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Edwin O. Duty

 

S/Sgt. Edwin O. Duty, 1944

 

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Family Information:

Wife: Dorothy; Children: Diana

Hometown:

Salinas, CA

Date Entered Service:

October 19, 1942

Service Number:

39029671

Bomb Group:

462nd

Squadron:

769th

Location of Unit:

Wichita, KS (1943)

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

Several. Exact number not known.

Targets:

N/A - Supply flights

Awards/Decorations:

Bronze Star,Distinguished Unit Citation,Sharp Shooter Badge

Service Schools Attended:

TSS - Amarillo, TX 1942/43; Heavy Bomber Maintenance - Walker AAFB, KS 1943; Special Maintenace - Seattle, WA 1943

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 747-Airplane and Engine Mechanic

Rank Upon Discharge:

S/Sgt

Crew Type:

Flight crew / Ground crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-6273 Old-Bitch-U-Airy Bess

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

October 5, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Auto mechanic. Diesel mechanic. Diesel/Gas engine Shop Foreman for agricultural firm in Salinas, CA.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

A lot of hard work, but a job that had to be done.

Comments:
Ed died from complications of cancer on April 30, 1982 at age 74.

 

Ground crew of Old-Bitch-U-Airy Bess. Crew Chief S/Sgt. Edwin O. Duty back row on right. 17 Nov 1944

 


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