William F. Geddes IV

Recent Address: Box 179, Kulpsville, PA 19443
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Family Info: Wife: Norma, Children: Carol, Bill, Sally, John, Scott
Hometown: ort Wayne, IN
Date Entered Service: October 1, 1942
Service Number: O-808983
Bomb Group: 40th
Squadron: 25th
Location of Unit: Tinian - June 1945
Missions Flown: 4
Hump Missions:
Targets: Tsu, Imabari, Fukuyama, Tokyo flyover 9/2/45
Service Schools: Basic, Gunther Field, Montgomery, Alabama Apr-May 1943; Advanced, George School, Illinois Jun-Jul 1943; Transition, Lockbourne Field, Ohio Aug 1943-Dec 1944
MOS: MOS 1024-Pilot, Four-Engine Aircraft, MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB
Rank Upon Discharge: Captain, National Guard
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-24888 Smilin' Jack
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Date Discharged: July, 1946
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Wholesale Food Sales
Thoughts About the 58th: I think we should finish whatever we start - thinking about the last 40 years.
Comments: Mr. Geddes passed away November 3, 2011 and is buried at Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Ambler, PA.
Bill and Norma Geddes - 1990
Bill and Norma Geddes - 1990

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