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William C. Olsen, Jr.
William C. Olsen Jr. and Joe Strobile, 1945
William C. Olsen Jr. (L) and Joe Strobile, 1945
Recent Address:   112 Orozco Avenue, Bastrop, TX 78602-7695
Family Information:   Parents: William Sr. and Clara; Siblings: John, Thomas, Wiley
Hometown:   Taylor, Texas
Date Entered Service:   October 29, 1941
Service Number:   18057297
Bomb Group:   444th Bomb Group
Squadron:   677th Bomb Squadron
Location of Unit:   Davis-Monthan Field, Tucson, AZ; May 5, 1943
Missions Flown:    
Hump Missions Flown:   3
Awards/Decorations:   Good Conduct Medal,American Defense Service Medal,American Theater Service Medal,Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 5 Bronze Service Stars,Distinguished Unit Citation,Service Stripe,Overseas Service Bars (3),Certificates of Merit (2),Western Pacific Campaign
Service Schools Attended:   Aircraft Mechanics School Nov 1941-Apr 1942
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 747-Airplane and Engine Mechanic, MOS 405-Clerk-Typist
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:   October 4, 1945
Date Discharged from the 58th:   October 31, 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:   Three years inactive reserves.
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Parts Manager for GM Car Dealer; Service Manager for GM Car Dealer
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
The memories are too many and too great to enumerate. These are things that have brought me back for 25 wonderful reunions.


William C. Olsen Jr. (L) and Joe Strobile, 1945
William C. Olsen Jr. (L) and Joe Strobile, 1945


Nell & Bill Olsen 1995
Nell & Bill Olsen 1995


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