Walter A. Grouten

Recent Address: 17 Wyncairn Drive, East Granby, CT 06026
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Family Info: Parents: Leo and Anna
Hometown: Farmington, CT
Date Entered Service: January 3, 1943
Service Number: 31276894
Bomb Group: 444th
Squadron: 677th
Location of Unit: Great Bend, KS - September 1943
Missions Flown: 35
Hump Missions: 22
Service Schools: Turret School Mar-Apr 1943; B-29 CFC School May-Aug 1943
MOS: Central Fire Control
Rank Upon Discharge: Technical Sergeant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-65228 Earthquake McGoon, 42-93857 Hellon Wings, 42-6228 Eight Ball, Poison Ivy
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Date Discharged: October 13, 1945
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Homes Sales, Equipment Sales Manager, V.P. Manufacturing Co.
Thoughts About the 58th: I did my duty.
Comments: Mr. Grouten passed away on April 12, 2016.

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