New England Air Museum
Gordon E. Hess
Recent Address: Johnstown, NY
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Family Information:
Parents: Clarence and Ethelyn; Wife: Edith; Children: Alan, Fred and John
Hometown:
Johnstown, NY
Date Entered Service:
December 28, 1942
Service Number:
33546592
Bomb Group:
22nd Air Depot Group
Squadron:
97th Repair Squadron
Location of Unit:
Kharagpur, Okinawa
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions Flown:
Targets:
Awards/Decorations:
Service Schools Attended:
Military Specialty(ies):
Repair and fuel system specialist
Rank Upon Discharge:
Technical Sergeant
Crew Type:
Ground crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:
Were you a POW?
No
Were you interned?
No
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged from the 58th:
Post-WWII Military Service:
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
He worked for many years as a layout man for General Electric in Schenectady, retiring in 1984.
Comments:
Mr. Hess passed away October 4, 2012. He is buried at Fort Plain Cemetery, Ft. Plain, NY.

 


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