Dr. George R.D. Hedrick

Recent Address: 251 Paul St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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Family Info: Parents: James and Irene; Wife: Betty; Children: George, Bruce, Mary
Hometown: Rockingham County, VA
Date Entered Service: April, 1944
Service Number: 13180795
Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron:
Squadron: 770th
Location of Unit:
Missions Flown: 7
Hump Missions:
Targets: Tokyo (2), Saga, Hachiogi, Yawata, Fukuyama, Hikari
Awards: Air Medal
Service Schools: Buckingham Gunnery School Aug 1944; Alamogordo, NM Feb 1945
MOS:
Rank Upon Discharge: Sergeant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 44-61628 (unnamed), 42-63560 (unnamed)
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Date Transferred from the 58th: October 22, 1945
Date Discharged: April, 1946
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Dentist
Thoughts About the 58th: I'm glad I did it, but I would not do it again because the general public does not appreciate it -- flag burners, Jesse Jackson, Jane Fonda.
Comments: Mr. Hedrick passed away November 23, 2012 and is buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery, McGaheysville, VA.

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