New England Air Museum
Jeremiah P. Belknap
Recent Address:
9539 Cedar Springs Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46260-1282
Email:
Family Information:
Parents: Nat J. and Mary E.; 5 children
Hometown:
Napoleon, OH
Date Entered Service:
April, 1942
Service Number:
35326298
Bomb Group:
40th
Squadron:
44th
Location of Unit:
Guatemala City (November, 1942)
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions Flown:
Approx. 12
Targets:
Awards/Decorations:
Bronze Star, Air Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge
Service Schools Attended:
Mechanics School - Chanute Field June 1942
Military Specialty(ies):
MOS 750-Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Rank Upon Discharge:
M/Sgt
Crew Type:
Ground crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:
42-6289 Nippon Nipper, 42-24503 Nippon Nipper II, 42-24729 Nippon Nipper III
Were you a POW?
No
Were you interned?
No
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged from the 58th:
October 23, 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Attorney
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
I wouldn't trade the experience for anything!!
Comments:
Mr. Belknap passed away September 14, 2009 and is buried at the Episcopal Church of All Saints in Indianapolis, IN.

 


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