New England Air Museum
James J. Lavin
Recent Address: 129 Stiles Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Family Information: Wife: Mary; Children: Joseph, Greg, James, Anita, Jeanette, Mary and Theresa
Hometown: Elizabeth, NJ
Date Entered Service: November 2nd 1942
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Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 792nd
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Rank Upon Discharge: Sergeant
Crew Type: Ground
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Were you a POW? No
Were you interned? No
Date Transferred from the 58th: February 9, 1946
Date Discharged from the 58th: February 9, 1946
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James worked for the City of Elizabeth as a maintenance foreman in City Hall for 28 years before he retired in 1982.

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Mr. Lavin passed away October 28th 2013 and is buried at Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, NJ


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