James S. Metcalf, Jr

Recent Address: 380 Sunrise Dr., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
E-mail Address: smetcalfjr@msn.com
Family Info:
Hometown: Altadena, CA
Date Entered Service: February 3, 1942
Service Number: 39558334
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 793rd
Location of Unit: Salina, KS October 1943
Missions Flown: 20
Hump Missions: 21 round trips
Targets: Bangkok (2), Yawata, Sasebo, Anshan (3), Nagasaki, Omura (3), Singapore (3), Mukden, Hankow, Heito, Shinchiku, Kagi
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Presidential Unit Citation
Service Schools: Remote Control Turret Mechanic School Oct 1942
MOS: Senior Gunner
Rank Upon Discharge: Technical Sergeant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-63354 (unnamed)
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Date Transferred from the 58th: March, 1945
Date Discharged: July 14, 1945
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Industrial Materials Management
Thoughts About the 58th: Proud to be assigned to the first B-29 Bomb Wing to take the war to the Japanese homeland.

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