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Evert Eugene Swanson
Evert Swanson, WWII
Evert Swanson, WWII
Recent Address: Kane, PA
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Family Information: Parents: Oscar and Ruth; Wife: Hazel; Children: Linda, William and David
Hometown: West Kane, PA
Date Entered Service:
Service Number:
Bomb Group: 40th
Squadron: 25th
Location of Unit:
Missions Flown: 35
Hump Missions Flown:
Targets:
Awards/Decorations: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters
Service Schools Attended:
Military Specialty(ies): Central Fire Control Gunner
Rank Upon Discharge: Technical Sergeant
Crew Type: Flight
Airplane Serial No.& Name: Weschler Crew - 42-6344 (Princess Patsy); 42-65233 (Superstitious Aloysius)
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):
Senior Technician for Tennessee Gas Pipeline
Comments:
Mr. Evert passed away December 23, 2010 and is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Kane, PA.
Hazel and Evert Swanson
Weschler Crew
Back Row L-R: Maj. George T. Weschler, Aircraft Commander; T/Sgt. Chester Wnuk, Right Gunner; S/Sgt. Everett Swanson, CFC; Sgt. Jarmon, Left Gunner; Sgt. Earl Gehris, Tail Gunner
Front Row L-R: Lt. Frederic Wolkoff, Radar Officer; Capt. Clark Thomas, Navigator; Lt. H.S. Green, Co-pilot; Lt. O'Keefe, Bombardier; Lt. Mann, Flight Engineer
Hazel and Evert Swanson
Hazel and Evert Swanson

 


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