David William Pohl, 6152141, First Lieutenant
Gunner Crew 8

Graduated Wellesley High School in 1939.  Entered military service January, 1940 at Boston, Mass.  Was youngest of 80 crewmen who took part in Tokyo Raid.  Was member of crew interned for thirteen months in Russia.  Completed pilot training in August, 1945 and subsequently served with Training Command and Caribbean Defense Command in Panama, Canal Zone.  Left service in December, 1947.  Received BS degree in 1951 in Business Administration, Babson Institute, Boston, Mass.  Decorations include the Distinguished Flying Cross, and the Chinese Army, Navy, and Air Corps Medal, Class A, 1st Grade.

Born December 31, 1921, Boston, Massachusetts
Died February 18, 1999

Cremated
Ashes scattered in the Pacific Ocean

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1931


1945

 
Graduation from Babson College - 1951 - with mother, Martha Wessling, sister Dot and father, Robert Anton POHL

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