Henry Martin Gilman Jr

Henry Gilman, 1944
Henry Gilman, 1944
Recent Address: 289 Military East, Benicia, CA 94510
E-mail Address: sandygil@aol.com
Family Info: Parents: Henry and Gertrude; Wife: Arline; Children: Dennis, Steve, John; Siblings: Winifred and Florence
Hometown: Everett, MA
Date Entered Service: January, 1942
Service Number: 11021291
Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron:
Squadron: 768th
Location of Unit: Walker AFB, KS - February 1942
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions: Numerous
Targets: Singapore, Manchuria, Formosa, Sumatra, Rangoon
Awards: European Campaign Medal with 6 Bronze Stars Air Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 6 Bronze Stars, Air Medal with 7th, 8th, and 9th Oak Leaf Clusters
Service Schools: Armament Mar 1942; Gunnery Jun 1942; 20MM Cannon Aug 1942
MOS: MOS 612-Airplane Armorer-Gunner, Procurement Supervisor
Rank Upon Discharge: Chief Master Sergeant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-6346 Man-O-War, My Sister Wouldn't, But I Will (B-26)
Where You a POW?:
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Date Transferred from the 58th: November, 1944
Date Discharged: March 31, 1945
Post WWII Service: June 1951 to March 1968: USAF, 20 years; AAFES Army & Air Force Exchange Service, 15 years
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Thoughts About the 58th: Will never forget and will always remember being on the crew (Tail Gunner) of Lt. Col. Mackall, a fine Aircraft Commander.
Comments: Mr. Gilman passed away May 26, 2008 and is buried at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, CA.
Henry Gilman, 2002
Henry Gilman, 2002

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