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
Charles K. Crotsley

 

Recent Address:

RD #4, Box 93, Huntingdon, PA 16652

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: Charles E. and Myrtle V.; Wife: Elma C.

Hometown:

Saltillo, PA

Date Entered Service:

May 30, 1943

Service Number:

33760802

Bomb Group:

444th

Squadron:

676th

Location of Unit:

Tinian (July, 1945)

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

Good Conduct Medal, Miscellaneous Theater Ribbons

Service Schools Attended:

Shepard Field, Wichita Falls, TX (B-25, B-26) Sep 1943; Buckingham Field, Ft. Myers, FL - Gunnery School Mar 1944; B-29, Amarillo, TX Jun 1944

Military Specialty(ies):

Mechanic - Gunner, Asst. Engineer

Rank Upon Discharge:

S.Sgt

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

Miscellaneous aircraft

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

Sept. 1945 (313th BW)

Date Discharged from the 58th:

February, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:

Reserves for six years

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Self-employed in the coal industry. Owner of GM&W Coal company in Somerset County, PA

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

Received quite an education - a new crew among seasoned veterans with many missions.

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