KOWSLOW, THEODORE F., Sergeant, # 32380876, USAAF

 

Theodore F. Kowslow’s mother was Margaret Kowslow, Box 158, Reinhart Rd, Alden, NY. After enlisting in the USAAF, he was trained and sent overseas to the China-Burma-India theater of war. On 4 July 1945 a B-25D Mitchell medium bomber, “Miz Matilda,” # 41-30010, assigned to 10th Air Force, 427 Night Fighter Squadron, Kisselbari, India, departed the airfield at Chengkung, China, on a utility mission to Dinjan, India, through the Himalayan mountain range (the Hump). He was a passenger on the flight. Its last radio contact was at 27° 32’ North and 95° 16’ East, 9 miles south of the Brahmaputra River, in the Himalayan mountain range (the Hump). He is remembered on the tablets of the missing in the Manila American Cemetery & Memorial, Philippines. Further information not found with sufficient accuracy. Assistance would be appreciated; please use the contact page.

REDFIELD, HOWARD J., Sergeant, # 12146889, USAAF

 

He was born on 1 June 1923 in New York to Nelson Joseph Redfield (1893-1966) and Irene C. Redfield (1895-    ).

 

He enlisted in the USAAF in New York, City, NY, on 25 September 1942. After enlisting in the USAAF, he was trained and sent overseas to the China-Burma-India theater of war. On 4 July 1945 a B-25D Mitchell medium bomber, “Miz Matilda,” # 41-30010, assigned to 10th Air Force, 427 Night Fighter Squadron, Kisselbari, India, departed the airfield at Chengkung, China, on a utility mission to Dinjan, India, through the Himalayan mountain range (the Hump). He was a passenger on the flight. Its last radio contact was at 27° 32’ North and 95° 16’ East, 9 miles south of the Brahmaputra River, in the Himalayan mountain range (the Hump). He is remembered on the tablets of the missing in the Manila American Cemetery & Memorial, Philippines. Further information not found with sufficient accuracy. Assistance would be appreciated; please use the contact page.

 

His father, born 20 November 1893, was in the U.S. Navy, Electrician 2nd Class, # 1826890 during WWI from 2 June 1917 to 10 July 1919. He died 21 June 1966 and is buried in the Holy Name Cemetery, Tupper Lake, NY.