Beverly Allison Swingle
345th Bomber Group, 98th Bomber Hq

First Lieutenant Swingle was the co-pilot of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 345th Bomber Squadron, 98th Bomber Winger, stationed at Yokota Air Base, Japan. On November 19, 1952, after completing a successful bomb run on Souch’on, Korea, his aircraft was badly damaged by an enemy MiG. The crew bailed out a half mile north of Cho’do. His remains were recovered. Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery, U, 44-Center

He was the husband of Caroline T. Swingle.

  • Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 1 May 1928
  • Date of death: 19 November 1952
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Air Force
  • Division/Assignment: 345th Bomber Squadron, 98th Bomber Winger
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Middle Panel
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