New England Air Museum
John Brewster Oliver
Recent Address:   6525 Heidi Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32277
Family Information:   Parents: John and Cora; Wife: Margery; Children: Douglas, Deborah, Sandra; Siblings: Donald, Gerald
Hometown:   Chagrin Falls, OH
Date Entered Service:   September, 1942
Service Number:   35342162
Bomb Group:   444th Bomb Group
Squadron:   676th Bomb Squadron
Location of Unit:   India; 1944
Missions Flown:    
Hump Missions Flown:    
Awards/Decorations:   American Theater Ribbon,Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 5 Bronze Stars,Good Conduct Medal,Distinguished Unit Badge,WWII Victory Medal
Service Schools Attended:   Airplane Mechanic Course- Lincoln, NE 1942; Boeing Airplanes, Seattle,WA 1943
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 685-Airplane Electrical Mechanic, Specialist, Carbine Sharpshooter
Rank Upon Discharge:   S/Sgt.
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:   December 1, 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:    
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Sales Manager and President of Zaun Equipment Co., Jacksonville, FL -- (Distribution of Toro Products)
John was a member and officer of the China-Burma-India Veterans Assoc., Gator Bowl Basha CBIVA #74.

He died on April 5, 2002.


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