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2nd Lt. Lloyd Herbert "Pete" Hughes, Jr.
(12 Jul 1921 - 1 Aug 1943)


S. A. Man Graduated As Bomber Pilot

Second Lieut. David W. Holder of San Antonio was among 15 Texans in the second class graduated as four-engine bomber pilots at Tarrant field, Fort Worth, Monday.

Other Texans included first Lieut. James D. Jamison, Seguin; and Second Lieuts. Lloyd Hughes of Corpus Christi and Walter D. Graham and Robert L. Wright of Austin.

Note: Pete and Robert Lee Wright were roommates and on 1 Aug 1943, wingmen to Edward L. Fowble. Wright wrote / contributed to the text of Pete's Medal of Honor citation.


Source: Personal papers. Newspaper article from Page 4A of The San Antonio Light (now defunct), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA, dated Monday, 18 Jan 1943.

Created: July 10, 2008

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