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William A. Zell
 
William Zell, 1943
William Zell, 1943
 
Recent Address:   2481 Rosemary Lane, Columbia, PA 17512-9437
 
Email:    
 
Family Information:   Parents: William and Kate; Siblings: Stanley, John, Kathryn, Dorothy, Phyllis, Mary Jane, Shirley
 
Hometown:   Lititz, PA
 
Date Entered Service:   August 13, 1943
 
Service Number:   33514658
 
Bomb Group:   40th Bomb Group
 
Squadron:   44th Bomb Squadron
 
Location of Unit:   Tinian
 
Missions Flown:    
 
Hump Missions Flown:    
 
Targets:    
 
Awards/Decorations:   Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 1 Bronze Star
 
Service Schools Attended:   AAF Aerial Gunnery
 
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 612-Airplane Armorer-Gunner
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   Sgt.
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:    
 
Were you a POW?   No
If so, where?    
 
Were you interned?   No
If so, where?    
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   December 6, 1945
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Hoffman Seeds -- Landisville, PA; Sensenich Bros. -- Lititz, PA; US Postal Service until Feb. 1979.
 
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William Zell, 1994
William Zell, 1994

 


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