Dwight Oliver King

Dwight King - 1945
Dwight King - 1945
Recent Address: 1800 Park Newport 203, Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Family Info: Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Dwight King; Children: Gary, Clark
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Date Entered Service: October, 1942
Service Number: O-889847
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 792nd
Location of Unit: Kharagpur, India - October 1944
Missions Flown: 28
Hump Missions: 4
Targets: Too many to name
Awards: Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Presidential Unit Citation
Service Schools: Gunnery School - Kingman, AZ Dec 1943; Bombardier School - Deming, NM Feb 1944; Radar School - Boca Raton, FL Jun 1944
MOS: MOS 1036 - Navigator - Bombardier
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lieutenant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-65227 Lady Be Good
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Date Transferred from the 58th: November, 1945
Date Discharged: November, 1956
Post WWII Service: Reserve -- Norton AFB California
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Advertising & Business Manager -- Newspapers
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Comments: Mr. King passed away July 3, 2006 at Murrieta, CA and is buried at Pacific View Memorial Park, Corona del Mar, CA.

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