39th Bomb Group (VH)

Flight Engineer's


airmedal.gif [The Air Medal]


Unit Citation
and Awards

arpuc.jpg [The Presidental Unit Citation]


Click on the name of the Decoration, Service Award, or Ribbon Device to learn the criteria

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M/Sgt George Beaver, Jr.
Flight Engineer
George W. Beaver
Herington, KS 1945
George W. Beaver, Jr. was born on June 27, 1921. Originally from Ohio.

Beaver retired from the Air Force at the rank of Master Sergeant. In 1967, he moved to Hallandale, Florida.

George W. Beaver
Herington, KS 1945

George, Jr. and his wife Annie have 3 daughters, Wanda, Heidi and Marjorie and a son George.





George W. Beaver died at the age of 55 on January 3, 1977

Service Awards
apcm.jpg [The Asiatic-Pacfic Campaign Medal]


star1.gif [Bronze Star]
amcamp.gif [The American Campaign Medal]
wwiivic.gif [The Victory Medal, World War II]

If anyone has additional information on George Beaver or a member of his crew, please email

Source: The Toledo Blade, Jan. 7, 1977.
Obituary and photos supplied by John J. Essig, CFC