Merle Foster Kemple

Merle F. Kemple
Merle F. Kemple
Recent Address: 224 Sheelin Road, Xenia, OH 45385
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Family Info: Father: Leslie Kemple, Mother: Josephine Kemple
Hometown: Wilmington, OH
Date Entered Service: September 14, 1942
Service Number: 35417714
Bomb Group: 444th
Squadron: 678th
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Awards: Asiatic Paciffic Ribbon with 5 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Medal, WW II Victory Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge
Service Schools: Air Corps Technical School ; AAC Tech. School, Kiesler, MS, Chanute, IL ; AAC Tech. School, Lowry field, CO
MOS: Electrical specialist
Rank Upon Discharge: Staff Sergeant
Crew Type: Ground crew
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Date Discharged: November 27, 1945
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Comments: Mr. Kemple passed away October 13, 2007 and is buried at the Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, OH.

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