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Joseph Elbert MacDougall
Joseph MacDougall, WWII
Joseph MacDougall, WWII
Recent Address:   913 Springwood Drive, Orlando, FL 32839
Family Information:   Parents: Frances and Elbert; Wife: Marion; Children: Sandra, Candy
Hometown:   Neptuen City, NJ
Date Entered Service:   September 3 1942
Service Number:   FR13775A
Bomb Group:   462nd
Squadron:   768th
Location of Unit:    
Missions Flown:   35
Hump Missions Flown:   Many
Targets:   First raid over Japan in WWII and the first mining mission on Palembang, Sumatra
Awards/Decorations:   Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon
Service Schools Attended:   Air Tac School-Tyndall AFB, FL Apr 1948; B-47 Air Crew Training-Wichita, KS Apr 1951; AF AOB Pilot AOB-Mather AFB, CA Jun 1953
Military Specialty(ies):   8091 Air Tac Intel Officer
Rank Upon Discharge:   Captain
Crew Type:   Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   What's Up Doc
Were you a POW?   No
Were you interned?   No
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
Date Discharged from the 58th:   July 9 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:   Initial member of the Strategic Air Command serving in that command throughout his Air Force service. He was also a member of the Strategic Evaluation Group at MacDill AFB.
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Owner and manager of a Mobile Automobile Brake Service
Lt. Col. MacDougall died on August 5, 1984. He was honorably retired from active duty by reason of Physical Disability, AFM35-4 on December 7, 1965.

He was discharged as ENL ERC on July 27, 1943, to honorably accept a commission in the Air Force as 2nd Lieutenant.


Joseph MacDougall, WWII
Joseph MacDougall, WWII


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