1/Lt. Whitelaw Wright Jr.


(F. Birtciel)

1/Lt. Whitelaw Wright Jr.

343rd FS - 16 May 1944 - November 1944

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CY-S

Mission History

Completed a 300 combat hour tour

Mission List

Not Known

Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Notes Home of Record - Winchester, MA
ASN - O-758144
Known as 'Whitey'
16 May 1944 - Joined the 343rd Fighter Squadron
September 1944 - Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
October 1944 - Awarded Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
November 1944 - Transferred to 70th Replacement Depot
Awards
Memories 'Whitey was another good solid pilot, who did the job without a lot of noise and was always there.' (Frank Birctiel)
   

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