Donald Meredith Klins

Donald M. Klins - WWII
Donald M. Klins - WWII
Recent Address: 880 N. Meadowcroft Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216
E-mail Address: dklins@aol.com
Family Info: Parents: Albert and Elsie; Wife: Grace
Hometown: Erie, PA
Date Entered Service: October 27, 1942
Service Number: 33297727
Bomb Group: 444th
Squadron: 677th
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Missions Flown: At least 35
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Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 6 Bronze Service Stars, WWII Victory Medal
Service Schools: AAFTS Radio Operators and Mechanics-Chicago, IL Apr 1943; AAFTTC Radio Mechanics-Boca Raton, FL Jul 1943
MOS: MOS 867-Radar Mechanic, Bombardment, MOS 2867-Radar Observer Mechanic Bombardment
Rank Upon Discharge: Staff Sergeant
Crew Type: Flight crew
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Date Discharged: October 3, 1945
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Worked as a Linotype Operator at Newspaper
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Comments: Mr. Klins passed away September 22, 1992 and is buried at Erie Cemetery, Erie, PA.

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