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2 LT Richard S. Hite

  • Branch: Army
  • Hometown/City: , PA
  • Date of Birth: 12-20-1923
  • Date of Death: 01-08-1944
  • Conflict: WWII
  • Unit: 326th Squadron, 1st Transport Group
  • Port/Base: St. Dizier Airfield, France

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  • Richard Hite was born Dec 20, 1923. His family moved to Edgewood, PA about 1937. He was a pilot trained on P-38s but flew P-47s and B-25s also. He was stationed in Paris as a pilot with the 326th Squadron, 1st Transport Group ferrying new aircraft to the front. He died on Jan 8, 1944 in a crash at St. Dizier Airfield in France. He is buried in Plot A Row 6 Grave 53 Epinal Military Cemetery, France.