Philip D. Boatwright

Recent Address: 2146 Portola Ln., Westlake Village, CA 91361
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Family Info: Parents: David E. and Cora Ann; Wife: LaVaughn; Children: Daniel, Philip
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Date Entered Service: December 1, 1943
Service Number: 39143660
Bomb Group: 20th Bomber Command HQ-136th Radio Security Detachment
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Location of Unit: Kharagpur (April, 1945)
Missions Flown: No missions. I flew around the world in the course of my assignments and killed as many of the enemy as they killed of me.
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Awards: Meritorious Service Medal, Presidential Unit Citations (2), Expert - Carbine M1
Service Schools: Radio Operator-Truax Field, Madison, WI 2/44; High Speed R/O-Scott Air Base-Belleville, IL 4/44; Cryptography-Arlington Hall, VA 9/44
MOS: Radio Traffic Analyst, High Speed Radio Operator-Cryptographer
Rank Upon Discharge: Sgt
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Comments: Mr. Boatwright passed away February 29, 2012.

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