Hugh Wilson Chaffin
S/Sgt 35424898 615th
1921 - 1944
Radio Operator aboard 42-37809 (Carolina Queen)
Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky
Hugh was born May 1, 1921, Bowling green, Kentuky.
In Oct 26, 1942 he enlisted to the air corps.
In 1943 he arrived in England to join the 401st BG
His last mission, Jan 11, 1944, Target: Oschersleben, the plane was attacked by 2 enemy fighters.
Unfortunately, Hugh was killed
He was awarded with an Air Medal and a Purple Heart Medal
In 1944, when Hugh died on the age of 22 he left behind his family :
His father, Lee Chaffin, age 53
His mother, Myrtle Chaffin, age 51
His sister, Lucile Chaffin, age 23
Mission to Oschersleben, germany, plane was attacked by 2 enemy fighters and exploded
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