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Herbert Arthur Bush

 

Herbert Bush, WWII

 

Recent Address:

1101 Clarion Ct., Austell, GA 30106

Email:

 

Family Information:

Wife: Martha; Children: 3 daughters, 1 son

Hometown:

Illinois

Date Entered Service:

April 12, 1939

Service Number:

 

Bomb Group:

462nd

Squadron:

768th

Location of Unit:

Wichita, KS

Missions Flown:

Longest mission - 30-1/2 hrs. - Tinian to Nagasaki and return.

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

Pearl Harbor with Battle Star, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 3 Battle Stars, Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal

Service Schools Attended:

Air Cadet Pilot Training; Gunnery School, Ft. Myers; Heavy Armament School, Buckley AAF Base

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 960-Central Fire Control

Rank Upon Discharge:

 

Crew Type:

 

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

November 4, 1955

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Joined PHSA 1965, Northern Illinois Chpt. #1 at Joliet, later became 1st Vice Pres. Transferred to Atlanta, GA and since 1980 Pres. Of Northern Georgia Chpt. #1 Atlanta.

Comments:

Mr. Bush passed away on July 1, 1986.

 

Herbert Bush

 


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