Richard S. Gascoigne

Richard Gascoigne - 1942
Richard Gascoigne - 1942
Recent Address: 36 Vina Lane, Brooklyn, CT 06234
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Family Info: Parents: Albert P. E. and Emma
Hometown: Reading, MA
Date Entered Service: July 14, 1942
Service Number: 31139070
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron:
Squadron: 793rd
Location of Unit: moky Hill Army Air Field, Salina, KS - June 24 1944
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions: 4 or 5
Targets: Central Burma Campaign, C Mandates Palembang, Air Offensive Japan, India-Burma-China Campaign
Awards: Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge, Distinguished Flying Cross, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 6 Bronze Stars, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters
Service Schools: Radio Operator, Sioux Falls; Radar School, Boca Raton, FL; Navigation
MOS: Radar Operator and Mechanic
Rank Upon Discharge: Staff Sergeant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-24737 Pioneer II
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Construction/Builder/Carpenter
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Comments: Mr. Gascoigne passed away November 2, 2005 and is buried at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, MA.
Richard Gascoigne - 1998
Richard Gascoigne - 1998

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