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Floyd Bennett Jr.


Floyd Bennett, 1944

Recent Address:

10892 Tenth Avenue, Remus, MI 49340

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: Floyd and Jessie

Hometown:

Remus, MI

Date Entered Service:

December 12, 1941

Service Number:

16042647

Bomb Group:

462nd

Squadron:

768th

Location of Unit:

 

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

Air Medal with 3 Bronze Clusters, Overseas Bar, Service Stripe, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 2 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Offensive Japan, Central Burma Campaign

Service Schools Attended:

Chanute Field, IL ; Lowry Field, CO

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 737-Flight Engineer VHB

Rank Upon Discharge:

M/Sgt

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

October 11, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Farmer; Practical Nursing/Physical Therapy at State Home

Comments:

Deceased March 2, 2002 and is buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, Mecosta, MI.

 


Floyd Bennett and family, 1992

 


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