New England Air Museum
Kenneth C. Gates

 

Recent Address:

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: John and Verna; Wife: Rose (deceased), Marion; Children: John, Sharon, Tom and Leith

Hometown:

Russia, NY

Date Entered Service:

October 29, 1942

Service Number:

32579350

Bomb Group:

40th

Squadron:

44th

Location of Unit:

 

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

Crew Chief

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:

 

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Niagara Mohawk Power Company - Superintendent of Substation Maintenance.

Comments:

Mr. Gates passed away June 12, 2008.  He is buried at the Olden-Barneveld Cemetery in Trenton Falls, NY.

 


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