Murry Witherby

Murry Witherby, WWII
Murry Witherby, WWII
Recent Address: 8416 Harris Avenue, Raytown, MO 64138-3655
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Family Info: Parents: Marion and Anna; Wife: Loris; Children: Sally, Clifford
Hometown: Crofton, MO
Date Entered Service: September 2, 1936
Service Number: 0675464
Bomb Group: HQ - XXBC - Flight Section
Squadron:
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Location of Unit: Kharagpur, India; May 1944
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions: 12 (320 Operational flight hours)
Targets:
Awards: Air Medal
Service Schools: AAF Flying School Sep 1942-Mar 1943
MOS: MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB
Rank Upon Discharge: Maj
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-42841 (B-29); 42-40871 (B-24D); 42-32425 (B-25C); 43-35605 (C-45B)
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Date Transferred from the 58th: June 30, 1945
Date Discharged: June 20, 1947
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): He had been a Certified Flight Instructor and an employee of the FAA in the Midwest Region.
Thoughts About the 58th: I served with a great group of men who were very dedicated in their efforts to bring WWII to an end. They were very hard workers, very cooperative and I will never forget being associated with them.
Comments: Mr. Witherby passed away January 10, 2012.

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