George M. McMeechan

George McMeechan, WWII
George McMeechan, WWII
Recent Address: 17402 N. 36th Lane, Glendale, AZ 85308
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Family Info: George's father was a member of the British Expeditionary Forces in WWI and served in India. The family moved to the USA from Scotland when George was 3 yrs. Old. They became citizens in 1935
Hometown: Kenmore, NY
Date Entered Service: April 25, 1944
Service Number: 42117898
Bomb Group: 444th
Squadron: 676th
Squadron:
Location of Unit: Tinian - July 2 1945
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions:
Targets: Utsonomiya, Namazu, Fukui, Tsu, Hachiogi, Toyokawa, Shimizu, Hikari, Tokyo
Awards: Purple Heart,Distinguished Unit Badge, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 2 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Ribbon, Air Medal, WWII Victory Medal
Service Schools: Flexible Gunnery School Aug 1944
MOS: MOS 611-Aerial Gunner
Rank Upon Discharge: Corporal
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-24873 Snuffy, 42-24580 Undecided, 42-24720 Fu-Kemal-Tu
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Date Transferred from the 58th: September, 1945
Date Discharged: April 22, 1946
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Police Officer, Kenmore, NY; Plant Security, Anaheim, CA
Thoughts About the 58th: We have all valued the friendships made through the annual reunions of the 58th Bomb Wing. All members of Clow's crew made either personal or phone contact with one another at least 45 years after discharge. There are three crew members who are still living.
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