New England Air Museum
Frederick Ealan Jack

 

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Family Information:

Wife - Irma and two children

Hometown:

Sumner, ME

Date Entered Service:

June 4, 1942

Service Number:

 

Bomb Group:

468th

Squadron:

 

Location of Unit:

Smoky Hill Army Air Field, Salina, KS and New Pueblo, CO

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, with 5 bronze stars; Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal, American Theater Service Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

 

Rank Upon Discharge:

Sergeant

Crew Type:

 

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

February 28, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Worked as a part-time farmer and meat cutter for 24 years before retiring.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

Memorable experiences include loading and activating bombs, serving as acting chief and then chief.

Comments:

Mr. Jack passed away October 18, 1997 and is buried at Buckfield Village Cemetery, Buckfield, ME.

 


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