Warren Priepot

Warren Priepot, WWII
Warren Priepot, WWII
Recent Address: 107 Muntman Drive, Winchester, IL 62694
E-mail Address:
Family Info: Parents: John Henry and Iva Maude; Wife: Sarah Jane; Children: Steve, James
Hometown: Mendon, IL
Date Entered Service: December 13, 1942
Service Number: 16186010
Bomb Group: 40th
Squadron: 45th
Squadron:
Location of Unit: Pratt, KS; 1943
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions:
Targets:
Awards: Presidential Unit Citation, Burma-India-China Offensive, 5 Bronze Service Stars, Central Burma Campaign, Air Offensive Japan, Western Pacific Campaign, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal, 3 Service Bars, Good Conduct Medal
Service Schools: AAFID -- New Orleans 1943; OTSS -- Willow Run, MI 1943; Factory Air Frame 1943
MOS: MOS 747-Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Rank Upon Discharge: Sgt
Crew Type: Ground crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: Was with lead plane from Tinian - 42-6276 Black Magic. Was on three B-29s -- 2 shot down
Where You a POW?:
POW Location:
Where You a Interned?:
Internment Location:
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged: November 27, 1945
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Went back to school, got my degree, sold insurance, went into farming, coached Little League, and did church work.
Thoughts About the 58th: I am proud to have experienced a small part of the best of the best -- wonderful men -- friends for life. I'm ready to do it again, if needed.
Comments:
Warren Priepot
Warren Priepot

58th Bomb Wing Veterans Index
© New England Air Museum 2016-2021
36 Perimeter Rd., Windsor Locks, CT, 06096
860-623-3305