New England Air Museum
Thomas Wade
 
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Family Information:    
 
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:   T/Sgt.
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew / Ground 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 in 1966. He was in Panama when the war started and seved in the 462nd from Kansas throught he CBI and to the end of the war on Tinian.

 


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