New England Air Museum
James A. King
Recent Address: 1409 Hathaway Road, Raleigh, NC 27608
Family Information:
Hometown: West Allis, WI
Date Entered Service: October 1942
Service Number: O-860441
Bomb Group: 444th
Squadron: 676th
Location of Unit: Great Bend, KS - October 12 1943
Missions Flown: 29
Hump Missions Flown: 18
Targets: Bangkok, Yawata, Formosa, Singapore, Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe, Osaka, Okayama
Awards/Decorations: Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Unit Citation
Service Schools Attended: Aircraft Cadet School - Chanute Field & Yale Univ. 1943; Engineering/Boeing Aircraft Factory - Seattle, WA Apr 1943; Flight Engineer School - Salina, KS Jun 1943
Military Specialty(ies): MOS 1028-Aircraft Observer, Flight Engineer (VHB)
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lieutenant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-6352 Fu-Kemal
Were you a POW? No
Were you interned? No
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