Harry R. Butzlaff

Harry Butzlaff, WWII
Harry Butzlaff, WWII
Recent Address: Bryant, AR
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Family Info: Parents: Harry and Clara; Wife: Shirley; Children: Rick, Sandra, Robert, William Tonna, Nancy, Jim and Shari.
Hometown: Wauwatosa, WI
Date Entered Service: September 17, 1943
Service Number: 02076538
Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron: 768th
Location of Unit: Tinian (September, 1945)
Missions Flown: 13
Hump Missions:
Targets: Osaka (2), Amagasaki, Toyohashi, Kure (2), Okayama, Takamatsu, Utsonomiya, Kawanishi, Hachiogi, Toyokawa
Awards: Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, American Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Service Schools:
MOS: MOS 1034-Navigator, MOS 0142-Radar Observer, Bombardment
Rank Upon Discharge: Capt. (Res.)
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-63480 Dream Girl and others
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Date Discharged: February 10, 1946
Post WWII Service: 20 years U.S. Army Force Reserves
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): BS Degree- Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin. Engineer at Ray-o-Vac, Engineer, Quality Manager at AO Smith, Milwaukee, WI, Quality Manager/ Manufacturing Manager at Smith Fiberglass, Little Rock, AR. Retired 1979.
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Comments: Mr. Butzlaff passed away February 23, 2013.
Harry Butzlaff and his granddaughter, May 2004
Harry Butzlaff and his granddaughter, May 2004

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