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23271 Mora Heights Way, Los Altos, CA 94024

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Family Information:

 

Hometown:

Bellaire, OH

Date Entered Service:

July, 1942

Service Number:

15125590

Bomb Group:

468th

Squadron:

794th

Location of Unit:

Tinian (1945)

Missions Flown:

10

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

Air Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Western Pacific Campaign

Service Schools Attended:

Primary flight training, Darr Aero Tech 1943; Basic flight training 1943; Advanced flight training 1944

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1024-Pilot, Four-Engine Aircraft

Rank Upon Discharge:

Col.

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

January, 1946

Date Discharged from the 58th:

1947

Post-WWII Military Service:

Active Reserve -- Retired in 1975, JAG

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Attorney-at-Law

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

It was a pleasure serving under Colonel J.V. Edmundson who retired as a Lt. General 468th B.G.

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