Location:
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Hours:
Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone (860) 623-3305

Admission:
Adults 12 & Up $12.00
Children 4-11 $6.50
3 & Under Free
Seniors 65 & Up $11.00

New England Air Museum
Donald Meredith Klins
 
Donald M. Klins - WWII
Donald M. Klins - WWII
 
 
Recent Address:   880 N. Meadowcroft Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216
 
Email:   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Family Information:   Parents: Albert and Elsie; Wife: Grace
 
Hometown:   Erie, PA
 
Date Entered Service:   October 27 1942
 
Service Number:   33297727
 
Bomb Group:   444th
 
Squadron:   677th
 
Location of Unit:    
 
Missions Flown:   At least 35 missions
 
Hump Missions Flown:    
 
Targets:    
 
Awards/Decorations:   Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 6 Bronze Service Stars, WWII Victory Medal
 
Service Schools Attended:   AAFTS Radio Operators and Mechanics-Chicago, IL Apr 1943; AAFTTC Radio Mechanics-Boca Raton, FL Jul 1943
 
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 867-Radar Mechanic, Bombardment, MOS 2867-Radar Observer Mechanic Bombardment
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   Staff Sergeant
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:    
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   October 3 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Worked as a Linotype Operator at Newspaper.
 
Comments:
Mr. Klins passed away September 22, 1992 and is buried at Erie Cemetery, Erie, PA.

 


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