His brother, Edward I. Huntington, born 26 February 1921, served in the USAAF from 15 November 1940. He died 29 March 2013 and is buried in the Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, California.

 

His brother, Leo J. Huntington, born 21 September 1926, served in the U.S. Navy, Seaman 1st Class (Radio), # 7583244, in 1945 (U.S.S. LCI(G) 727).

DIXON, ROBERT JOHN, JR., Second Lieutenant, # 0-794108, USAAF

 

Robert J. Dixon Jr. was born on 8 January 1922 in Rochester, Monroe Co., New York, to Robert J. Dixon (1890-1967) (NY) and Nellie (Thompson) Dixon (1893-1965) (Canada). Sibling Margaret Mary (Dixon) Barrett (1929-2014).

 

He enlisted in the USAAF in Rochester, New York, on 19 January 1942. After enlisting, he completed flight instruction through advanced schools and was assigned to fly the C-87 Express Liberator. He was multi-engine rated and earned his commission and pilot wings. He was sent overseas to India. On 19 July 1943 a C-87 (B-24 cargo variant, Express Liberator), # 41-11907, assigned to 10th Air Force, 22nd Transport Group, 77th Transport Squadron, Jorhat, India, departed the airfield on a cargo mission through the Himalayan mountain range (the Hump). It crashed in Burma. Its last known position was at 97° 0’ East & 26° 50’ North at 6,000 feet altitude. An annotation says that parachutes were used. He is remembered on the tablets of the missing in the Manila American Cemetery & Memorial, Philippines.

KALE, ARTHUR, Second Lieutenant, # 0-797014, USAAF

 

Arthur Kale was born 1918. There is insufficient data available to accurately honor this veteran. Please use the contact page to provide assistance.

 

After enlisting, he completed navigator instruction through advanced schools and was assigned to navigate the C-87 Express Liberator. He earned his commission and wings. He was sent overseas to India. On 19 July 1943 a C-87 (B-24 cargo variant, Express Liberator), # 41-11907, assigned to 10th Air Force, 22nd Transport Group, 77th Transport Squadron, Jorhat, India, departed the airfield on a cargo mission through the Himalayan mountain range (the Hump). It crashed in Burma. Its last known position was at 97° 0’ East & 26° 50’ North at 6,000 feet altitude. An annotation says that parachutes were used. He is remembered on the tablets of the missing in the Manila American Cemetery & Memorial, Philippines.