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Novia James White

 

Recent Address:

Louisville, KY

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: Bird and Elizabeth; Wife: Nanette; Children: Barbara Ann, Leslie, William

Hometown:

Lebanon, KY

Date Entered Service:

September 19, 1943

Service Number:

O-2085068

Bomb Group:

40th

Squadron:

45th

Location of Unit:

Tinian

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

Navigator

Rank Upon Discharge:

2nd Lieutenant

Crew Type:

Flight

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

Flew with Gordon Wiggs' crew

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

 

Post-WWII Military Service:

Post-war duty with the 13th Air Force in the Philippines.

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

He worked for newspapers in Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Atlanta and returned to Louisville in 1954 to work with the Independence Life and Accident Insurance Company. He was a retired vice president from that company.

Comments:

Mr. White passed away May 11, 2013 and is buried at Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, KY.

 


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