Colonel Bushey was from Peoria, Illinois.
Have more information on Orin Bushey. He was killed in airplane crash at Roswell Air Base on a routine sortie. He was also Commandant of that Air Base. He is the son of E.S.. Bushey 1217 Knoxville Ave, Peoria, Illinois, and also has a son Lieutenant Robert Bushey in the Army and a daughter in Ft. Worth, Texas.
COLONEL BUSHETY KILLED IN TEXAS
ROSSWELL, New Mexico, September 28, 1944 – Colonel Orin J. Bushey, 50, commander of the Roswell Air Field, and two others from the base were killed when their AT-7 plane crashed three miles east of Weatherford, Texas, last night. The others were Major Edward E. Bailie, 37, and Staff Sergeant J. J. Nemtez, 26.
BUSHEY, ORIN J
- COL AIR CORPS US ARMY
- DATE OF DEATH: 09/27/1944
- BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH SITE 4560-A
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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