New England Air Museum
Louis Elias

 

Recent Address:

25 Turning Mill Road, Lexington, MA 02420

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Family Information:

I'm one of three sons of Syrian immigrants (1902) who served in WWII. Married, two children.

Hometown:

Woonsocket, RI

Date Entered Service:

March, 1943

Service Number:

31291524

Bomb Group:

468th

Squadron:

793rd

Location of Unit:

Salina, Kansas (January, 1944)

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Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

Ordnance School, Santa Anita, CA Jul 1943

Military Specialty(ies):

 

Rank Upon Discharge:

S/Sgt

Crew Type:

Ground crew

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Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

 

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Attended colleges: Providence College, Michigan State, UCLA on GI Bill.

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