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Claude Templeton Everson

 

Claude Everson, 2001

 

Recent Address:

612 Stardust Lane, Los Altos, CA 94024

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Family Information:

Wife: Marian

Hometown:

Fall River, KS

Date Entered Service:

August, 1942

Service Number:

37217495

Bomb Group:

444th

Squadron:

676th

Location of Unit:

Great Bend, KS

Missions Flown:

37

Hump Missions Flown:

20

Targets:

Manchuria, Bangkok, Formosa, Hankow, Singapore, Omura

Awards/Decorations:

Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross, Presidential Unit Citation, India-Burma Theater Ribbon,
Bronze Stars for China Campaign, Air Offensive Japan, Palembang, Sumatra Air Offensive, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal

Service Schools Attended:

Radio Operation and Maintenance-Scott Field ; Radar, Ground-Boca Raton, FL ; Airborne Radar-Boca Raton, FL

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 866-Radar Observer

Rank Upon Discharge:

Staff Sergeant

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-24580 Undecided, 42-63378 Fubar

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

February 23, 1945

Date Discharged from the 58th:

September 9, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Collins Radio, Cedar Rapids, IO. Designed, developed and installed 60" Cyclotron, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Argone National Laboratory.  Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, Livermore, CA -- special project.Lockheed Aircraft Space Div., CA - 3 years; Lockheed Missile & Space Div., CA - 33 years; Agena, Nimbus, Hubbell Space Telescope, Gravity Probe B, Stanford, CA

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

I learned how all personalities can work well together in common endeavor. This was not only for our crew but also with the Indian and Chinese that we encountered.

Comments:

Mr. Everson passed away July 4, 2011.

 


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