Benjamin Frederick Yeager

Benjamin Yeager, September, 1944
Benjamin Yeager, September, 1944
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Family Info: Parents: Frieda and Andrew; Wife: Margaret J. Myron Yeager; Children: Jeanne, Richard, Karen
Hometown: West Orange, NJ
Date Entered Service: July 2, 1942
Service Number: 32388054/T-225315
Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron: 769th
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Missions Flown: 23 combat missions
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Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 4 Battle Stars, WWII Victory Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Victory Medal, Air Medal with 2 clusters
Service Schools: Airplane Mech - Seymour Johnson Fld December 1942; B-29 Flight Engineeer Sch.- Lowry Fld, Denver, CO June 1944
MOS: MOS 1028-Aircraft Observer, Flight Engineer (VHB)
Rank Upon Discharge: M/Sgt
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-24896 Mis-chief-mak-er; Malicious Rumor
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Post WWII Service: 2nd Lt. Air Force Reserve
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Insurance Agent for Prudential Insurance Co.
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