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Henshaw, Richard T.Jr.

Richard T. Henshaw U.S. Army Air Corps WWII
Richard T. Henshaw U.S. Army Air Corps WWII

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Date of Birth: 1/15/1912
Died On: 11/16/1979 Residence : Greenwich, Connecticut
Street Address: 973 Forest Avenue
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Corps - 186th FA Bn

Veteran Code: USAAC-82

BIOGRAPHY Extended Information
Richard Townsend Henshaw was born on January 15, 1912, in New York, his father, Richard, was 29 and his mother, Clara, was 27. He had two brothers and one sister. He married Elizabeth D Vought on June 14, 1934, in Norwalk, Connecticut. They had one child during their marriage. Richard died on November 16, 1979, in Riverside, Connecticut, at the age of 67. In Rye his family lived at 973 Forest Avenue and were members of Christ Church. Richard served as an officer in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

Richard Townsend Henshaw

Engagement Announced. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Vought of Wiloon Point, Norwalk, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Elizabeth Douglas Vought, to Mr. Richard Townsend Henshaw, Jr., of Rye. X. Y., son of Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Richard Town-send Henshaw of Rye. N. Y. Miss Vought attended the West-over School and Miss Porter s School in Farmington. She was introduced to society in 1931 and is a member of the. Junior League. Mr. Henshaw prepared at St. Mark's School for Princeton University, where he is a member of the class of 1934. He belongs to Tiger Inn.


Lt. Col. Richard T. Henshaw Has Been Awarded Air Medal WITH V CORPS IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA.
Lieut. Col. Richard T. Henshaw, Jr. , of 973 Forest Avenue, Rye, New York, a member of 186th FA Bn. , recently was awarded the Air Medal for meritorious achievement while participating in aerial Sight, having completed the required number of operational sorties against an armed enemy during the period September 1. 1944, to April 11, 1945. He is the husband of Mrs. Elizabeth V. Henshaw of 973 Forest Avenue, Bye, and son of Mrs. Henshaw of Oneida Street and the late Rev. B. Townsend Henshaw.
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