William F. Riffel

Bill Riffel, WWII
Bill Riffel, WWII
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Hometown: Webster Springs, WV
Date Entered Service: July 14, 1943
Service Number: 35765133
Bomb Group: 468th Bomb Group/ 25th Air Service Group / Headquarters and Base Services
Squadron: 792nd
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Awards: Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal
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MOS: MOS 345-Truck Driver, Light
Rank Upon Discharge: Cpl
Crew Type: Ground crew
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Home Builder. Mechanic. Operating Engineer.
Thoughts About the 58th: Dad passed away in 1991. He never spoke much about his time in the service, but it certainly made a lasting mark on his life. The ingenuity and skills learned during that time were displayed over and over again, in the unique way he fixed things or created things out of nothing. His love of country was continually demonstrated through the hours volunteered at VA Hospitals and in serving at his local VFW, many years as Commander.
Comments: SEE PHOTO BELOW: Transportation Section - Reading from left to right -- Front Row: Griner, Mondrole, Plantier, Hiskett, Kwenlin, Doll, Goggie, Butterfield, Troyan. Second Row: Wines, Cornell, Clowers, Helman, Johnson, Riffel , Elswick, Moncier, Doyle. Third Row: Potter, Kajawski, Gathright, Mills, Maritt, Melton, Strowzer, Wilson, Armijo, Parwanno, Mock.
Transportation Section
Transportation Section
Bill Riffel, WWII
Bill Riffel, WWII

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