Harold Francis Watson, 0-397797, Lieutenant Colonel
Pilot Crew 9

Completed four years of college.  Entered military service August 31, 1940.  Completed flying training and commissioned as Second Lieutenant in September, 1940.  Was severely injured in bail-out and was patient in Walter Reed Hospital, Washington D.C. until July, 1944.  Remained in service after World War II and served at bases in Colorado, Washington, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Oklahoma and California.  Served in Japan from May, 1954 until October, 1955.  Retired on October 31, 1961.  Decorations include the Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, and the Chinese Army, Navy, and Air Corps Medal, Class A, 1st Grade.

Born April 3, 1916, Buffalo, New York

Died September 14, 1991, Inglewood, CA


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