David S. Harmony

David S. Harmony, WWII
David S. Harmony, WWII
Recent Address: 1506 Primrose, Borger, TX 79007
E-mail Address: pdharmony@prodigy.net
Family Info: Parents: C. W. and Maude; Wife: Phyllis; Children: Susan, William, Stephen, Robert
Hometown: Sapulpa, OK
Date Entered Service: February, 1943
Service Number: O-865312
Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron: 768th
Location of Unit: Clovis, NM - September 1943
Missions Flown: 35
Hump Missions: 12
Targets: Tokyo, Yokohama, Hiroshima, Singapore, Manchuria, Rangoon
Awards: Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross
Service Schools: Yale University Apr 1943; Smokey Hill AAF Aug 1943; Lowry Field, CO Oct 1943
MOS: MOS 1028-Aircraft Observer, Flight Engineer (VHB)
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lieutenant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-24479 (unnamed)
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Date Discharged: October 2, 1945
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): I worked for Phillips Petroleum Company as a Chemical Engineer for 34 1/2 years in various plants in Texas and at headquarters in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
Thoughts About the 58th: There was no option in my mind but to enter the service. The experiences with a brand new airplane and great crews are good to remember. Those of us who were fortunate enough to survive the war hold the memories of friends we left behind in our minds and hearts.
Comments: Mr. Harmony passed away March 31, 2004 and is buried at Westlawn Memorial Park, Borger, TX.

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