Patrick E. Pellecchia

Patrick Pellecchia, WWII
Patrick Pellecchia, WWII
Recent Address: 806 Sweetwater Drive, Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
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Family Info: Parents: Patrick and Rose; Wife: Doris; Children: Patrick, Dennis, Michael, Patrice, Eileen, E.J.
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Date Entered Service: August, 1943
Service Number:
Bomb Group: 40th
Squadron: 44th
Location of Unit: India
Missions Flown: 2 missions over Burma; 8 Missions over Tokyo from Tinian
Hump Missions: Yes (details unknown)
Targets: Burma, Singapore
Awards: Purple Heart, Air Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 2 Battle Stars
Service Schools: Gunnery Training (Aerial)-Laredo AAB, TX May-Jun 1944; Aerial Navigator-Hondo AAB, TX Oct 1944; Radar Training-Langley AAB, VA Oct 1944-Jan 1945
MOS: MOS 1039-Navigator, Radar
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lt
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-63538 Winged Victory II, 42-24503 Nippon Nipper II
Where You a POW?: Yes
POW Location: Tokyo, Kempei Tai, Omori
Where You a Interned?: Yes
Internment Location: Kempei Tai
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged: Jan 1946?
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Attended Pennsylvania Military College, then Medical School -- became Medical Physician
Thoughts About the 58th:
Comments: Passed away in 1973.
Patrick Pellecchia
Patrick Pellecchia

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