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Merle Foster Kemple

 

Merle Kemple
Merle F. Kemple
 

 

Recent Address:   224 Sheelin Road, Xenia, OH 45385
 
Email:    
 
Family Information:   Father: Leslie Kemple, Mother: Josephine Kemple
 
Hometown:   Wilmington, OH
 
Date Entered Service:   September 14 1942
 
Service Number:   35417714
 
Bomb Group:   444th
 
Squadron:   678th
 
Location of Unit:    
 
Missions Flown:    
 
Hump Missions Flown:    
 
Targets:    
 
Awards/Decorations:  
Asiatic Paciffic Ribbon with 5 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Medal, WW II Victory Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge
 
Service Schools Attended:   Air Corps Technical School ; AAC Tech. School, Kiesler, MS, Chanute, IL ; AAC Tech. School, Lowry field, CO
 
Military Specialty(ies):   Electrical specialist
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   Staff Sergeant
 
Crew Type:   Ground crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:    
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   November 27 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Comments:
Mr. Kemple passed away October 13, 2007 and is buried at the Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, OH.
 

 


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