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Donald Meredith Klins
Donald M. Klins - WWII
Donald M. Klins - WWII
Recent Address:   880 N. Meadowcroft Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216
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Family Information:   Parents: Albert and Elsie; Wife: Grace
Hometown:   Erie, PA
Date Entered Service:   October 27 1942
Service Number:   33297727
Bomb Group:   444th
Squadron:   677th
Location of Unit:    
Missions Flown:   At least 35 missions
Hump Missions Flown:    
Awards/Decorations:   Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 6 Bronze Service Stars, WWII Victory Medal
Service Schools Attended:   AAFTS Radio Operators and Mechanics-Chicago, IL Apr 1943; AAFTTC Radio Mechanics-Boca Raton, FL Jul 1943
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 867-Radar Mechanic, Bombardment, MOS 2867-Radar Observer Mechanic Bombardment
Rank Upon Discharge:   Staff Sergeant
Crew Type:   Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:    
Were you a POW?   No
Were you interned?   No
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
Date Discharged from the 58th:   October 3 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:    
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Worked as a Linotype Operator at Newspaper.
Mr. Klins passed away September 22, 1992 and is buried at Erie Cemetery, Erie, PA.


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