New England Air Museum
Walter A. Grouten

 

Recent Address:

17 Wyncairn Drive, East Granby, CT 06026

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: Leo and Anna

Hometown:

Farmington, CT

Date Entered Service:

January 3, 1943

Service Number:

31276894

Bomb Group:

444th

Squadron:

677th

Location of Unit:

Great Bend, KS - September 1943

Missions Flown:

35

Hump Missions Flown:

22

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

Turret School Mar-Apr 1943; B-29 CFC School May-Aug 1943

Military Specialty(ies):

Central Fire Control

Rank Upon Discharge:

Technical Sergeant

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-65228 Earthquake McGoon, 42-93857 Hellon Wings, 42-6228 Eight Ball, Poison Ivy

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

October 13, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Homes Sales, Equipment Sales Manager, V.P. Manufacturing Co.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

I did my duty.

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