Rex E. Jorgensen

Recent Address: 4504 Urbandale Ave., Des Moines, IA 50310
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Family Info:
Hometown: Ames, IA
Date Entered Service: April 8, 1943
Service Number: O-558306
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 794th
Squadron:
Location of Unit: Tinian, Marianas Island - June 1945
Missions Flown: 9 high-altitude photo recon.; 13 VH Bombardment; 2 POW supply
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Awards: Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Unit Citation
Service Schools: Gunnery - Harlingen, TX 1943; Navigation - Ellington, TX 1943; Radar - Boca Raton, FL 1943
MOS: MOS 1038-Navigator-Bombardier, Radar
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lieutenant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: Tokyo Rose (crashed); 44-69660 My Gal Sal
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Date Discharged: October, 1945
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Vice President, Iowa Power & Light Co., Des Moines
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Comments: Mr. Jorgensen passed away December 17, 2009 and is buried at Linwood Park Cemetery in Boone, IA.

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