Michael Joseph Herrighty

Recent Address: 2114 Vauxhall Road, Union, NJ 07083
E-mail Address: celtic1@ptd.net
Family Info: Parents: Hugh & Mary (nee Gallagher) Herrighty, Children: Michael J Jr., Kathleen, Patricia, Lawrence, Kevan, Brian, Mary, Sean
Hometown: Irvington, NJ
Date Entered Service: February, 1943
Service Number: 32764708
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 793rd
Location of Unit: Salina, KS
Missions Flown: 19+ bombing missions
Hump Missions: 14
Targets: Singapore, Manchuria, Tokyo
Awards: Air Medal, 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Dinstiguished Flying Cross, China, Burma,, India Cental Pacific
Service Schools: Armament- Buckley AFB, Kansas 5/43 ; Central Fire Control, Lowry AFB, Denver, CO
MOS: Central Fire Control
Rank Upon Discharge: Technical Sergeant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: Bella Bortion, Lucky Lady (42-65272), Miss Shorty (42-63355)
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Date Discharged: August, 1945
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Pressman- Newark Evening News & Newark Star Ledger
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