New England Air Museum
Albert John Schutte
Albert Schutte, WWII
Albert Schutte, WWII
Recent Address:
Cincinnati, OH
Email:
Family Information:
Albert and Amelia Schutte (parents); Wife: Vivian; Children: Kris, Alan, Lynn,. Jayne, Nancy
Hometown:
Woodlawn, OH
Date Entered Service:
February 3, 1943 - Ft. Thomas, KY
Service Number:
35684606
Bomb Group:
468th
Squadron:
794th/795th
Location of Unit:
Salina, KS - August 1943
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions Flown:
Targets:
Awards/Decorations:
Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Bronze Campaign Star- Central Burma Campaign, Bronze Campaign Star- China Campaign, Bronze Campaign Star- India-Burma Campaign, Bronze Campaign Star- Air Offensive- Japan, Bronze Campaign Star- Air Combat
Service Schools Attended:
Miami Beach, FL; Salt Lake City, UT; 1943/44; Davis Monthan, AZ; Great Bend KS; Salina, KS; 1943/44; Anza, CA 1944
Military Specialty(ies):
MOS Ammunition Supply Technician (505) - Transported fragmentation, incendiary and demolition bombs from ammunition dumps to aircraft and ready them for loading procedure by installing fins, shackles and wires. After the bombs have been installed on rack, fuses were inserted. Duties required intimate knowledge of bombs, ammunition and fuses and observance of all precautionary measures
Rank Upon Discharge:
Staff Sergeant
Crew Type:
Ground crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:
Were you a POW?
No
Were you interned?
No
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged from the 58th:
November 1, 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Foreman -electroplating and manufacturing
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
I was proud to serve in the 58th Bomb Wing.
Comments:
Albert Schutte passed away March 29, 2014and is buried at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Mr. Schutte's son, Alan, is the 58th Bomb Wing Memorial Historian at the New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks, Connecticut.

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