New England Air Museum
John Andrew Kavulich

 

Recent Address:  

Indiana, PA

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Family Information:  

Parents: Andy and Susan; Daughter: Dolores

Hometown:  

Aultman, PA

Date Entered Service:  

October 15th 1941

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Bomb Group:  

444th

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Location of Unit:  

Great Bend, KS

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Were you a POW?  

No

Were you interned?  

No

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Post-WWII Military Service:

Served in the Korean Theater and devoted nine years to the Air Force Recruiting Service, retiring after 22 years of service on August 31, 1964.

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

He retired from the Postal Service with 18 years of service. He played professional baseball as a pitcher with the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league organization.

He was president of the Indiana County Baseball League for six years and was a scout for the Kansas City Royals. He was inducted into the Indiana County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2002. He loved to dance and was an avid hunter. 

Comments:

Mr. Kavulich passed away October 9, 2002 and is buried at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church in Indiana, PA

 


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