New England Air Museum
Thomas Wade
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Family Information: Parents: Charles and Annie; Wife: Evelyn
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Date Entered Service: September 6, 1941
Service Number:
Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron:
Location of Unit: Kansas
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions Flown:
Targets: Yawata
Awards/Decorations: WWII Victory Medal, Presidential Unit Citation with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 1 Battle Star Philippine Liberation Ribbon, China Distinguished Service Medal Good Conduct Medal
Service Schools Attended:
Military Specialty(ies): MOS 766-Radio Operator, High Speed, MOS 807-Cryptographer (Code Compiler)
Rank Upon Discharge: Technical Sergeant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:
42-6332 Belle Of Baltimore
Were you a POW? No
Were you interned? No
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged from the 58th: November, 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Police Officer
Comments:
My father passed away on September 6th 1966 and is buried at New Cathedral Cemetery, Baltimore, MD. He was in Panama when the war started and served in the 462nd from Kansas through the CBI and to the end of the war on Tinian.

 


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