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N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Kenneth W. Fisher

 

Ken Fisher (right), 1945

 

Recent Address:

7056 Nantucket Cir., Apt. B-5, Fort Myers, FL 33917

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Family Information:

Parents: Benjamin and Kathryn; Wife: Louise; Son: David, Dean

Hometown:

Buffalo, NY

Date Entered Service:

February 25, 1943

Service Number:

0835462, 12216437

Bomb Group:

444th

Squadron:

677th

Location of Unit:

Tinian (June, 1945)

Missions Flown:

14

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

Omuta, Toyohashi, Komatsushima, Kure, Takamatsu, Utsonomiya, Sendai, Fukui, Osaka, Hachiogi, Imabari, Yawata, Tokyo (2)

Awards/Decorations:

Air Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster,American Theater Service Medal,Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal,WWII Victory Medal

Service Schools Attended:

B-17 Trans Tng, Lockbourne, OH Aug-Nov 1944; B-29 Trans Fng, Maxwell Fld, AL Nov-Jan 1944-45

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1024-Pilot, Four-Engine Aircraft

Rank Upon Discharge:

1st Lt.

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

44-70143 Talie Ho!

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

January 2, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Transportation Dept. -- N. Y. Central RR, Penn Central RR, Conrail.Real Estate Agent

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

I am very proud of having been a member of this distinguished unit. I thank God for the safe return of myself and crew to our loved ones.

Comments:

 

 

Crew photo: Taken at Davis-Monthan, Feb. 1945 before joining 58th on Tinian.

Standing L-R: Lt. John Brown (Bombardier); Lt. Kenneth Fisher (Co-Pilot); Capt. Paul Burnor (Pilot); Lt. Harold Haddon (Navigator); Lt. Frank O'Neil (Radar).

Front Row: Sgt. Frank Steed (Left Gunner); Sgt. John Williams (Flight Engineer); S/Sgt. Ellis Conrad (Central Fire Control); Sgt. James McFayden (Tail Gunner); Sgt. Raymond Nelson (Radio Operator); Sgt. Burrel Lewis (Right Gunner).

 

Ken Fisher, 2002

 


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