New England Air Museum
Floyd Augustine Wright
 
Recent Address:   P. O. Box 323, Grass Valley, CA 95945
 
Email:    
 
Family Information:   Wife: Ruth
 
Hometown:    
 
Date Entered Service:    
 
Service Number:   6914183/ O-748491
 
Bomb Group:   462nd
 
Squadron:   770th
 
Location of Unit:   Honolulu, Hawaii; Dec 1941
 
Missions Flown:   8
 
Hump Missions Flown:    
 
Targets:    
 
Awards/Decorations:   Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, American Defense Service Medal with 1 Bronze Star, Air Medal, American Theater Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal
 
Service Schools Attended:   Airplane Mechanics School ; Flight School ;
 
Military Specialty(ies):   Aircraft Commander
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   1st Lt.
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:    
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:   October 11, 1945
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   October 11, 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:   None
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Obtained a degree in Accounting; Accountant with Oklahoma Flower Market. Obtained a license as a Real Estate Broker in California. Operated as Real Estate Broker during the following years to present.
 
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
I'm happy I helped in a small way to win the war against Japan.
 
Comments:
I was an assistant Crew Chief on a B-17 that arrived in Hawaii a short time prior to the attack by the Japanese on December 7, 1941.

 


Previous 58th Bomb Wing Veterans Index Next