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Frank Blaise Koncan
Frank Koncan - WWII
Frank Koncan - WWII

 

Recent Address:
4112 Muriel Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44109
Email:
Family Information:
Parents: Frank and Mary; Wife: Winifred; Children: Sandra, Frank A., Deborah, Russell
Hometown:
Cleveland, OH
Date Entered Service:
May 27, 1943
Service Number:
35063266
Bomb Group:
40th
Squadron: 25th
Location of Unit:
Pratt, KS - October 1943
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions Flown:
Targets:
Awards/Decorations:
Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 5 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation
Service Schools Attended:
Sheppard Field, TX Jun 1943
Military Specialty(ies):
MOS 747-Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Rank Upon Discharge:
Staff Sergeant
Crew Type:
Ground crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:
42-6269 Smokey Stover
Were you a POW?
No
Were you interned?
No
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged from the 58th:
November 26, 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Lab Technician - Gould Ocean Systems
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
I was honored to be part of the 58th Bomb Wing. The experience was very important.
Comments:
I serviced B-29 aircraft in India and the South Pacific.

Mr. Koncan passed away January 13, 2004 and is buried at Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, OH

 


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