Herman (Paddy) Padgurski

Mr. & Mrs. Herman Padgurski, 1941
Mr. & Mrs. Herman Padgurski, 1941
Recent Address: 2848 Biscaya, Laughlin, NV 89029
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Family Info:
Hometown: New York, NY
Date Entered Service: February, 1941
Service Number: AO935496
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 793rd
Location of Unit: Salina, KS; Nov 1943
Missions Flown: 35
Hump Missions:
Targets: Koriyama, Tokyo (3), Nagoya (2), Yokohama, Osaka (4), Kobe, Omuta, Tokohashi, Nagasaki, Anshan, Formosa, Omura, Singapore, Penyu, Mukden, Hankow, Victoria Point, Singapore (photo)
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medals (5), Distinguished Unit Badge, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 5 Bronze Battle Stars
Service Schools: Flight Engineer Nov 1943; Navigator Mar 1958
MOS: MOS 1028-Aircraft Observer, Flight Engineer (VHB), MOS 1034-Navigator
Rank Upon Discharge: Major
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-63532 Million Dollar Baby II
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Thoughts About the 58th: I enjoyed servicing my country.
Comments: Mr Padgurski passed away December 17, 2011 in Henderson, NV. He was buried at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City, NV.
Mr. & Mrs. Herman Padgurski, 2001
Mr. & Mrs. Herman Padgurski, 2001

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