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36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Eugene Erickson

 

Gene Erickson and Bob Nelson in Calcutta 1944

 

Recent Address:

4431 Arden View Ct., Arden Hills, MN 55112

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Family Information:

 

Hometown:

Cambridge, MN

Date Entered Service:

October 30, 1942

Service Number:

17154910

Bomb Group:

462nd

Squadron:

769th

Location of Unit:

Walker, KS (December, 1942)

Missions Flown:

6 maintenance flights.

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

Aircraft Mechanics School-Seymour Johnson Field Feb 1943; Electrical School-Chanute Field, Rantoul, IL Jul 1943; Boeing B-29 School-Seattle, WA Sep 1943

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 685-Airplane Electrical Mechanic, Specialist

Rank Upon Discharge:

S/Sgt

Crew Type:

Ground crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-6347 King Size

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

December 3, 1945

Date Discharged from the 58th:

December 3, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

Air Force Reserve 1956-1959.

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Aircraft Mechanic Northwest Airlines

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

What was important to me was that all the aircrafts that I worked on made it back to base.

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