might be worth an email to see if he has any info regarding your...

    Feb 26, 2017 at 9:24 PM
  2. cody1947 replied to the thread INFO.

    The 379th BG Association has closed it's doors to operations. All files have been donated to the Mighty 8th museum in Pooler, Ga. Money...

    Feb 26, 2017 at 8:58 PM
  3. Lucky Partners replied to the thread Looking for information on the 72nd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bomber Group.

    Dave, http://www.wwiimemorial.com/Registry/Search.aspx Just enter his name.

    Feb 26, 2017 at 8:54 PM
  4. Dave1104 replied to the thread Looking for information on the 72nd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bomber Group.

    Thanks. Time to contact the cousins (if they are contactable.). Can you tell me what web site or data base is the one in error? Dave

    Feb 26, 2017 at 8:52 PM
  5. Lucky Partners attached a file to the thread Looking for information on the 72nd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bomber Group.

    To get that corrected you'd have to figure out which cousin posted it. I don't think that site has any other way to edit entries. Here...

    hughes 4.jpg Feb 26, 2017 at 8:47 PM
  6. Lucky Partners replied to the thread Looking for information on the 72nd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bomber Group.

    As he enlisted in September 1940 and died in December 1941 there honestly may not be too much history for you to find. By the time he...

    Feb 26, 2017 at 8:41 PM
  7. Dave1104 replied to the thread Looking for information on the 72nd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bomber Group.

    It was in fact Rhys. My grandfather was an immigrant from Wales. Rhys was a typical family name in Wales. He was definitely in the...

    Feb 26, 2017 at 8:38 PM
  8. Dave1104 replied to the thread Looking for information on the 72nd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bomber Group.

    That's it. I didn't see the application for headstone previously or I could have confirmed it from that alone. David E. Hughes is my...

    Feb 26, 2017 at 8:36 PM
  9. Randy Morgan liked BMBazooka's post in the thread Gathering photos/stories from 763rd BS or nearby. Father John Britto was BTG on B-24's.

    Ok. Some books which might be helpful concerning the 460th/763rd Squad: Edward James Devney (Hrsg.): Pictorial highlights from the...

    Feb 26, 2017 at 8:34 PM
  10. Lucky Partners attached a file to the thread Looking for information on the 72nd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bomber Group.

    What is his middle name? Is it Rhys as noted on the Headstone card? If so, someone has erroneously posted that he was in the Navy....

    hughes 3.jpg Feb 26, 2017 at 8:32 PM
  11. 25Kingman49 liked Lucky Partners's post in the thread Looking for information on the 72nd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bomber Group.

    Ok, then here is his Enlistment record. [ATTACH]

    hughes 2.jpg Feb 26, 2017 at 8:32 PM
  12. 25Kingman49 liked Lucky Partners's post in the thread Looking for information on the 72nd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bomber Group.

    Dave, Do you know his date of birth? The enlistment records at the National Archives show an Edward R. Hughes from Ohio who enlisted...

    HUGHES.jpg Feb 26, 2017 at 8:31 PM
  13. Lucky Partners attached a file to the thread Looking for information on the 72nd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bomber Group.

    Ok, then here is his Enlistment record. [ATTACH]

    hughes 2.jpg Feb 26, 2017 at 8:30 PM
  14. Dave1104 replied to the thread Looking for information on the 72nd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bomber Group.

    1922 sounds right. I don't have it handy but the timing is right for his age difference from my mother. I don't have access to...

    Feb 26, 2017 at 8:24 PM
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