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S/Sgt. Stanley Sum

S/Sgt. Stanley Sum

United States Air Force
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S/Sgt. Stanley Sum served with the Engineering Section of the 85th FS.  Born in Amsterdam, NY in 1918, he started his military service at Mitchel Field in Long Island, NY in December 1940. He served at Windsor Locks, CT and in Michigan before ultimately going overseas to Egypt with the 85th FS in 1942. He returned home in the summer of 1945 and for his time in the service he received the WWII Victory Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, the American Defense Service Medal,  Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, and Bronze Stare.  After the war, Stanley married Ann Melnycruk and they raised three children. He continued his interest in airplanes and flying with his work at National Airlines in Miami, Fl. and at Mohawk Airlines in Albany, NY. Stanley Sum Passed away in 1996 at the age of 78.