39th Bomb Group (VH)

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Capt Richard E. Paquette
Airplane Commander

Photo courtesy of Rick Paquette
Son of Airplane Commander

Entered the Service from: Vermont
Died: May 24, 1945
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial
Honolulu, Hawaii

Capt Paquette was born January 29, 1919 in Burlington, VT.

He married Annette Marie Dorley, They have 2 children Patricia and Richard.
The family of Capt Paquette is looking for anyone that remembers the nose art of Crew 52's B29. please email Rick Paquette at

If anyone has any additional information about Richard Paquette or a member of his crew please contact

Source: ABMC; Croteau Genealogy