Lt. Everett Emerson Richardson
April 27th, 1917 – DOD
Unit: 477th Bombardment Group
Service # 0-713053
From: Philadelphia, PA

Lt. Everett Emerson Richardson was a Navigator / Bombardier with the 477th Bombardment Group. He entered service on October 19th, 1942 at Olmstead Field, Middletown Air Depot, Middletown, PA.

Lt. Richardson was 6’ 2 ½ and weighed 181 lbs. His Army serial number was 13122923. His Tuskegee class graduation commissioned officer number was 0-713053.

Richardson listed two separate Philadelphia residential addresses on his enlistment papers: 1708 Catherine St., Philadelphia, and 2017 N. 16th St., Philadelphia.

He separated from service January 27th, 1947 at Lockbourne Army Air Base, Columbus 17, Ohio. Everett was born on April 27th, 1917 in High Point, North Carolina.

Prior to his service he was a bartender in the Reading Railroad Dining Car at 12th and Market.

Visit the Red Tail Virtual Museum to see his Type D-1 Jacket, enlistment cards and compensation letter.

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