Haywood, Thomas, 1stLt

Deceased
 
 Service Photo 
 Service Details
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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Last MOSGroup
Pilots/Naval Flight Officers
Primary Unit
1941-1942, 7598, American Volunteer Groups (AVG) Flying Tigers
Service Years
1940 - 1941
Officer Collar Insignia

First Lieutenant

 
 

 Last Photo 
 Personal Details 

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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
St. Paul

Date of Passing
Apr 07, 1979
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Returned to the States following the disbandment of the AVG in July 1942, and became a captain for Consairway Airlines ferrying B-24s between the United States and Australia. In 1945 joined the newly-formed Flying Tiger Line and flew as a captain with FTL until retirement.
   
Other Comments:
Credited with 4 1/2 air-to-air victories against Japanese while with the AVG in China.
   
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  1940-1941, 7598, VMF-1



From Month/Year
- / 1940
To Month/Year
- / 1941
Unit
VMF-1 Unit Page
Rank
Second Lieutenant
MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Location
MCAS Quantico
Country/State
Virginia
 
 
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 VMF-1 Details

VMF-1
Type
Air Units
Existing/Disbanded
Disbanded
Parent Unit
Fixed Wing Units
Strength
Air Squadron
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Jul 17, 2008
   
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
Ken Jernstedt
Chuck Older

   
My Photos For This Unit
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5 Members Also There at Same Time
VMF-1

Jernstedt, Kenneth, 1stLt, (1939-1941) 75 7598 Second Lieutenant
Older, Charles, 1stLt, (1939-1941) 75 7598 Second Lieutenant
Wirsig, Frank, BGen, (1926-1958) 75 7302 Major
Carl, Marion, MGen, (1938-1973) 99 9901 Second Lieutenant
Andre, John W, Maj, (1940-1966) 60 6000 Corporal

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