Location:
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Hours:
Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone (860) 623-3305

Admission:
Adults 12 & Up $12.00
Children 4-11 $6.50
3 & Under Free
Seniors 65 & Up $11.00

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Edward Clay Wigley
Recent Address: 4675 Wigley Rd., NE, Marietta, GA 30066-1601
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Family Information: Parents: Henry and Katie; Wife: Dorothy; Children: Diane, Gail, Larraine
Hometown: Marietta, GA
Date Entered Service: August6, 1942
Service Number: 34358899
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 793rd
Location of Unit: Salina, KS; October 1943
Missions Flown: 35 Combat
Hump Missions Flown:
25 A-7 Missions
Targets:
A copy of flight record is on file in 58th Bomb Wing Memorial office.
Awards/Decorations: Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Unit Citation, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 1 Silver Star, Good Conduct Medal, 4 Bronze Stars, Overseas Service Bars (2), Aviation Badge, MM Carbine.
Service Schools Attended: AAFTS Radio Mechanic Mar 1943; AAFTTC Radar Mechanic & Operation Oct 1943;
Military Specialty(ies): MOS 866-Radar Observer, MOS 521-Airman Basic
Rank Upon Discharge: S/Sgt.
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-63356 Lassie, 42-24487 Bengal Lancer, 42-6265 Raiden Maiden, 42-63415 Jolly Roger, 42-6333 Camel Caravan
Were you a POW? No
Were you interned? No
Date Transferred from the 58th: August 22, 1945
Date Discharged from the 58th: September 7, 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:
1/19/47 to 1/18/50 Air National Guard, Headquarters 54th Fighter Wing, Marietta, GA, 216th Air Service Group Fighter -- MOS 759-Radio Operator, CNS.
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Lockheed Aircraft, Supervisor in Electronics, B-29, C-130, Jetstar, C-5, B-47 for 32 years. Retired for 22 years. Ran a TV & Radio repair shop for 3 years.
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Comments:
Mr. Wigley passed away May 7th 2007 and is buried at Little River Methodist Church Cemetery in Woodstock, GA

 


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