New England Air Museum
Irvin F. (Chris) Christman

 

Recent Address:

El Paso, TX

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: Frederick and Anna; Wife: Viola; Children: Doug, James, Gary, Gayle, Lauren, Erienne, Robbe, Ruth, Susan

Hometown:

Lewisville, OH

Date Entered Service:

February 16, 1942

Service Number:

 

Bomb Group:

XX Bomber Command

Squadron:

 

Location of Unit:

India

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Military Specialty(ies):

 

Rank Upon Discharge:

Staff Sergeant

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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):

Area Sales Manager for the Heinz Company where he established the first advertising campaign on the back of local El Paso cabs. He retired from Heinz after 26 years in 1977.

Comments:

Mr. Christman passed away on September 30, 2010 and is buried at Fort Bliss National Cemetery, Fort Bliss, TX

 


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