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Donald Prouty
Recent Address:    
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
Donald Prouty passed away in August, 1973.


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