Albert John Schutte

Albert Schutte, WWII
Albert Schutte, WWII
Recent Address: Cincinnati, OH
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Family Info: Albert and Amelia Schutte (parents); Wife: Vivian; Children: Kris, Alan, Lynn,. Jayne, Nancy
Hometown: Woodlawn, OH
Date Entered Service: February 3, 1943 - Ft. Thomas, KY
Service Number: 35684606
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 794th/795th
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Location of Unit: Salina, KS - August 1943
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Awards: Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Bronze Campaign Star- Central Burma Campaign, Bronze Campaign Star- China Campaign, Bronze Campaign Star- India-Burma Campaign, Bronze Campaign Star- Air Offensive- Japan, Bronze Campaign Star- Air Combat
Service Schools: Miami Beach, FL; Salt Lake City, UT; 1943/44; Davis Monthan, AZ; Great Bend KS; Salina, KS; 1943/44; Anza, CA 1944
MOS: MOS Ammunition Supply Technician (505) - Transported fragmentation, incendiary and demolition bombs from ammunition dumps to aircraft and ready them for loading procedure by installing fins, shackles and wires. After the bombs have been installed on rack, fuses were inserted. Duties required intimate knowledge of bombs, ammunition and fuses and observance of all precautionary measures
Rank Upon Discharge: Staff Sergeant
Crew Type: Ground crew
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Date Discharged: November 1, 1945
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Foreman -electroplating and manufacturing
Thoughts About the 58th: I was proud to serve in the 58th Bomb Wing.
Comments:
Albert Schutte passed away March 29, 2014 and is buried at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Mr. Schutte's son, Alan, is the 58th Bomb Wing Memorial Historian at the New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks, Connecticut.

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