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
Edwin H. Vickery
 
Edwin Vickery, somewhere in India, May, 1944
Edwin Vickery, somewhere in India, May, 1944
 
Recent Address:   21 Taylor Street, Melrose, MA 02176-1225
 
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Family Information:   Wife: June; Children: Janice, Nancy, Stephen
 
Hometown:   Melrose, MA
 
Date Entered Service:   June 26, 1942
 
Service Number:   31136445
 
Bomb Group:   40th Bomb Group
 
Squadron:   25th Bomb Squadron
 
Location of Unit:   Pratt, KS; Dec 1943
 
Missions Flown:    
 
Hump Missions Flown:    
 
Targets:  

 

 
Awards/Decorations:   Good Conduct Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon with 5 Battle Stars
 
Service Schools Attended:   Chemical Warfare School - Alabama Sep-Oct 1943
 
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 501-Administrative and Technical Clerk
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   Sgt.
 
Crew Type:    
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:    
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:   October 8, 1945
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   October 25, 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Building Construction 1946 to 1988
 
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
It was a big adventure with a free trip around the world. I was young, single and without a care in the world.
 
Comments:
 

 

Ed Vickery and grandson, 2001

 


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