Avrel Mason

Recent Address: 700 Port St., Apt. 243, Easton, MD 21601
E-mail Address: avrel@crosslink.net
Family Info: Wife: deceased; Children: Anita, Elaine, Ashley
Hometown: Westfield, NJ
Date Entered Service: December 30, 1942
Service Number: 211228270 and A08626789
Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron: 770th
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Location of Unit: Walker AFB - October 1943
Missions Flown: 35
Hump Missions: 15-20 (estimate)
Targets: Tokyo, Osaka, Singapore, Bangkok, Mukden, Shanghai, Rangoon,Yawata, Kobe, others
Awards: Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 5 Stars, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Unit Citation, WWII Victory Medal
Service Schools: Aircraft Engine Maint. - OCS Yale Univ. Dec 1942-Jun 1943; B-29 School-Boeing Aircraft Corp., Seattle, WA Jun-Sept 1943; Flight Engineer School, Salina, KS September 1943-January 1944
MOS: MOS 1028-Aircraft Observer, Flight Engineer (VHB)
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lieutenant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-65336 Assid Test II--Capt. Torvend, Pilot, 42-6278 (unnamed)
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Comments: Mr. Mason passed away May 30th 2008.

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