Emmet C. Smith

Recent Address: 1220 14th Ave., North, Lake Worth, FL 33460-1714
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Family Info: Parents: Jenous and Myrtle; Son: Kenneth
Hometown: Lake Worth, FL
Date Entered Service: Jan. 7, 1943
Service Number: 34539262
Bomb Group: 444th
Squadron: 677th
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Location of Unit: Great Bend, KS; Aug 26, 1943
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Awards: Distinguished Unit Citation, American Theater Service Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Medal, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal
Service Schools: AAFTS Mech APLincoln, NE July 1943; AAFTS Instrument-Chanute Field, IL Oct 1943
MOS: MOS 686-Airplane Instrument Mechanic, Specialist, MOS 747-Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Rank Upon Discharge: Sgt
Crew Type: Ground crew
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Date Discharged: Nov. 24, 1945
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Thoughts About the 58th: I was one of the first 16 to have a MOS 686 in the Army. Trouble with the instrument reading. Led us to locate the Jet Stream -- unknown before that!
Comments: Mr. Smith passed away July 29, 2004 and is buried at Dorsey-E. Earl Smith Memory Gardens, Lake Worth, Florida.

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