Westworth Village in Tarrant County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Horace Seaver Carswell, Jr.
Major, United States Army Air Corps
In 1940, Carswell enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a Flying Cadet. He undertook Primary Flight Training in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and at Randolph Field (San Antonio), and Advanced Flying Training at Kelly Field (San Antonio). Upon receiving his wings in November 1940 he served at Randolph Field and Goodfellow Field (San Angelo) where he met and later married Virginia Ede in October 1941. Two months later the U.S. entered World War II.
Carswell served in stateside assignments until April 1944, when he was transferred to the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations and to the 374th Bombardment Squadron, 308th Bombardment Group. Major Carswell commanded a unit of radar-equipped B-24J bombers at Liuchow, China. On October 26, 1944, he led a nighttime
Erected 2016 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 18384.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is October 26, 1944.
Location. 32° 45.774′ N, 97° 25.228′ W. Marker is in Westworth Village, Texas, in Tarrant County. Marker can be reached from Pumphrey Drive 0.2 miles north of Westworth Boulevard (State Highway 183), on the right when traveling north. This marker stands within Airfield Falls Conservation Park. Touch for map. Marker is Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Worth Army Air Field (here, next to this marker); Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation Plant No. 4 (approx. 1˝ miles away); Curzon Place (approx. 2.3 miles away); Camp Bowie Boulevard (approx. 2.7 miles away); Camp Bowie in World War I (approx. 2.7 miles away); William John Marsh (approx. 3.1 miles away); Midnight (approx. 3.3 miles away); Herbert M. Hinckley (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westworth Village.
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