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Pascal Doyle Shepard

Doyle Shepard, WWII

Recent Address:

108 Woodrow Avenue, Poteau, OK 74953



Family Information:

Parents: E.E. and Ada; Wife: Mildred; Son: Travis; Sibling: Wayne


Atoka, OK

Date Entered Service:

November 13, 1940

Service Number:


Bomb Group:

40th Bomb Group


45th Bomb Squadron

Location of Unit:


Missions Flown:


Hump Missions Flown:



Palembang, Sumatra


American Defense Service Ribbon with Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross

Service Schools Attended:

Radio Operator and Mechanic 16 weeks

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 757-Radio Operator-Mechanic-Gunner, AAF, MOS 756-Radio Operator, AAF

Rank Upon Discharge:


Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-63407 Shoot You're Faded;  44-69668 The Outlaw

Were you a POW?


Were you interned?


Date Transferred from the 58th:

June 29, 1945

Date Discharged from the 58th:

July 13, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:


Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Worked for Shamrock Gas & Oil in the laboratory department in Sun Ray, TX. He quit when they had an explosion and his brother was almost killed. The two started painting houses after that in Dumas. TX. Returned to work for Shamrock in Gallup, NM, but in the field painting cracker plants. When job was finished went to work for contractor, got hurt, had three back operations. Bought a help-yourself laundry in Poteau, OK.

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Doyle Shepard


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