New England Air Museum
Charles B. Harper

 

Recent Address:

1809 West Dakar Road, Fort Worth, TX 76116-1823

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Family Information:

Parents: Athern and Bertha; Wife: Alta Fay; Child: Charles

Hometown:

Fort Worth, TX

Date Entered Service:

March 10, 1943

Service Number:

18124084

Bomb Group:

444th

Squadron:

677th

Location of Unit:

Dudkundi, India Oct. 13, 1944

Missions Flown:

2

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

Rangoon -- 11/3/44 -- our crew ditched; Bangkok -- I was wounded.

Awards/Decorations:

American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 4 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart, Purple Heart with One Oak Leaf Cluster

Service Schools Attended:

ACTS - Lowery Field - Armament ; ACTS - Loery Field, Remote Control Turret Mechanic ; Crew Training, Clovis, NM

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 960 - Central Fire Control

Rank Upon Discharge:

Sergeant

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):

Swift and Company

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