William J. Bray

William Bray
William Bray
Recent Address: 23 Hickory Hill Road, New Britain, CT 06052
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Family Info: Wife: Virginia
Hometown: New London, CT
Date Entered Service: August 5, 1943
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Bomb Group: 40th
Squadron: 44th
Location of Unit: Tinian (July, 1945 - February, 1946)
Missions Flown: 3 over Japan
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Awards: Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal
Service Schools: Gunnery, Ft. Meyers FL 1944; Armament, Lowry Field 1944; Central Fire Control, Lowry 1944
Rank Upon Discharge: S/Sgt
Crew Type: Flight crew
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Date Transferred from the 58th: February 13, 1946
Date Discharged: February 25, 1946
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): VP Sales and Marketing -- The Stanley Works, New Britain CT
Thoughts About the 58th: It was a time when we were young and determined to defend our country and make the world a better place. It was also a time of new and great friendships, travel to new and distant places, fear of being killed and pride in doing your job.
Comments: Mr. Bray passed away August 25, 2005 and is buried at St Mary Cemetery, New Britain, CT.
McCrady's crew, Tampa Fla., 1944

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