Nelson S. Burbank

Recent Address: 24 Juniper Circle, Reading, MA 01867
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Family Info: Parents: Willis and Vivian; Wife: Rita, Children: Peter, Nelson S. Jr., Jane
Hometown: Reading, MA
Date Entered Service: May 25, 1942
Service Number: 11069452
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 792nd
Location of Unit: India (July, 1944)
Missions Flown: 33
Hump Missions:
Targets: India, Burma, Sumatra, Central Burma, Japan, China, Eastern Mandates
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters, Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon, Distinguished Unit Badge (General Billy Mitchell Group)
Service Schools: Aviation Cadet Oct 1942; Aircraft Armament Jul 1943; Central Fire Control Nov 1943
MOS: MOS 580-Remote Control Turret Machine Gunner
Rank Upon Discharge: T/Sgt
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-24691 Fast Company
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Date Discharged: October 14, 1945
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): 1953-1982 Chairman & President Burbank Co., Inc.; 1983-1986 Pres. Colonial Investment Services; Chairman, Boston Stock Exchange; Governor, National Assoc. of Securities Dealers
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