New England Air Museum
Michael Joseph Herrighty

 

Recent Address:

2114 Vauxhall Road, Union, NJ 07083

Email:

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Family Information:

Parents: Hugh & Mary (nee Gallagher) Herrighty, Children: Michael J Jr., Kathleen, Patricia, Lawrence, Kevan, Brian, Mary, Sean

Hometown:

Irvington, NJ

Date Entered Service:

February, 1943

Service Number:

32764708

Bomb Group:

468th

Squadron:

793rd

Location of Unit:

Salina, KS

Missions Flown:

19 + bombing missions

Hump Missions Flown:

14

Targets:

Singapore, Manchuria, Tokyo

Awards/Decorations:

Air Medal, 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Dinstiguished Flying Cross, China, Burma,, India Cental Pacific

Service Schools Attended:

Armament- Buckley AFB, Kansas 5/43 ; Central Fire Control, Lowry AFB, Denver, CO

Military Specialty(ies):

Central Fire Control

Rank Upon Discharge:

Technical Sergeant

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

Bella Bortion, Lucky Lady (42-65272), Miss Shorty (42-63355)

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

August, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Pressman- Newark Evening News & Newark Star Ledger

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