Thomas J. Stoy

Lt. Thomas Stoy
Lt. Thomas Stoy
Recent Address: 1809 Bagshot Ct., Wake Forest, NC 27587
E-mail Address: astoy2@nc.rr.com
Family Info: Parents: Stanley, Pauline Brothers: Carl, USA; Andrew, AAF; John, USN; Stan, USN Sisters: Rose; Genny; Virginia
Hometown: Chester, WV
Date Entered Service: 1940-41
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Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron: 770th
Squadron:
Location of Unit: Walker AAF Kansas; November 1943
Missions Flown: 36 CBI Combat Missions; 19 April 1944- 26 February 1945
Hump Missions: 10
Targets: Japan, Manchuria, Burma, Thailand, Indo-China, Malay, Sumatra, Formosa and Singapor
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 4 Bronze Star, Purple Heart
Service Schools: Basic & Advanced Pilot Training, Douglas, AZ Oct. 1942; B-17 Transition Training, Roswell, NM Aug. 1943; B-29 Transition Training, Roswell, NM Sep. 1943
MOS: Pilot VHB 1093, B-29
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lt
Crew Type: Flight crew
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Date Transferred from the 58th: Febeuary, 1945 to Muroc AAF, CA
Date Discharged: October 25, 1945
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Graduated WVU and Univ of Pittsburgh. Ceramic Engineering. Retired executive from Harbeson Walker Refractories, Dresser Industries.
Thoughts About the 58th: Never talked much about his combat experiences.
Comments: Tom said he flew development and training missions with Col. Tibbetts after returning to CA. Was presented DFC by Gen. Hap Arnold. Sadly, Tom passed away on February 4, 1999.
Stoy Crew Photo
Stoy Crew Photo

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