Martin Mertz

Recent Address: 150 East 69th St., New York, NY 10021
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Family Info: Parents: Dorathy and Irving Mertz; Wife: Selma, 4 children, 6 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Date Entered Service: September, 1943
Service Number: 02079059
Bomb Group:
Location of Unit: West Field Tinian, June 1945
Missions Flown: 11-13 from Tinian and two navigation escort for fighters from Iwo Jima
Hump Missions:
Targets: Kure, Takamatsu, Chiba, Sendai, Utsonomiya, Namazu, Fukui, Osaka, Tsu, Hachiogi, Yawata, Nagoya, Tokyo
Awards: Air medal with oak leaf cluster
Service Schools: Slippery Rock State Teachers College; Tyndal Field Gunnery School; San Marcos Navigation School
MOS: 1034 Navigator
Rank Upon Discharge: 2nd Lt
Crew Type: Flight crew
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Date Discharged: November 30, 1945
Post WWII Service: Inactive reserve
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Partner in charge banking practice KPMG - senior officer Republic National Bank of New York.
Thoughts About the 58th: Very proud to have participated with a group that knew how to get a tough job done.

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