William H. Reed, Jr.

William Reed and crew of Deacon's Disciples II
William Reed and crew of Deacon's Disciples II
Recent Address: 8017 Thon Drive, Verona, PA 15147
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Family Info: Parents: William and Sarah; Siblings: Eleanor, Thomas, John
Hometown: Wilkinsburg, PA
Date Entered Service: February 3, 1943
Service Number: O-825281
Bomb Group: 444th
Squadron: 678th
Location of Unit: Dudkundi, India; November 15, 1944
Missions Flown: 20
Hump Missions: 6
Targets: Many
Awards: Air Medals (3), Distinguished Flying Cross
Service Schools: Advanced Flying - Columba, MS Mar 1944; B-17 Transition - Sebring, FL Jun 1944; B-29 Training - Clovis, NM Sept 1944
MOS: MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lieutentant
Crew Type: Flight crew
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Thoughts About the 58th: It was a great experience. I flew 6 missions over the Hump. I flew 6 combat missions out of India to Rangoon, Bangkok, Saigon and Singapore. We moved to Tinian and I flew 14 more missions to Japan.

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