John S. Volkert

Recent Address: Amherst, NY
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Family Info: Parents: William and Kathryn; Wife: Evelyn; Siblings: Bill, Verna (“Kitty”)
Hometown: Buffalo, NY
Date Entered Service: June 22, 1943
Service Number: 12025078/O-747530
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 794th
Location of Unit: Clovis AFB, Clovis, NM
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Awards: Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, American Theater Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 2 Oak LeafClusters, China Campaign, India-Burma Campaign, Central Burma Campaign, Eastern Mandates, Air Offensive Japan
Service Schools:
MOS: MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB
Rank Upon Discharge: Captain
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-63420 Rankless Wreck, 44-61566 Jack's Hack
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Date Discharged: December 29, 1945
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Comments: Mr. Volkert passed away February 13th 1978.

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