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

New England Air Museum
John Brewster Oliver
 
Recent Address:   6525 Heidi Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32277
 
Email:    
 
Family Information:   Parents: John and Cora; Wife: Margery; Children: Douglas, Deborah, Sandra; Siblings: Donald, Gerald
 
Hometown:   Chagrin Falls, OH
 
Date Entered Service:   September, 1942
 
Service Number:   35342162
 
Bomb Group:   444th Bomb Group
 
Squadron:   676th Bomb Squadron
 
Location of Unit:   India; 1944
 
Missions Flown:    
 
Hump Missions Flown:    
 
Targets:    
 
Awards/Decorations:   American Theater Ribbon,Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 5 Bronze Stars,Good Conduct Medal,Distinguished Unit Badge,WWII Victory Medal
 
Service Schools Attended:   Airplane Mechanic Course- Lincoln, NE 1942; Boeing Airplanes, Seattle,WA 1943
 
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 685-Airplane Electrical Mechanic, Specialist, Carbine Sharpshooter
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   S/Sgt.
 
Crew Type:   Ground crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:    
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   December 1, 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Sales Manager and President of Zaun Equipment Co., Jacksonville, FL -- (Distribution of Toro Products)
 
Comments:
John was a member and officer of the China-Burma-India Veterans Assoc., Gator Bowl Basha CBIVA #74.

He died on April 5, 2002.

 


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