1/Lt. Herbert Glen Lycan

(F Birtciel)

1/Lt. Herbert Glen Lycan


343rd Fighter Squadron Ordnance and Armaments Officer

Notes Born on 17 December 1918 in Kalispell, Montana
Army Serial Number = O-1555590
Known as 'Herb'
22 September 2009 - Passed away at the age of 90
Memories "Herb Lycan did a super job.  He not only supervised belly tanks, bombs, fuses, but also machine guns, cannons, ammunition and the firing ranges, skeet ranges and small arms.  One fine guy,"
Frank Birtciel

Herb Lycan's Obituary
'Lycan, Herbert Glen, peacefully passed away September 22, 2009. He was born December 17, 1918 in Kalispell, Montana and moved to Santa Ana with his family at age 4. He graduated from Santa Ana Senior High School and Santa Ana Junior College, then went to work with the Southern Counties Gas Co. He enlisted in the Army in World War II and proudly served his country as an Ordinance and Armament Officer in England and Germany with the Army Air Corp 343rd Fighter Squadron 55th Fighter Group. After the war, he returned to his home and career and retired from The Gas Co. in 1982. He was a proud member of the Masonic Lodge. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice and is survived by his former wife, Margaret; their daughter, Deborah and her husband, Mark Aird.'
Originally published in the Orange County Register on 29 Sept. 2009

Additional Photo (L-R) Lts. Lycan and Milner at the skeet range (F. Birtciel)
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