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36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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New England Air Museum
Edward Clay Wigley
 
Recent Address:   4675 Wigley Rd., NE, Marietta, GA 30066-1601
 
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Family Information:   Parents: Henry and Katie; Wife: Dorothy; Children: Diane, Gail, Larraine
 
Hometown:   Marietta, GA
 
Date Entered Service:   August6, 1942
 
Service Number:   34358899
 
Bomb Group:   468th
 
Squadron:   793rd
 
Location of Unit:   Salina, KS; October 1943
 
Missions Flown:   35 Combat
 
Hump Missions Flown:  
25 A-7 Missions
 
Targets:  
(A copy of flight record is on file in 58th Bomb Wing Memorial office.)
 
Awards/Decorations:   Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Unit Citation, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 1 Silver Star, Good Conduct Medal, 4 Bronze Stars, Overseas Service Bars (2), Aviation Badge, MM Carbine.
 
Service Schools Attended:   AAFTS Radio Mechanic Mar 1943; AAFTTC Radar Mechanic & Operation Oct 1943;
 
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 866-Radar Observer, MOS 521-Airman Basic
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   S/Sgt.
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-63356 Lassie, 42-24487 Bengal Lancer, 42-6265 Raiden Maiden, 42-63415 Jolly Roger, 42-6333 Camel Caravan
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:   August 22, 1945
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   September 7, 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:
1/19/47 to 1/18/50 Air National Guard, Headquarters 54th Fighter Wing, Marietta, GA, 216th Air Service Group Fighter -- MOS 759-Radio Operator, CNS.
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Lockheed Aircraft, Supervisor in Electronics, B-29, C-130, Jetstar, C-5, B-47 for 32 years. Retired for 22 years. Ran a TV & Radio repair shop for 3 years.
 
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