Location:
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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New England Air Museum
George M. McMeechan
 
George McMeechan, WWII
George McMeechan, WWII
 
 
Recent Address:   17402 N. 36th Lane, Glendale, AZ 85308
 
Email:    
 
Family Information:   George's father was a member of the British Expeditionary Forces in WWI and served in India. The family moved to the USA from Scotland when George was 3 yrs. Old. They became citizens in 1935.
 
Hometown:   Kenmore, NY
 
Date Entered Service:   April 25 1944
 
Service Number:   42117898
 
Bomb Group:   444th
 
Squadron:   676th
 
Location of Unit:   Tinian - July 2 1945
 
Missions Flown:   9
 
Hump Missions Flown:    
 
Targets:   Utsonomiya, Namazu, Fukui, Tsu, Hachiogi, Toyokawa, Shimizu, Hikari, Tokyo
 
Awards/Decorations:   Purple Heart,Distinguished Unit Badge, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 2 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Ribbon, Air Medal, WWII Victory Medal
 
Service Schools Attended:   Flexible Gunnery School Aug 1944
 
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 611-Aerial Gunner,
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   Corporal
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-24873 Snuffy, 42-24580 Undecided, 42-24720 Fu-Kemal-Tu
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:   September 1945
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   April 22 1946
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Police Officer, Kenmore, NY; Plant Security, Anaheim, CA
 
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
We have all valued the friendships made through the annual reunions of the 58th Bomb Wing. All members of Clow's crew made either personal or phone contact with one another at least 45 years after discharge. There are three crew members who are still living.
 
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