New England Air Museum
John Kaan Jensen
Recent Address:
9911 Estate Lane, Dallas, TX 75238
Email:
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Family Information:
Hometown:
Grand Rapids, MI
Date Entered Service:
February, 1943
Service Number:
36451868
Bomb Group:
40th
Squadron:
44th
Location of Unit:
Pratt, KS February 1944
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions Flown:
Targets:
Yawata, Nagasaki, Singapore, Rangoon,Omura
Awards/Decorations:
Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross
Service Schools Attended:
Armorer's School - Buckley, CO 1943; CFC School - Lowry Field, CO 1943
Military Specialty(ies):
MOS 580-Remote Control Turret Gunner (CFC)
Rank Upon Discharge:
Staff Sergeant
Crew Type:
Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:
42-24541 Bombin' Buggy II
Were you a POW?
No
Were you interned?
No
Date Transferred from the 58th:
March, 1945
Date Discharged from the 58th:
October 1, 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Sales
Comments:
Mr. Jensen passed away September 8, 2007 and is buried at the Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, TX

 


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