New England Air Museum
Donald Prouty
 
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Family Information:   Parents: Merl and Josephine; Wife: Minnie
 
Hometown:   Norwich, OH
 
Date Entered Service:   March 31, 1944
 
Service Number:   35077934
 
Bomb Group:   468th Bomb Group
 
Squadron:   793rd Bomb Squadron
 
Location of Unit:   West Field, Tinian; Jul 1945
 
Missions Flown:   4
 
Hump Missions Flown:    
 
Targets:   Aomori, Hachiogi, Fukuyama, Hikari
 
Awards/Decorations:   Eastern Mandates, Western Pacific Campaign, Air Offensive Japan, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 3 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Air Medal, WWII Victory Medal
 
Service Schools Attended:   Airplane Armorer Aug 1944; Remote Control Turret Pre-Gunnery Oct 1944;
 
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 580-Remote Control Turret Gunner (CFC)
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   S/Sgt.
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-63532 Million Dollar Baby II
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   March 24, 1946
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Farmer and millwright
 
Comments:
Donald Prouty passed away in August, 1973.

 


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