New England Air Museum
George R. Bissey
 
George Bissey, 1945
George Bissey, 1945
 
Recent Address:  

1710 Rosale Rd., The Villages, FL 32162

Email:  

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Family Information:  

 

Hometown:  

Decatur, IL

Date Entered Service:  

July 8, 1941

Service Number:  

16018698

Bomb Group:  

40th

Squadron:  

45th

Location of Unit:  

Pratt, KS (July, 1945)

Missions Flown:  

 

Hump Missions Flown:  

 

Targets:  

 

Awards/Decorations:  

President Unit Citation, Korean Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, Armament/Munitions

Service Schools Attended:  

Missile School; Sheet Metal School 1960; NCO Academy 1961

Military Specialty(ies):
 

MOS 555-Airplane Sheet Metal Worker

Rank Upon Discharge:
 

M/Sgt

Crew Type:
 

Ground Crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:
 

42-24685 Outlaw

Were you a POW?
 

No

Were you interned?
 

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:
 

September 1, 1945

Date Discharged from the 58th:
 

October 1, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:
 

Sept. 1950 - June 1966

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Postal letter carrier

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

Comradeship and lifelong friendships

Comments:

Mr. Bissey passed away December 19, 2005 and is buried at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL

 


George Bissey, Tinian, 1945

 


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