New England Air Museum
Calvin L. Knutson
Recent Address:   4400 Morris Lane, Bloomington, MN 55437
Family Information:   Parents: Anton and Esther; Wife: Jo-Ellen; Children: Kathryn, Carl, Carol, Laura, Elizabeth
Hometown:   Clarkfield, MN
Date Entered Service:   June 1943
Service Number:   37569334 and O-788794
Bomb Group:   462nd
Squadron:   769th
Location of Unit:   Tinian - July 13 1945
Missions Flown:   5
Hump Missions Flown:    
Targets:   Hachiogi, Yawata, Saga, Toyokawa, Fukuyama
Awards/Decorations:   Air Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 2 Bronze Stars, Overseas Service (2), WWII Victory Medal
Service Schools Attended:   College Training Detachment Jul-Dec 1943; Preflight Dec 1943; Gunnery - Las Vegas, NV 1944
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 1035-Bombardier, Gunner
Rank Upon Discharge:   2nd Lieutenant
Crew Type:   Flight 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):
Mr. Knutson passed away June 2, 2010 and is buried at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN


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