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Albert Stanley Heiden

 

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Stan Heiden - Clearwater, FL - 1942

 

Recent Address:

251 Second Ave., Stratford, CT 06615

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: Lawrence and Elvira; Wife: Frances; Children: Richard, James, Marjorie, Thomas

Hometown:

Clifton, NJ

Date Entered Service:

August 28, 1942

Service Number:

O-684966

Bomb Group:

468th

Squadron:

794th

Location of Unit:

Kharagpur, India - November 1944

Missions Flown:

24

Hump Missions Flown:

Approximately 8

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal (3) Bronze Star (3)

Service Schools Attended:

Bombardier school Mar-Jun 1943; Navigation school Jun-Nov 1943

Military Specialty(ies):

Bombardier

Rank Upon Discharge:

1st Lieutenant

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

44-61566 Jack's Hack

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

 

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Owned insurance agency

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

It was a great branch of the service to be in.

Comments:

Mr. Heiden passed away October 20, 2005.

 

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Stan Heiden - 1998

 


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