Edwin Strum Campbell

Recent Address: 2902 W. Kelly Park road, Apopka, FL 32712-5131
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Family Info: Wife: Maude
Hometown: Belpre, OH
Date Entered Service: October, 1943
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Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron: 768th
Location of Unit: Tinian (1945)
Missions Flown: 3 to Singapore, one to Rangoon, and a trip to mine the harbor of Saigon.
Hump Missions: 3
Targets: 30 over Japan (4 over Tokyo) which destroyed Mitsubishi Aircraft Factory
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, with 2 Bronze Oak Leaves China-Burma-India Ribbon, American Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal
Service Schools:
MOS: Gunner
Rank Upon Discharge: Sgt
Crew Type: Flight crew
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Date Discharged: October, 1945
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Worked for Sears, Roebuck Co. for over 32 years.
Thoughts About the 58th: A special memory is a fly-over the USS Missouri at the peace signing.
Comments: After suffering a stroke, raised miniature horses with his wife. Both learned to ride after the age of 65.
Mr. Campbell passed away March 21, 2001 and is buried at Highland Memory Gardens in Forest City, FL.

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