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Henry F. Schultze III
Henry F. Schultze III, WWII
Henry F. Schultze III, WWII
Recent Address:   610 Charter Lane, Edgewater, FL 32141
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Family Information:   Parents: Henry F. II and Kathryn; Wife: Delma; Children: Elizabeth, Roberta, Henry IV
Hometown:   Camden, New Jersey
Date Entered Service:   February 24, 1939
Service Number:   6714673
Bomb Group:   468th
Squadron:   793rd
Location of Unit:   Salina, KS; November 1943
Missions Flown:   35 combat missions, 724 combat hours
Hump Missions Flown:   Downed at least twice while flying the hump.
Bangkok(2), Yawata, Anshan, Formosa, Singapore (3), Omura, Mukden (2), Hankow, Georgetown, Rangoon, Kuala Lumpur, Kobe, Nagoya (2), Tokyo (2), Yokohama, Osaka (2), Tomioka, Omuta, Kure, Okayama, Takamatsu
Awards/Decorations:   Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, 7 Bronze Service Stars, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 7 Oak Leaf Clusters, American Defense Service Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, WWII Victory Medal, American Theater Campaign Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal
Service Schools Attended:   B-29 Factory School Mar 1943; Technical Aircraft Training Mar 1943; Flight Engineer School Nov 1943
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 1028-Aircraft Observer, Flight Engineer (VHB)
Rank Upon Discharge:   Capt.
Crew Type:   Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-63460 Lassie Too
Were you a POW?   No
Were you interned?   No
Date Transferred from the 58th:   July, 1946
Date Discharged from the 58th:


July 31, 1961
Post-WWII Military Service:
Reenlisted in USAF and remained active in various assignments until his discharge in 1961 from Pease Air Force Base in Portsmouth, NH. A detailed copy of his Post WWII Military Service is on file in the 58th Bomb Wing Memorial office.
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
After retirement, Henry remained with his family in Stratham, NH, for approximately two years. He worked in construction, building houses in Stratham. Towards the end of 1964, he began looking for work more in line with his qualifications. He was hired by Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, United Technologies, in East Hartford, CT in 1965. Shortly after acquiring this job, he moved to Connecticut with his family.

After 12 years in United Technologies, he retired and remained living in CT until 1988. He and his wife, Delma, moved back to New Hampshire in 1988, for five years and in Feb. of 1993, moved to Palm Coast, Florida. Delma, his wife of 57 years, died suddenly in January of 1998.
Henry passed away January 5, 2000 at Palm Coast, FL.


Henry F. Schultze III
Henry F. Schultze III


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