Louis D. Larker

Recent Address: 111 Ivy Brook Lane, Fairfield Glade, TN 38558
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Family Info: Parents: Joseph and Mary; Wife: Julia; Children: Donna, Peggy, Mary, Frances<
Hometown: Lincoln Park, MI
Date Entered Service: February 29 1944
Service Number: 36467227
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 793rd
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Location of Unit: Tinian - July 11 1945
Missions Flown: 2 from Tinian
Hump Missions:
Targets: Saga, Marcus Island, Fukuyama, Hikari
Awards: WWII Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 3 Bronze Battle Stars, Overseas Service Bar, Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge, Eastern Mandates, Western Pacific Campaign, Air Offensive Japan
Service Schools: Gunnery School March-June 1944
MOS: MOS 1685-Airplane Electrical Mechanic-Gunner
Rank Upon Discharge: Sergeant
Crew Type: Flight crew
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He devoted 38 years to Ford Motor Company as a purchasing agent.
He was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church in Fairfield Glade and a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus. In his lifetime he loved baseball, was an avid golfer and traveled with his wife.
Thoughts About the 58th: Total camaraderie
Comments: Mr. Larker passed away August 28, 2010.

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