New England Air Museum
Norris G. Schuett
 
Recent Address:   1943 Parkplace Dr., Fremont, NE 68025
 
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Family Information:   Wife: Marjorie; Children: 4 sons, 2 daughters
 
Hometown:   Hooper, NE
 
Date Entered Service:   January 5, 1943
 
Service Number:   37469401
 
Bomb Group:   468th
 
Squadron:   794th
 
Location of Unit:   Salina, KS; Dec 1943?
 
Missions Flown:   15 -- 7 from A7 China and 8 from Kharagpur, India
 
Hump Missions Flown:   15 -- over and back
 
Targets:   Yawata(2), Anshan, Formosa(3), Singapore(3), Bangkok, Rangoon (2), Mukden, Hankow, Nanking
 
Awards/Decorations:   Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross, Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Presidential Unit Citation
 
Service Schools Attended:   A & M, Lincoln, NE Mar-Jun 1943; Engine Spec., Chanute Field, IL Jul-Aug 1943; Armor School, Lowry Field, CO Sep 1943
 
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 1684-Airplane Power Plant Mechanic-Gunner
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   S/Sgt.
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-6274 Lady Hamilton, 42-24542 Lady Hamilton II
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:   March 1, 1945
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   September 19, 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:   3 years in Army Reserve USQMC, 1949-53
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Hormel Foods, Delivery
 
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