New England Air Museum
William M. Ginder

 

Recent Address:

28791 Outram Street, Easton, MD 21601

Email:

 

Family Information:

 

Hometown:

Baltimore, MD

Date Entered Service:

October 27, 1942

Service Number:

13135553 and T139160

Bomb Group:

444th

Squadron:

678th

Location of Unit:

Tinian - June 1945

Missions Flown:

4

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

Hachiogi, Yawata, Tokyo (2)

Awards/Decorations:

Distinguished Unit Badge, American Service Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal, Overseas Service

Service Schools Attended:

Airplane Engine Mechanic 8/19/43; Precision Navigation 9/9/44 to 12/23/44; Instrument Repair 2/5/43

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 1034 - Navigator

Rank Upon Discharge:

Flight Officer

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

July 4, 1945

Date Discharged from the 58th:

May 1, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Vice Chairman -- Crown Central Petroleum Corp.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

This is where I grew up!

Comments:

 

 


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