Cleland N. Hughes Jr.

Sgt. Cleland N. Hughes Jr. WWII
Sgt. Cleland N. Hughes Jr. WWII
Recent Address: 414 Columbia Drive, Rockwall, TX 75032
E-mail Address: geraldine.hughes@charter.net
Family Info:
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Date Entered Service: February, 1943
Service Number: 37512481
Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron:
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Location of Unit: Piaroba, India May 1944
Missions Flown: 15 (453 combat hours)
Hump Missions: Several
Targets: Anshan, Nagasaki, Palembang, Okayama, Formosa (2), Omura, Singapore (bailed out), Omura (aborted to Shanghai) Mukden, Bangkok (2), Singapore (2), Saigon (abort to Murtaban Burma)
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
Service Schools: Aircraft Armorer (Bombardment) Jul 1943; General Electric Fire Control B-29 Dec 1943
MOS: MOS 1685-Gunner, Formation Defense & Crew Co-ordination Inst. B-29
Rank Upon Discharge: Sgt
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-24484 Our Gal
Where You a POW?:
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Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged: September 30, 1971
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Banker, 40 years: President, Southern Bank & Trust; Chairman of the Board, Texas Commerce -- Garland
Thoughts About the 58th:
Comments: Mr. Hughes passed away December 17th 1992 and is buried at Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, TX.

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