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John "Jack" Blevins


John "Jack" Blevins, C. 1943

Recent Address:

P. O. Box 861, Roswell, NM 88202-0861

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: Clifford and Marie; Wife: Paula; Children: John, Judy, Pam, Lynn.

Hometown: Northhampton, NH
Date Entered Service:

October 21, 1942

Service Number:

11083845

Bomb Group:

462nd

Squadron:

769th and 770th

Location of Unit:

 

Missions Flown:

15 from CBI and 35 from Tinian/Iwo Jima

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medals (4), Asiatic-Pacific Theater Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters

Service Schools Attended:

Radio, January 1943

Military Specialty(ies):

 

Rank Upon Discharge:

S/Sgt

Crew Type:

Flight 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 19, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Attended University of New Hampshire on the GI Bill and spent 30 years in banking and finance.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

Was 18 years old when enlisted. Grew up in a hurry. Very proud of what I did.

Comments:

Mr. Blevins passed away December 27, 2012

 


Jack Blevins, C. 1998

 


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