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Douglas Thayer Kelley


Douglas Thayer Kelley, 1942


Recent Address:   10 Beverly Court, St. Albans, VT 05478
Family Information:   Parents: Clifton and Agnes; Wife Pauline; Children: Thayer, Cheryl; Sibling: Beverly
Hometown:   St Albans, VT
Date Entered Service:    
Service Number:   AF11038507
Bomb Group:   468th
Squadron:   793rd
Location of Unit:    
Missions Flown:    
Hump Missions Flown:    
Awards/Decorations:   Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon,
Distinguished Unit Badge, India-Burma Campaign, Air Offensive Japan, Air Combat, Palembang, Sumatra Air Offensive, Eastern Mandates, Central Burma Campaign
Service Schools Attended:   Bombardment - Orlando, FL
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 747-Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Rank Upon Discharge:   Staff Sergeant
Crew Type:   Flight crew and 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:   October 15, 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:
Airplane Mechanic; 134th Fighter Interceptor Sqdn., Vermont Air National Guard, separation on 5/1/52
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Auto Service Station Attendant; Hotel and Restaurant Manager & Owner

As a family, we have attended many 468th Bomb Group reunions. It was a wonderful time for all of us.

Douglas passed away June 12, 1983 and is buried at Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, VT


Douglas Thayer Kelley, 1963


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