New England Air Museum
Daniel Joseph McNew
Recent Address:
West Melbourne, FL
Email:
Family Information:
Parents: Joseph and Corrie; Wife Kitty (deceased), Mary; Children: Seth, Johnny and Mary
Hometown:
Glade Springs, VA
Date Entered Service:
1931
Service Number:
Bomb Group:
40th
Squadron:
Location of Unit:
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions Flown:
Targets:
Awards/Decorations:
Service Schools Attended:
Military Specialty(ies):
Flight Engineer
Rank Upon Discharge:
Chief Master Sergeant
Crew Type:
Flight
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:
Korea and Viet Nam; retired from active duty in 1954.
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Civil Service; farmer, mechanic, fireman, ROTC professor
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
Helped load the atomic bomb
Comments:
Mr. McNew passed away January 11, 2014 and is buried at Pamlico Memorial Gardens in Washington, NC

 


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