New England Air Museum
Donald A. Bowen


Donald Bowen, WWII

Recent Address:

533 N. 8th Avenue, Canton, IL 61520-2107

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Albert Bowen; Child: Rod; Sibling: Mabel

Hometown:

Canton, IL

Date Entered Service:

October 21, 1942

Service Number:

16075464?

Bomb Group:

40th and 462nd

Squadron:

 

Location of Unit:

 

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

Asiatic-Pacific Theater Medal with 3 Bronze Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal

Service Schools Attended:

Photography, Lowry Field, CO Oct 1942

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 945-Photography Laboratory Technician

Rank Upon Discharge:

S/Sgt

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

December 7, 1945

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Computer Division, International Harvester, retired 1977;
Financial Secretary , Wesley United Methodist Church 1978-2001

Comments:

Mr. Bowen passed away on June 12th 2004.

 


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