Hamilton County


Pvt. Richard Allen Huddleston





Aviation Cadet Richard Huddleston, son of Mr. and Mrs. Shad Huddleston of this city has been transferred to basic flying at Gardner Field, Taft, Cal.  Cadet Huddleston entered the service a year and a half ago and served with the air corps ground crew before being  transferred into aviation cadet training.  His address:  AC R. A. Huddleston, Sqdn. 2, Class 44-J, Box 428, 3034th AAFBU (PSB) Gardner Field, Taft, Cal.

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, July 10, 1944 (photo included)

Richard Allen Huddleston was born June 3, 1923 to Shad Hendershott and Bessie May McConnell Huddleston. He died Apr. 16, 1996 and is buried in Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin, IL.

Pvt. Huddleston served with the U.S. Air Force in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com