Rudy Leslie Thompson

Recent Address: 6600 Kent Drive, North, St. Petersburg, FL 33702
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Family Info: Wife: Winona; Children: John, Dennis, Connie
Hometown: Wittenburg, WI
Date Entered Service: Nov 9, 1939
Service Number: 6917884/0889286
Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron: 770th
Location of Unit: Walker AFB, KS; 1944
Missions Flown: 35
Hump Missions: 7
Awards: Air Medal with 3 Clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 4 Bronze Stars
Service Schools: Aircraft and Engine Mechanics School 1940-41; B-29 Flight Engineer School November 1943
MOS: Airplane Mechanic, Flight Engineer
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lt
Crew Type: Flight / Ground crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-6256 Ramp Tramp, 42-24801 Phony Express, 42-24904 Ramp Tramp II
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Comments: Mr. Thompson passed away December 8, 2010 and is buried at Bay Pines National Cemetery, Bay Pines, FL.

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