AIR COMMANDO Kaften, Douglas Irwin

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Kaften
  • FORENAME
Douglas Irwin
  • UNIT
2 AC Group (155 Liaison Squadron)
  • RANK
Technical Sergeant
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Air Medal with oak leaf cluster
  • PLACE
Burma 1944-45
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 28.9.1921 Bronx,New York
son of Edward and Rose (nee Salkin) Kaften
served 1941-46
liaison pilot
textile industry executive,Manhattan postwar
retired 1988 to Shelter Island,New York (last residence)
married Janet Culbertson (41 years) (2 daughters Jane and Sandy,1 son Mitchell)
died 16.10.2005 Southampton,New York
Calverton National Cemetery,Calverton,Suffolk County,New York
 
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