Billie Jack Gabe

Back Row: Alfred J. Keller, Pilot; Robert W. Jurgensen, Co-Pilot; Lewis Patton, Bombardier; Jack Gruber, Navigator; Ivle Lindy, Flight Engineer; Billie J. Gabe, Radio Operator.<br />Front Row: Raymond E. Stevens, Radar Operator; Thomas F. Harrington, CFC Gunner; William Diaz, Waist Gunner; Steve Mikstay, Waist Gunner; William D. Kinninger, Tail Gunner
Back Row: Alfred J. Keller, Pilot; Robert W. Jurgensen, Co-Pilot; Lewis Patton, Bombardier; Jack Gruber, Navigator; Ivle Lindy, Flight Engineer; Billie J. Gabe, Radio Operator.
Front Row: Raymond E. Stevens, Radar Operator; Thomas F. Harrington, CFC Gunner; William Diaz, Waist Gunner; Steve Mikstay, Waist Gunner; William D. Kinninger, Tail Gunner
Recent Address: 29982 Wooley Springs Rd., Toney, AL 35773
E-mail Address: slider4825@yahoo.com
Family Info: Parents: Emmit and Ruth; Wife: Juanita; Children: Linda, Anita, Michael
Hometown: Searcy, AR
Date Entered Service: April 8, 1943
Service Number: 38505240
Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron:
Squadron: 770th
Location of Unit: Tinian
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Awards: Purple Heart
Service Schools:
MOS: MOS 707-Radio Operator
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Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-63454 Thunder Bird; 42-65232 Missouri Queen
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Post WWII Service: Retired from Air Force in 1964 from Keesler AFB as Tech. Sgt.
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Comments: Mr. Gabe passed away September 13, 2009. He is buried at Vahalla Memorial Gardens in Huntsville, AL.

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