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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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William F. Geddes IV

 

Recent Address:

Box 179, Kulpsville, PA 19443

Email:

 

Family Information:

Wife: Norma, Children: Carol, Bill, Sally, John, Scott.

Hometown:

Fort Wayne, IN

Date Entered Service:

October 1, 1942

Service Number:

O-808983

Bomb Group:

40th

Squadron:

25th

Location of Unit:

Tinian - June 1945

Missions Flown:

4

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

Tsu, Imabari, Fukuyama, Tokyo flyover 9/2/45

Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

Basic, Gunther Field, Montgomery, Alabama Apr-May 1943; Advanced, George School, Illinois Jun-Jul 1943; Transition, Lockbourne Field, Ohio Aug 1943-Dec 1944

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1024-Pilot, Four-Engine Aircraft, MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB

Rank Upon Discharge:

Captain, National Guard

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-24888 Smilin' Jack

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

July, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Wholesale Food Sales

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

I think we should finish whatever we start -- thinking about the last 40 years.

Comments:

Mr. Geddes passed away November 3, 2011 and is buried at Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Ambler, PA

 

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Bill and Norma Geddes - 1990

 


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