Jack W. Bennett

Recent Address: Alliance, OH
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Family Info: Parents: WIlliam and Mildred; Wife: Martha; Children: Jeffrey, Gregory, Bradley
Hometown: Youngstown, OH
Date Entered Service: March 19, 1943
Service Number: 35606311
Bomb Group: 87th Air Service Group (444th Group)
Squadron: 355th Air Engineering Squadron
Location of Unit: India and Tinian
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Hump Missions: Yes
Awards: American Theater Medal, Asiatic Pacific Theater Medal, with three Bronze Stars, the Good Conduct Medal and the Victory Medal
Service Schools:
MOS: Radio Operator and Mechanic
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Crew Type: Ground crew
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Alliance Manufacturing Company (Genie) for 39 years in the research and development department, working on garage door openers and rotators, and was instrumental in the development of the Genie garage door opener.
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Comments: Mr. Bennett passed away October 31, 2007 and is buried at Highland Memorial Park in Beloit, OH.

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