New England Air Museum
Peter August Christopher

 

Recent Address:

408 West 31st Street, Davenport, IA 52803-1022

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: Olaf and Hilma; Wife: Helen; Children: Patricia, Jackie, Deborah, Richard, William Joseph

Hometown:

Moline, IL

Date Entered Service:

December, 1942

Service Number:

16088740

Bomb Group:

462nd

Squadron:

768th and 770th

Location of Unit:

 

Missions Flown:

28

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, Presidential Unit Citation

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

Radio Operator

Rank Upon Discharge:

Staff 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:

October, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Prior to entering the service, was a furniture salesperson.

Mr. Christopher had been employed for 27 years at Sear's Roebuck, retiring in 1974 as a department manager.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

Peter was very proud of his service to our country.

Comments:

Mr. Christopher passed away February 27, 1999 and is buried at Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, IL.

 


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