New England Air Museum
Victor D. Colborn, Jr.

 

Last Address:

Edgewater, FL

Email:
Family Information:

Wife: Joyce; Children: Phil, Tim, Paul, Dawn

Hometown:

 

Date Entered Service:

July 14, 1943

Service Number:

 

Bomb Group:

40th

Squadron:

25th

Location of Unit:

 

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1035-Bombardier

Rank Upon Discharge:

Chief Master Sergeant

Crew Type:

 

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-24846 Monsoon II

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

March 4, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:

Enlisted in USAAF Reserve: Assigned to 435th Troop Carrier Wing, 78th Sqdn. As crew chief training for Flight Engineer 9325th AF Reserve Recovery Squadron; Civil Engineer, Aero Medical Evacuation. Senior Enlisted Advisor to a Civil Engineer Wing. Retired April 16, 1978.

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Employed by Marietta Aerospace, Orlando, FL. Retired on August 31, 1987 as a Sr. Graphics Illustrator.

Comments:

Mr. Colborn passed away July 8, 2002 and is buried at Edgewater New Smyrna Cemetery, Edgewater, FL.

 


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