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Patrick E. Pellecchia
Patrick Pellecchia, WWII
Patrick Pellecchia, WWII
Recent Address:   806 Sweetwater Drive, Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
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Family Information:   Parents: Patrick and Rose; Wife: Doris; Children: Patrick, Dennis, Michael, Patrice, Eileen, E.J.
Hometown:   Philadelphia, PA
Date Entered Service:   August, 1943
Service Number:    
Bomb Group:   40th Bomb Group
Squadron:   44th Bomb Squadron
Location of Unit:   India
Missions Flown:   2 missions over Burma; 8 Missions over Tokyo from Tinian
Hump Missions Flown:   Yes (details unknown)
Targets:   Burma, Singapore
Awards/Decorations:   Purple Heart, Air Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 2 Battle Stars
Service Schools Attended:   Gunnery Training (Aerial)-Laredo AAB, TX May-Jun 1944; Aerial Navigator-Hondo AAB, TX Oct 1944; Radar Training-Langley AAB, VA Oct 1944-Jan 1945
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 1039-Navigator, Radar
Rank Upon Discharge:  
1st Lt.
Crew Type:   Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-63538 Winged Victory II, 42-24503 Nippon Nipper II
Were you a POW?   Yes
If so, where?   Tokyo, Kempei Tai, Omori
Were you interned?   Yes
If so, where?   Kempei Tai
Date Transferred from the 58th:   Unknown
Date Discharged from the 58th:   Jan 1946?
Post-WWII Military Service:    
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Attended Pennsylvania Military College, then Medical School -- became Medical Physician
Passed away in 1973.


Patrick Pellecchia
Patrick Pellecchia


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