New England Air Museum
Charles J. Briggs

 

Recent Address:

526 Bayview Drive, Aptos, CA 95003

Email:

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Family Information:

Parents: Charles and Malvina; Wife: Dixie

Hometown:

Memphis, TN

Date Entered Service:

1940

Service Number:

0419221

Bomb Group:

444th

Squadron:

678th

Location of Unit:

North Field, Tinian (1945?)

Missions Flown:

10

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

Osaka, Utsonomiya

Awards/Decorations:

Air Medal, Western Pacific Campaign, Air Offensive Japan

Service Schools Attended:

Bombardier School, Lowry Field 1940; Navigation School, San Marcos TX 1943?

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1035-Bombardier, MOS 1034-Navigator

Rank Upon Discharge:

Lt. Col.

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:

1947?

Post-WWII Military Service:

Served as Liaison Officer for Air Force Academy for 5 years or more.

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Right-of-Way Agent, Dept. of Highways, California. Stockbroker.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

Happy Memories.

Comments:

Lt. Col. Briggs passed away February 10, 2004.

 


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