Lamar “Bougar” Richard Landry, Sr.
December 29, 1916 – September 16, 199
St. Charles Parish Patriot – One Among Many
The following includes information, documents, and images from a display previously housed in the lobby of the St. Charles Parish Courthouse in Hahnville.
- Graduated Hahnville High School in 1934.
- Graduated from Louisiana State University in 1938.
- Taught at Destrehan High School from 1938-1941.
- Was drafted in 1941 and placed in the cavalry band at Fort Riley, Kansas.
- Following Pearl Harbor, was sent to Tuscon, Arizona to do bomber patrol.
- Volunteered to serve in the Air Force in 1942.
- Trained to be a bombardier-navigator from 1943-1944.
- Shipped out to Italy in 1945.
- Flew 10 missions and was downed in Hungary in January 1945.
- Was missing in action for 28 days and was captured.
- Flew 20 additional missions.
- Returned to the United States in 1946.
- Retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserves.
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