Allen Minter

Recent Address: 4120 Oxbridge Rd., Richmond, VA 23236-1046
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Family Info: Parents: Charles E. and May
Hometown: Richmond, VA
Date Entered Service: April 5, 1943
Service Number: 33631426
Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron: 770th
Squadron:
Location of Unit: Walker AFB Jan 1944
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions: Was transferred to Flight C 1st Photo Recon Sqd & flew to Hsingching China on C-46 in January 1945 & flew back to Kharagpur in April 1945.Left India May 7, 1945 for Guam and from there to Okinawa.
Targets:
Awards: Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge
Service Schools: Radio School--Scott Field, IL Jun-Nov 1943
MOS: MOS 754-Radio Mechanic, AAF
Rank Upon Discharge:
Crew Type: Ground crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: I worked on all the planes of the 462nd Group when I was in India
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Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged: December 11, 1945
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): United Methodist Minister for 38 years. Boy Scout Executive (2 years). Civilian Employee Fairfax County, Virginia Police Department.
Thoughts About the 58th: I wouldn't want to go through it again, but I am happy that I was able to see a part of the world I never would have seen otherwise.
Comments: My biggest disappointment is that I never saw the Taj Mahal or the Great Wall, but I was not there on a sight-seeing trip.

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