Location:
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Hours:
Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone (860) 623-3305

Admission:
Adults 12 & Up $12.00
Children 4-11 $6.50
3 & Under Free
Seniors 65 & Up $11.00

New England Air Museum
Patrick E. Pellecchia
 
Patrick Pellecchia, WWII
Patrick Pellecchia, WWII
 
 
Recent Address:   806 Sweetwater Drive, Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
 
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Family Information:   Parents: Patrick and Rose; Wife: Doris; Children: Patrick, Dennis, Michael, Patrice, Eileen, E.J.
 
Hometown:   Philadelphia, PA
 
Date Entered Service:   August, 1943
 
Service Number:    
 
Bomb Group:   40th Bomb Group
 
Squadron:   44th Bomb Squadron
 
Location of Unit:   India
 
Missions Flown:   2 missions over Burma; 8 Missions over Tokyo from Tinian
 
Hump Missions Flown:   Yes (details unknown)
 
Targets:   Burma, Singapore
 
Awards/Decorations:   Purple Heart, Air Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 2 Battle Stars
 
Service Schools Attended:   Gunnery Training (Aerial)-Laredo AAB, TX May-Jun 1944; Aerial Navigator-Hondo AAB, TX Oct 1944; Radar Training-Langley AAB, VA Oct 1944-Jan 1945
 
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 1039-Navigator, Radar
 
Rank Upon Discharge:  
1st Lt.
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-63538 Winged Victory II, 42-24503 Nippon Nipper II
 
Were you a POW?   Yes
If so, where?   Tokyo, Kempei Tai, Omori
 
Were you interned?   Yes
If so, where?   Kempei Tai
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:   Unknown
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   Jan 1946?
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Attended Pennsylvania Military College, then Medical School -- became Medical Physician
 
Comments:
Passed away in 1973.

 

Patrick Pellecchia
Patrick Pellecchia
 

 


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